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Shipping Sidekick to Offer Discount Shipping Insurance (DSI)

Aberdeen, SD, September 21, 2007 --( Shipping Sidekick (, the web’s leading shipping rate comparison website, has entered into an agreement with Discount Shipping Insurance (DSI) to offer low cost shipping insurance to Shipping Sidekick users.
Shipping Sidekick is the web’s fastest, easiest way to find out how much it will cost to ship a package. Simply enter your package information and Shipping Sidekick will show the rates and estimated transit times of UPS, FedEx, USPS, and DHL side-by-side so you may select which service best suits your shipment and budget. Savings of $3-$5 per ground package and $5-$10 per overnight package are common by simply comparing rates between carriers. Best of all, Shipping Sidekick is completely free to use.

Discount shipping insurance through DSI will now be offered to Shipping Sidekick users. DSI provides alternative shipping insurance for items shipped through the major carriers at rates lower than those offered by the carriers; often 90% or more lower. DSI also offers shipping insurance on many items that the major carriers will not cover including artwork, antiques, fragile goods and jewelry. DSI prides itself on great customer service with a paperless claims system and payment of claims in days rather than months.

"We think DSI will be a valuable service to Shipping Sidekick users," said Jacob Lakhany, Business Development Manager, Shipping Sidekick. "DSI’s rates will save people money, which is what Shipping Sidekick is all about. Further, DSI’s claims process is one of the easiest to use and provides the fastest payments of any shipping insurer we’ve seen. We are proud to display their link on our site."

“As a leading destination for comparison rate shopping, Shipping Sidekick provides users a one stop location for shipping rates offered by the major carriers,” said Ariel Shmorak, VP of DSI Insurance. “It is a natural fit to offer our shipping insurance coverage as a value added service that can save their users thousands of dollars and offer full coverage.”

For more information or to get package rates, please see or email for more information about the Shipping Sidekick.

About Shipping Sidekick
Launched in 2006 by web tools pioneer, Webplus, Inc, Shipping Sidekick is web’s leading shipping rate comparison website. Users simply enter their package information and Shipping Sidekick shows the shipping rates and estimated delivery times of DHL, FedEx, UPS, and the US Post Office side-by-side. Shipping Sidekick saves you money by showing you the best shipping price for your package. Comparing shipping prices used to mean going to each shipper website and entering the package data over and over. This can now be done all in one place in less than 30 seconds. Best of all, Shipping Sidekick is completely free to use.

About Discount Shipping Insurance Agency
G&S Insurance, Inc. dba Discount Shipping Insurance Agency (DSI), a privately held corporation based in Tarzana, CA, provides discounted parcel and cargo insurance to all size shippers. DSI's offerings include worldwide coverage, insurance for both inbound & outbound shipments, and hassle-free, paperless claims management.

Contact Information:

If to Webplus, Inc.
Jacob Lakhany
Business Development Manager
(605) 229-0307 extension 1128

If to DSI
Phone: 866-852-9956
Fax: 818-602-4687

Contact Information
Webplus, Inc.
Jacob Lakhany

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