Chris Cornell of Manhead spoke with Pollstar about keeping your merch in check. Take a look at the article for some helpful tips that might help you save a buck or two on the road. All from getting your merch to other countries and tips for "baby bands" just starting out.
A quick look from the article is below.
One way not to do it, for those traveling in a van and heading to, say, Canada, is to stuff it in a suitcase and hope the border officers won’t find it. One of the tenets Cornell (fyi, not that Chris Cornell) suggests to bands is to play by the rules.
Check out the article here.