Sustainability Initiatives in the Art Industry

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Feb 23, 2021 12:27:59 PM

In the past year, there has been more dialogue on sustainability and we've seen an influx of new initiatives advocating for a climate-conscious future in the arts. And while we are excited to see our clients expressing interest in addressing climate change, so many don't know where to start. Here are some of the resources we would recommend to learn more and take action.

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Topics: Industry, Partners, Sustainability

4 Key Takeaways From the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2020, Part II

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Jan 27, 2021 7:33:33 PM

As COVID-19 turbo-charged the online art market, buyer behavior has changed. Read our key takeaways from part two of the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report and how the ARTA API can help sellers sustain growth and build loyalty.

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Topics: ARTA API, Industry

The Impacts of the Post-Brexit Trade Deal

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Jan 14, 2021 11:00:06 AM

With the United Kingdom and European Union reaching an agreement on a post-Brexit trade deal just before Christmas, the art and antiques industry finally received some clarity on what the UK's relationship with the EU would look like and how this may impact the market. Here's what you need to know and what the biggest impacts have been so far.

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Topics: International Shipping, Industry, Duties and Customs

Our 2020 Carbon Footprint & Support of Conservation

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Dec 9, 2020 11:29:44 AM

As a next step in our commitment to sustainability, we produced our first shipping emissions audit and are proud to announce that we have made a donation on behalf of our clients to old-growth forest conservation to counteract the emissions produced from all shipments booked with ARTA in 2020. Read about why we chose to invest in conservation and learn more about the project.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Sustainability

Our Commitment to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint and Promoting Sustainability

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Nov 4, 2020 5:39:33 PM

ARTA is committed to being a thought leader in pushing the art industry to take meaningful action to reduce its carbon footprint. Over the next few years, our goals are to both emit less CO2 into the air (emissions reduction) and to invest in removing existing CO2 from the air (carbon removal). Read about our commitment to sustainability and plans for the future.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Sustainability

Brexit: Frequently Asked Questions and What We Know Now

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Oct 13, 2020 1:14:32 PM

With the Brexit deadline nearing, our team is answering frequently asked questions from our clients about what they can expect in a post-Brexit world. We will continue to answer FAQs here until the terms of the negotiations have been settled.

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Topics: International Shipping, Industry, Duties and Customs

4 Key Takeaways From the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2020, Part I

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Jul 17, 2020 10:42:24 AM

Four key takeaways from the Hiscox online art market report and how the ARTA API can help businesses accelerate online sales growth.

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Topics: ARTA API, Industry

Partnership Development During a Pandemic

Posted by Bill Leys on Apr 8, 2020 12:41:20 PM

At a time when the world is grappling with a global pandemic and businesses are quickly shifting priorities, ARTA's Head of Sales, Bill Leys, shares how he is looking to partnership opportunities to help generate new business leads.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry

Shipping Partner Survey: Effects on Operations During COVID-19

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Mar 20, 2020 2:39:15 PM

We surveyed hundreds of our shipping and service partners around the world on the state of their current operations.

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Topics: International Shipping, Industry

COVID-19: Current and Anticipated Impacts on our Business

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Mar 5, 2020 3:30:28 PM

As cases of Covid-19 continue to rise across the globe, we are seeing delays and other impacts to our business. Here, we will continue to update our clients with facts and takeaways they can use to prepare for and assess upcoming shipments.

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Topics: Air Freight, International Shipping, Industry

About ARTA 

Best in class logistics software for high-value goods and collectibles.

ARTA's API automates shipping and fulfillment for high-value and collectible objects. Our software provides instant shipping costs for any item type—regardless of size, material, or price point—allowing our customers to reduce overhead, scale faster and offer a frictionless purchase experience for their buyers. With end-to-end global fulfillment services including shipping, packing, tracking, insurance, and more, ARTA is an all-in-one logistics solution for merchants and marketplaces.