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Hurting at the pump? Not Diesel Guys!

Hurting at the pump? Not Diesel Guys!

Diesel fuel prices are a bit of an anomaly in the energy industry. In fact, the cost of diesel continues to steadily decline as the expense of fuel moves in the opposite direction. Citing the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration, Overdrive Magazine recently reported that the price of…Read more

Summertime Moving: 5 Tips You Need to Know

Summertime Moving: 5 Tips You Need to Know

Although the summer months are technically winding down, that’s not to say homeowners and families across the country aren’t packing their belongings and moving to a new location. Whether the trek is short or far, home relocation is never an easy task, especially if the weather isn’t on your side….Read more

The Trucking Industry Must Adapt to Succeed

The Trucking Industry Must Adapt to Succeed

Despite the recent suggestions that the trucking industry is in decline due to increased regulations and driver shortages, a new report released from the American Trucking Associations found contrary evidence. According to its “U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025,” the overall freight tonnage will grow more than 23 percent from…Read more

Yes We CANville!

Yes We CANville!

And you CAN too! uShip just completed our 2 week long canned food drive as part of CANville – the Capital Area Food Bank’s (CAFB) annual drive organized by BuildASign.com. The initiative consists of community minded businesses collecting monetary donations and physical cans to donate to the CAFB. Collectively, participating…Read more

Let Your Hair Down, It May Help Your Job.

Let Your Hair Down, It May Help Your Job.

The importance of social events at companies Everyone has a “guy” for something – a mechanic, a bartender, some sort of hook up. The person that’ll cut you a deal, put you first in line, or help you out even if they don’t really have the time. This idea isn’t…Read more

What Freight Can Learn From the ‘Shared Economy’

What Freight Can Learn From the ‘Shared Economy’

Spend any time around tech startup circles today and you’ll quickly come across mention of the Shared Economy. In fact, you may even be participating in this Shared Economy right now – and not even know it. This is where companies develop online marketplaces to help people connect with one…Read more

Asleep Behind the Wheel: What’s Causing Fatigue Related Accidents?

Asleep Behind the Wheel: What’s Causing Fatigue Related Accidents?

Although the frequency of trucking accidents are relatively low compared to non-commercial crashes, the damaging effects of a semi-truck wreck are exponentially higher. The sheer size and inertia of an 18-wheeler far outweigh regular vehicles on the road, which typically don’t stand a chance against their much larger counterparts. According…Read more

uShip Teams Up with Penske to Help DIY Movers With Specialized Shipments

uShip Teams Up with Penske to Help DIY Movers With Specialized Shipments

One of transporters biggest complaints about shippers is their inability to estimate how much stuff they really have. Providers often show up at locations and realize the extent – and perhaps more importantly, the difficulty – required to move said items was way underestimated in the listing. This even applies…Read more

The Golden State No More: The 3 Worst Things About Hauling in California

The Golden State No More: The 3 Worst Things About Hauling in California

Transporters know that every state has its ups and downs when it comes to cross-country trips. While some regions of the U.S. offer scenic landscapes accompanied by blue skies, others provide less memorable views. When it comes to hauling loads, each state has its own sets of regulations and requirements that…Read more

Moving a 200-ton Spectrometer: THIS IS NUTS.

Moving a 200-ton Spectrometer: THIS IS NUTS.

Europe’s quaint, small streets are fantastic for perusing, people watching, and facilitating 200-ton Spectrometer transport. Wait, what? That’s what happened when people living in Leopoldshafen, Germany witnessed this monstrosity moving through the narrow streets of their town. What looked other-worldly was in fact the principle spectrometer of the Katrin experiment,…Read more