Articles written by: uShip

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

uShip has partnered up with two of the largest boating websites in Australia — and the timing couldn’t be better! Coming into the boating season, Australia is preparing for a great summer on the water. Not to mention, business confidence is at a three-year high and the market for boats…Read more

Top 5 Trends in Transport Technology (Hint: Adios to Phone, Fax, Email)

Top 5 Trends in Transport Technology (Hint: Adios to Phone, Fax, Email)

Are phone calls, faxes and e-mail going the way of the 8-track tape and Walkman in the logistics industry? That’s a question tackled by Jim Bramlett, uShip’s GM of Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) freight in an opinion piece published by Transport Topics this week. Read the full article here. In Jim’s opinion, the…Read more

Study of Online Car Buying: uShip Helps Prevent Fraud

Study of Online Car Buying: uShip Helps Prevent Fraud

uShip recently contributed to a study of online auto buying led by Dr. David C. Wyld,  management professor at Southeastern Louisiana University and a scholar in e-commerce. The study concludes that the rapid growth of online car sales has made some consumers susceptible to Internet fraud — and that newer tools like…Read more

College Moving Guide: Yale

College Moving Guide: Yale

If you’re a new college student, a soon-to-be high school grad, or if you’ve ever been a college student — you know how stressful preparing for your first year of college can be. About this time each fall in the United States, millions of new students trek across the country to…Read more

Statesman Article Outlines uShip’s Growth and Innovation in the Shipping Industry

Statesman Article Outlines uShip’s Growth and Innovation in the Shipping Industry

The Austin American-Statesman recently ran a feature story about uShip. Statesman writer and Austin tech veteran Lori Hawkins offers an overview of how we started as a company, where we’re going and what makes us “tick.” What did we learn? After exploding from a team of 40 to nearly 200…Read more

How to Save on DITY/PPM Military Moves: A Military Perspective

How to Save on DITY/PPM Military Moves: A Military Perspective

For this post, we invited business development intern and military veteran Jesse Vasquez to share his experiences with military moving. Hello world! My name is Jesse Vasquez and my time spent as an officer with the United States Army was littered with cross-country moves. The moves I made in my…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

As THE professional hot-shotter, I’ve driven all over the country with expensive cargo in tow. Along the way, I’ve seen more than a few speed traps and learned just about everything there is to know about avoiding them. Starter Tip: Don’t Speed In the First Place I’ll give you the…Read more

Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Announcement for all carriers, owner-operators, relief workers and volunteers: As our neighbors in Oklahoma continue disaster response efforts, we’d like to highlight the Highway to Help charitable hauling program available NOW on uShip.com. Highway to Help connects people directly with carriers that can move large shipments for FREE or low…Read more

An Interview with Jonny Fritz: Songwriter, Truck Driver, “Dad Country” Scholar (Part 2)

An Interview with Jonny Fritz: Songwriter, Truck Driver, “Dad Country” Scholar (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 of our awesome interview with Jonny Fritz, check it out here. In a way, Jonny Fritz is to country music as uShip is to freight: he brings something new to a traditional industry, is a guaranteed source of ideas and innovation in the space— and…Read more

An Interview with Jonny Fritz: “Dad Country” Songwriter, Former Truck Driver (Part 1)

An Interview with Jonny Fritz: “Dad Country” Songwriter, Former Truck Driver (Part 1)

Jonny Fritz (or the artist formerly known as Jonnny Corndawg) is a country musician our team has grown fond of over the past few weeks. As a songwriter, guitar player, and all-around-cool-dude, Mr. Fritz has an unmistakable wit and zen all his own. Though Fritz was born in Montana, raised in Virginia, and now…Read more