Articles written by: Dean Jutilla

The New uShip: It’s All About That App

The New uShip: It’s All About That App

Today, uShip is announcing the next generation of its service, rebuilt around our mobile app, specifically use of real-time location, to create an amazing shipping experience for all our customers. In fact, if uShip started today, this is how we’d do it. But we didn’t start today. Not even close….Read more

Is Now the Time to Sell Your Pickup Truck?

Is Now the Time to Sell Your Pickup Truck?

Most of you LOVE your pickups, so the notion of selling it may seem blasphemous, but consider the following: Midsize pickup trucks were not only the most popular throughout 2014, they also held their value better than SUVs and cars, according to the Kelly Blue Book’s December Blue Book Market…Read more

Shipping Wars Recap: Bands, Barns and Bongs

Shipping Wars Recap: Bands, Barns and Bongs

If all-new Shipping Wars episodes taught us anything it’s that it’s possible to successfully transport the world’s largest water pipe, a robotic animal rock band and a half dozen tornado shelters. Dilapidated horse barn? Not so much. 11-Foot Water Pipe   Marc Springer won the episode’s first shipment, an 11-foot water pipe traveling from…Read more

Trucking Tug of War: Chevy Versus Goliath

Trucking Tug of War: Chevy Versus Goliath

Who Wins this Semi and Pick-Up Tug-a-War? Watch now. The uShip marketplace has an amazing cross-section of transporters that haul anything and everything. It’s one of the things that makes it so great and an open market in the truest sense of the word. In practical terms, this means you’ve…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

Remembering Roy: “It’s like a bubble bath for your mind”

Remembering Roy:  “It’s like a bubble bath for your mind”

The uShip family was deeply saddened to hear of Roy Garber’s passing on January 17. We’ve known Roy a long time, nearly 5 years since he joined uShip as a service provider in February 2009.  In 2011, he was cast for Shipping Wars and in 2012, as the show premiered,…Read more

Shipping Wars’ Roy Garber Passes Away [uShip Statement]

Shipping Wars’ Roy Garber Passes Away [uShip Statement]

Roy Garber, star of A&E reality show Shipping Wars and long-time transporter on uShip, has died of a heart attack, according to the show’s production company, Megalomedia.   The story ran on Variety’s Web site Saturday night.  Roy was 49. Garber owned and operated Arbie’s Team Transport out of New…Read more

uShip Names Dick Metzler CMO

uShip Names Dick Metzler CMO

A big uShip welcome to Dick Metzler, uShip’s new – and first – Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  Dick is a 25-year shipping industry marketing veteran who has held leadership positions at some biggest names in freight. He brings to uShip that perfect mix of incredible transportation experience and fundamental brand…Read more

They’re Baaack! ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 5 Premieres Dec. 3 @ 10/9c

They’re Baaack! ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 5 Premieres Dec. 3 @ 10/9c

Marc, Jarrett, Jennifer, Roy, Chris and Robbie are back for more — and they’re going to blow your mind!   The newest season – Season 5 – of A&E’s ”Shipping Wars” (which features uShip) premieres December 3 with back-to-back episodes at 10/9c. Not familiar with Shipping Wars?  No problem.  Here’s what you need to know: The show…Read more