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Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Is This The Truck Of The Future? - CDLLife.com CDL Life has brought you features on trucks that have been coined t the trucks of the future.  AirFlow is hoping the BulletTruck will shape the future…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “The Carney Code” – Tesla Roadster & Octopus Carnival Ride

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: “The Carney Code” – Tesla Roadster & Octopus Carnival Ride

 Item 1:  Octopus Monster Carnival Ride The Story The first shipment on this Shipping Wars episode started out simply enough– but ends with Marc Springer making a professional decision to cancel the shipment. Unfortunately, the customer refused to make arrangements needed to move this unusual octopus ride safely and legally….Read more

Happy Holidays from the uShip Team: The Twelve Days of uShip

Happy Holidays from the uShip Team: The Twelve Days of uShip

Whether you’re celebrating the holidays with friends and family, or you’re spending this holiday season on the road:  Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, belated Happy Hanukkah and a very Happy New Year from the uShip team. 2012 has been an excellent year for uShip, and we’re so thankful for the community…Read more

SOLD! uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners – “Win a Free T-Shirt” Edition

SOLD! uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners – “Win a Free T-Shirt” Edition

Many of the shipment listings on uShip come from awesome marketplace partner sites like Proxibid and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on these partner sites range from large to enormous: from rare antiques, to cars and boats, heavy equipment (in the case of Ritchie Bros.), and the contents of entire warehouses. Arcade Games,…Read more

uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip launches the uShip Resource Center today, which brings both uShip carriers and shipping customers exclusive deals on transport-related services like hotels, roadside assistance, packing/loading, insurance and more. Visit the resources page at  http://about.uShip.com/ to view all the offers available to the uShip community. This page will be updated regularly as…Read more

Power Carrier Program: GTrans First to Reach Super Platinum Status

Power Carrier Program: GTrans First to Reach Super Platinum Status

November 1, 2012 marked the one-year anniversary of our Power Carrier and Power Broker programs. These programs are designed to showcase and reward the best of the best on our site. Within the Power programs are 4 levels of recognition – bronze, silver, gold and platinum – but we are thrilled to announce that…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Jaccuzzis, Floods, Fuels, and the Longest Trucks in North America

Freight News Roundup – Jaccuzzis, Floods, Fuels, and the Longest Trucks in North America

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news.   Sixty feet of controversy - Walmart’s new ‘supercube’ trailer hauls 30% more payload. So, why isn’t the industry celebrating its arrival? - Truck News (Canada) On Nov. 6, Walmart Canada…Read more

The Cheapest Way to Move Out of State: Don’t Do It Yourself

The Cheapest Way to Move Out of State: Don’t Do It Yourself

What is the absolute cheapest way to move out of state or move your stuff out of storage? The answer is simple: Choose a professional, reliable moving company that actively competes for your business. You might think renting a U-Haul or Penske truck and spending a couple days on the road is the…Read more

uShip Mobile Survey: Truck Drivers Prefer Android over iPhone 2-to-1

uShip Mobile Survey:  Truck Drivers Prefer Android over iPhone 2-to-1

Today uShip released the results of its third annual mobile usage survey, designed to give the industry some insights into how over-the-road truck drivers are using their mobile phones, apps and other wireless devices for business.  Over the coming days, we’ll be rolling out various pieces from this survey, including data that shows increased mobile…Read more

uShip Spoofs Viral Videos, Goes “Gangnam Style,” Suggests “Call Me Maybe?”

"Oscars" awarded to video contest teams at uShip HQ

Around this time two years ago, we posted a parody of “The Social Network” that went viral pretty quickly— and with the best of intentions, the ‘Ship is at it again. Today we’re posting the first (and probably best) two of several videos we made last month. We’ll be posting…Read more