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Shipping Wars Recap: “Speed” Kills

Shipping Wars Recap: “Speed” Kills

Season 7 of Shipping Wars continues with a boatload of crazy. First up, Jarrett may have met his match. Episode 3 Recap: Jarrett finds a load that seems like easy money, but quickly finds himself in a competitive bidding battle. The “shipment,” traveling from Moscow, Idaho, to Los Angeles, was…Read more

The Sharing Economy: A Growing Trend, Especially in Transportation

The Sharing Economy: A Growing Trend, Especially in Transportation

Like it or not, we are all becoming members of the sharing economy. Its own ecosystem of goods and services performed from peer-to-peer, the sharing economy is a major part of our daily lives. A growing number of new-business ventures are creating digital marketplaces to help people connect with each other- typically…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Bit(of)Coin & Butterfly Effect

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Bit(of)Coin & Butterfly Effect

Dusty proved he’s a force to be reckoned with, taking Episode 2’s first load, a traveling live exhibit of 250 butterflies, a tent, plants and tables — traveling 200 miles from Melrose, Fla., to Albany, Ga. over a single day. He won the shipment for $1750, underbidding Jennifer’s $1799. At…Read more

Season 7 Premiere Recap: Stone Cold Decoys

Season 7 Premiere Recap: Stone Cold Decoys

Season 7 of Shipping Wars opened with several unanswered questions:  Was Jennifer aka Texas Cowgirl ready for prime time?  Was Dusty rusty after a shipping hiatus?  And doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?  We’re not sure about that last one, but we got answers to the first…Read more

Truck Drivers, Stay in Your Seats: Driverless Trucks Have an Uphill Battle

Truck Drivers, Stay in Your Seats: Driverless Trucks Have an Uphill Battle

According to a new study released by transportation business software consultants Software Advice, two-thirds of respondents said they would feel less safe sharing the road with driverless semi-trucks, with 54 percent showing no change in sentiment even if it meant cheaper consumer products or reduced carbon emissions. Women were also…Read more

The 10 Best Highway Restaurants in America

The 10 Best Highway Restaurants in America

Whether you’re hauling a load from coast to coast or simply making a regional delivery, proper nourishment is a necessity on the road. Regardless of the circumstance, an empty stomach deserves high-quality eats. In no particular order, here are 10 of the best highway eateries the country has to offer:…Read more

Americans Want More Fuel Efficient Trucks

Americans Want More Fuel Efficient Trucks

A growing environmentally conscious public landscape has turned its collective eye to fuel efficiency, particularly in the transportation industry. According to a recent survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America, nearly three-quarters of Americans support regulations that would require manufacturers to improve semi truck fuel economy to lower fuel…Read more

Introducing the uShip Monthly Progress Report

Introducing the uShip Monthly Progress Report

Carriers, check your email for a mid-month snapshot of your key uShip stats Starting this month, transporters will begin receiving a snapshot of their uShip stats, something we’re calling the Monthly Progress Report, or MPR. At a glance, it’ll show your Net Match Volume, Positive Feedback and Excessive Cancellations. We’re…Read more

States Request Over $9 Billion for Highways and Infrastructure Improvement

States Request Over $9 Billion for Highways and Infrastructure Improvement

Our nation’s roads are about to undergo quite a face-lift. According to a recent press release, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced 72 projects that will receive a grand total of $600 million from the sixth round of its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program. The DOT’s TIGER program is…Read more

Three Reasons to Buy Your Next Car on eBay

Three Reasons to Buy Your Next Car on eBay

Don’t judge a car by its location. That’s right – the best car, the best deal, the car of your dreams may be 1000 miles away. But It might be closer than you think. When you’re ready to buy your next car, there’s no reason you shouldn’t get exactly what…Read more