Articles written by: David Berger

Shipping Wars: How to Ship 15,000 Vinyl Records

Shipping Wars: How to Ship 15,000 Vinyl Records

Shipping Wars this week featured a priceless shipment of over 15,000 vinyl records! Shipping vinyl, no matter the size of the collection, can be a stressful task. Not necessarily stressful because of the size or weight (unless you are shipping a collection that is over 10,000 pounds like in this week’s…Read more

Shipping Wars Season 7 is Back!

Shipping Wars Season 7 is Back!

Shipping Wars Season 7 returns tomorrow night, February 7th at 10/9c. If you haven’t seen the first half of the season, here is everything you missed. Here’s a quick preview from A&E Network of what’s to come:   uShip is reinventing shipping and logistics through tools, trust and transparency. Through uShip’s transport…Read more

Drive Like a Girl

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After this year’s Super Bowl ads, it was clear who the real winner was.  No, it wasn’t Budweiser and the brand’s tear jerking “Lost Dog”  commercial. It definitely wasn’t T-Mobile’s “Help Save the Data” commercial- sorry, but Kim Kardashian just doesn’t inspire me to purchase anything. The real winner was Proctor &…Read more

First Impressions Last: Why Your uShip Profile Matters

First Impressions Last: Why Your uShip Profile Matters

What do you think your potential customers trust more? a. Newspaper articles b. Online customer reviews c. Ads in a magazine d. Online banner ads If you chose b. online customer reviews then you made the right call. Nielsen research says 70% of people trust online consumer opinions, second only…Read more

Shake it Off, Singing on the Road is Inevitable

Shake it Off, Singing on the Road is Inevitable

Whether or not you have seen the most recent internet sensation (see video below), we are all guilty of jamming out in our car or truck. You may think no one is noticing or you may not care when that one song comes on and you just can’t help yourself. “Shake…Read more

Ignoring Our Nation’s Infrastructure: Is There a Road Ahead?

Ignoring Our Nation’s Infrastructure: Is There a Road Ahead?

The U.S. is a young and wealthy country. Yet, in the past couple of decades it has acted like an aging curmudgeon. In the past 40 years, the majority of U.S. federal budget spending has shifted from investing in infrastructure growth, development and innovation to funding healthcare and entitlements. While…Read more

Class 3-4 Trucks Make a Comeback

Class 3-4 Trucks Make a Comeback

Class 3-4 truck manufacturing is on the rise once again. As the national economic landscape continues to improve, truck order volumes are growing after fleets dialed back vehicle replacement schedules during the Great Recession, according to industry website Trucking Info. Brian Tabel, marketing director at Isuzu Commercial Truck of America…Read more

Hauling with a Hybrid? The Transformation of Pickup Trucks

Hauling with a Hybrid? The Transformation of Pickup Trucks

Traditionally, hybrid cars have been developed by foreign car manufacturers and in smaller sedan models. Until recently, hybrid automobiles were targeted at environmentally focused, eco-friendly drivers. However, Ford Motor Company is making a change to the hybrid paradigm, and it’s not in the form of a sedan, coupe or even…Read more

The 2014 Best Trucks for Towing

The 2014 Best Trucks for Towing

Whether you are picking up hotshot loads or hauling a cross-country move, you are only as reliable as your truck. Listed below are four of the best heavy duty trucks hotshot and independent transporters can buy today: 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty The U.S. automotive industry has been beaten and battered in…Read more

Take Care of Your Freight: 4 Tips for Smart Towing

Take Care of Your Freight: 4 Tips for Smart Towing

Hotshot and independent truckers likely know a thing or two about moving freight. In fact, connecting a trailer is probably second nature to a truck driver, especially if they’re running their own operation. Yet, despite the perceived ease of proper hauling practices, even the most experienced of drivers may need…Read more