Announcing the Launch of the Art Innovators Alliance

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Nov 28, 2018 12:32:50 PM

We are thrilled to be a founding member of the Art Innovators Alliance, a group of forward-thinking global art businesses and individuals committed to advancing the art industry through innovation and technology.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Partners

The Implications of a “No Deal” Brexit

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Sep 7, 2018 9:20:25 AM

Despite the British government’s unwavering optimism, a “No Deal” Brexit is looking increasingly likely. If a “No Deal” Brexit is realized, what will it mean for the movement of art and antiques between the UK and the EU?

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Topics: International Shipping, Industry, Duties and Customs

ARTA Named Approved Service Provider by LAPADA

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Aug 7, 2018 12:11:18 PM

We are proud to have been named an approved service provider by the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry

The Post-Brexit Customs Arrangement Debate

Posted by Meredith Blechman on May 15, 2018 10:09:08 AM

The latest Brexit debate has centered around what type of customs arrangement the UK will have with the EU in a post-Brexit world. In this post, we explain the options on the table and how they might effect processes and legalities for shipping commercial goods in between the two entities.

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Topics: International Shipping, Industry, Duties and Customs

Road Freight: How Routes and Dates are Determined For Fine Art Shuttles

Posted by Meredith Blechman on May 12, 2018 1:53:01 PM

Everything you need to know about Fine Art Shuttles, from how specific routes are serviced to collection and delivery windows are determined.

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Topics: Fine Art Shuttle, Industry, Road Freight

Pricing 101: Air Freight

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Apr 17, 2018 5:36:21 PM

Northeast Transit Fine Art Services was founded in 1998 "to provide the most economical, reliable, and flexible options for Fine Art Shipping, Soft-packing, and Crating." We talked with our ARTA Shipping Partner to learn more about their team and business.

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Topics: Air Freight, International Shipping, Industry, Pricing

Shipping Slang: ARTA'S Fine Art Shipping Dictionary

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Apr 11, 2018 9:33:14 AM

What is a "bug stamp"? What about a "gantry"? What is the difference between "Full Risk" and "Limited" Insurance?

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Topics: Industry

Pricing 101: Fine Art Shuttles

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Apr 4, 2018 5:07:28 PM

A key tenet of our mission is to bring a new level of transparency to fine art shipping, particularly as it relates to pricing. In the first of a series educating about industry pricing, we look at the factors that contribute to fine art shuttle rates.

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Topics: Fine Art Shuttle, Industry, Pricing

Natural Disaster Preparedness & Relief

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Feb 5, 2018 4:00:00 PM

The past decade has seen a rise in natural disasters of increased strength and frequency. Last year was particularly devastating, with multiple hurricanes and wildfires wreaking havoc across the U.S. and neighboring territories. In addition to dealing with displacement and discomfort, many are also dealing with immense destruction and damage.

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Topics: ARTA News, 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.