Articles written by: David Berger

More Freight, More Money: The 5 Best States for Trucker Wages

More Freight, More Money: The 5 Best States for Trucker Wages

Domestic production is alive and well. The most recent PMI and ISM manufacturing indexes placed U.S. manufacturing at a score of 57.1 and 55.8, respectively, meaning the industry is doing well amid an overall economic recovery. As a result, more goods and services need to be transported, shipped and delivered…Read more

The 2014 Road-Check Blitz: Are You Still in Service?

The 2014 Road-Check Blitz: Are You Still in Service?

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual road-check inspection blitz occurred between June 3 and 5 this summer, and it yielded some interesting results. According to Overdrive Magazine, a total of 72,415 drivers were inspected this year. Of that number, nearly 5 percent were put out of service, with almost half…Read more

Holy Ship, Batman! Batmobile Transport Over the Years

Holy Ship, Batman! Batmobile Transport Over the Years

While Commissioner Gordan may have Batman on-call when Gotham is in trouble, who does Batman contact when he is in need? None other than uShip! Today we can thank Instagram user amacro13 for sharing the newest model in the Batmobile line, allowing uShip transporters to give accurate bids for when Batman needs us….Read more

Diesel Regulations Have Truck Drivers Fuming

Diesel Regulations Have Truck Drivers Fuming

In recent years, consumers have made their stance clear on environmental issues: They want cleaner air. In fact, the general public has become more health-conscious as a whole. Even the federal government is pushing through legislation to clean up the air we breathe and regulate the food we choose to…Read more

America’s Top 5 Boat Shows: When and Where to go?

America’s Top 5 Boat Shows: When and Where to go?

The summer months are nearly coming to a close, but that’s not to say that outdoor enthusiasts don’t have enough time to enjoy the remaining warm weather. One of the best things about the warmest season of the year is that to beat the heat, nature lovers will take to…Read more

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

Show Us Your #uShiploads and You Could Win $25!

Show Us Your #uShiploads and You Could Win $25!

Transporters – it’s on your phone – now share it with us and cause some shipment envy!  Do you have a favorite shipment, one that shows you transporting sheer awesomeness? Now it can possibly earn you some cash. Share one of your favorite shipment photos via Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #uShiploads…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