Author Archives: Uncle Marty's Shipping Office

FedEx Rates Just Got Lower

Whaaat? Lower!? Yes, lower! Here’s the skinny: FedEx recently announced a change in the way they calculate dimensional weight. (Dimensional weight is the minimum chargeable weight of a shipment based on the size of the container.) For the past few … Continue reading

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Summer Storage Season

Summer storage season is in full swing! We’ve broken records again this year and are so grateful to you for trusting us with your precious items. Many of you have already received your items back, whether you arranged to pick … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Uncle Marty’s will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. DHL, FedEx, and USPS have no domestic operations on the holiday. See you Thursday!

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Lovepop Cards Are Here!

You’ve seen them on Shark Tank. And now you’ll see them at Uncle Marty’s! We’re honored to now carry Lovepop greeting cards: fantastic, 3D pop-up cards that are sure to delight! The detail in Lovepop is extraordinary … truly more … Continue reading

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Extended Graduation Weekend Hours

We’ll be open extended hours this weekend to help all of the Cornell grads ship out! Friday, 5/25: 9-6 Saturday, 5/26: 10-5 Sunday, 5/27: 12-5 (Graduation Day) Monday, 5/28: 9-6 (Memorial Day) Tuesday, 5/29: 9-6 We have 50+ sizes of … Continue reading

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BOXES | SHIPPING | STORAGE

We are your end-of-semester move-out headquarters! BOXES We stock over 50 sizes of boxes all year long, but in May we feature giant stacks of four special move-out sizes: Small (18x12x12, $2.99) Medium (18x18x18, $4.99) Large (24x18x18, $6.99) Extra Large … Continue reading

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NEW: FedEx ID Requirements

Dear Clients, We’ve just received communication from our partners at FedEx that valid government-issued photo ID will now be required for shipments processed at FedEx Authorized ShipCenters. The address we keep on file for you must match the address on … Continue reading

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Big Changes ‘Round Here

If you’ve been to Uncle Marty’s in the last few days, you’ve notice that we’ve been busy making some big changes! Over spring break, we hauled around all of our counters and fixtures to rearrange our layout … again. (We … Continue reading

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Closed Tuesday, April 10th

Due to a death in the family, Uncle Marty’s will be closed on Tuesday, April 10th. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope to be back to our normal schedule on Wednesday.

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Spring Break Hours

We will be closed on Saturday, March 31st, for Easter weekend. We will resume regular hours on Monday, April 2nd, and remain open our regular schedule (Monday-Friday, 9-6; Saturday, 10-3) through the rest of Cornell’s spring break. Campus may be … Continue reading

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