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How We Ship: A Talent That Makes This All Possible

How We Ship: A Talent That Makes This All Possible

Kind of a Minor Miracle

Making gourmet fresh seafood delivery online possible is kind of a minor miracle, but for us it’s so fundamental that we see it as a “must.” The way we look at it is a balance of dash and discipline. It has to go right every day, and we can never let it become routine or take it for granted. That’s why we consider it a real talent. It’s a key factor in our success in being your sea to home online fish market.

Preparation is Key

Everything from the constant-temperature packaging we choose to the way our operations are oriented throughout our 33,000-square-foot facility toward the loading doors reflects our laser aim at delivering fresh fish overnight to your door.

Ice packs; quilted aluminum sleeves and wrappers; and sturdy, temperature-stabilizing boxes are all arranged in sequence. So, the pieces come together quickly after our precise proportioning and packaging operation places each serving in its own sealed tray with a kind of absorbent napkin under it.

It’s a human workplace, not a factory, yet we set it up so our team can pay attention to each portion of your fresh seafood and know that the rest is right where they’ll need it. As a result, every portion is beautifully “ready for its close-up” when you unpack it at home.

Our Overnight Courier: Always On Their Toes

We make sure that Boston Sword & Tuna is a top-tier client of our overnight delivery service. We have worry-free Priority Overnight status with FedEx – and its shipping center is less than a mile away. Still, they always know we have a Plan B standing by. It’s part of our heritage – family and Boston – to know how to balance friendly dealings with clear and demanding standards. Something so important has to be constant and still never assumed.

Quicker to the Floor, Then Quicker to the Door

Of course, a big part of being the best fresh seafood market online is making it easy for you to complete your order and making sure we react to it instantly. Toward that end, our online shopping experience is fine-tuned continually.

As a result, you can be enjoying gourmet fresh seafood that was brought to the Boston Fish Pier just the day before. If you’ve not tasted it before, you may not believe what a difference this kind of freshness can make.

Just give us the word. We’ll be happy to ship fresh to your door, and you can be sure we’re just as good at getting it to your door as we are at choosing it from the Pier.

 

Michael J. Scola

While earning his degree in business, Michael spent summers and winters working the floor at Boston Sword & Tuna and learning the seafood business from the ground up. As a fifth-generation fishmonger and handled different species, lumped sword and tuna, sorted through vats of haddock and cod, broke down salmon cases, graded the fish, and more. During this time, Mike was a veritable sea sponge, learning from the most-experienced seafood professionals in the game while acquiring the tools needed to be successful in this gritty industry.