Brigitte Martin tells tales of shipping woe. Work shipped to her gallery in Pittsburgh turned into a shipping disaster described in this presentation:
At first this seemed like a sad story with all the blame placed on the shipper. Is that what you thought?
After listening to this audio presentation several times it occurs to me that most of the problems with this crate could have been avoided with better shipping preparation. How? Read the post Great Crate Tips on ASK Harriete.
Shipping Planning vs. Sh*t Happening
Shipping Boxes for Art or Craft Should Include Instructions
PACKING YOUR WORK FOR EXHIBITIONS
Many of these presentations were offered at the SNAG 2012 Professional Development Seminar about shipping.
Additional presentations about shipping for artists and makers are also available on the Professional Development Seminar page on my web site.