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Happy Earth Day From the uShip Team

Happy Earth Day From the uShip Team

Happy Earth Day, everyone! At uShip, we believe sustainability is the future of the transport industry. And the future of every industry, for that matter. Efficient, transparent, and cost-conscious solutions to moving freight across the world are a win-win for everyone. The uShip platform began as a simple idea for…Read more

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

In wake of the West, Texas plant explosion last night, uShip is collecting donations at our office building in Downtown Austin at 205 Brazos Street. Immediate donations can be dropped off at our building until 7:30 pm today, April 18, and again tomorrow from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here…Read more

Spring Storage Guide: Taking Your Motorcycle Out of Storage

Spring Storage Guide: Taking Your Motorcycle Out of Storage

By Guest Contributor Jenny Zhang, SpareFoot It seems like just yesterday that we were writing about winter storage tips for your motorcycle. That frosty time has come and gone–it’s spring again! While some unfortunate citizens in the north might still be encountering snow, it’s pretty much smooth sailing down in the south; Austin,…Read more

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

If you’ve used uShip over the past couple years, you’re probably familiar with uShip Payments, our 100% secure and verified solution for handling payments between shipping customers and service providers. Effective today, payment for all shipments not exceeding $700 will take place exclusively through the uShip Payments checkout system in the…Read more

NERDS ROCK III – uShip House Party & unSXSW Interactive Kickoff

NERDS ROCK III – uShip House Party & unSXSW Interactive Kickoff

NERDS UNITE!  The Annual Nerds Rock Party hosted by uShip is back for round three. On the Saturday of SXSW Interactive, there will be a triumphant return of Live Music, Open Bar, and Free Food. Artists The Crystal Ark, Neon Indian, and Cherub will be providing tunes at the uShip…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Diesel prices fall for the first time in six weeks, reports EIA - Logisticsmgmt.com After six weeks of steady increases, diesel fuel prices saw a decline this week with the…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Car/Truck Crash Stats, Big Rigs from the Future, Oil and Cash

Freight News Roundup – Car/Truck Crash Stats, Big Rigs from the Future, Oil and Cash

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Report: Car drivers at fault in nearly 80 percent of car-truck crashes? - OverdriveOnline.com In pulling together several significant studies from the last decade, the American Trucking Associations has released a…Read more

The Harlem Shake: uShip’s Austin Startup Games Rallying Cry

The Harlem Shake: uShip’s Austin Startup Games Rallying Cry

Following up on the uShip versions of “Call Me Maybe” and “Gangnam Style,” we present THE HARLEM SHAKE. http://youtu.be/w0e_Or1MJX8 We jumped on the Harlem Shake train after it exploded on YouTube earlier this week. Click here to see the original version of the video. The song was released back in May…Read more

Now Hiring uShip Developers: They’re “Just Like Us!”

Now Hiring uShip Developers: They’re “Just Like Us!”

The primary goal of this post is to highlight that we’re hiring for a ton of positions in all functional areas throughout 2013. We’re in need of developers, engineers, and product managers; sales and account managers for our growing commercial segment; digital marketing pros (SEO/PPC), online payment wizards, UX producers,…Read more

7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

We’ve all heard of Google’s famous culture and seen pictures of the unique offices they have all over the world – but how do you make sure your startup’s culture doesn’t get lost by the baggage handlers when you expand overseas? Your culture isn’t programmed – it’s not even written down anywhere! Your startup’s…Read more