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Winter Storage Guide: 5 Tips for Storing Your Motorcycle

Winter Storage Guide: 5 Tips for Storing Your Motorcycle

The storage experts at SpareFoot continue our winter storage series with this quick guide for keeping your motorcycle in working order throughout the coldest months of the year. For boat storage tips, check out “How to Winterize Your Boat.” If you’ve been watching too much Sons of Anarchy lately and somehow…Read more

Freight News Roundup – The Election, Hurricane Sandy, Insanely Long Trucks and Red Light Camera-Evading Tech

Freight News Roundup – The Election, Hurricane Sandy, Insanely Long Trucks and Red Light Camera-Evading Tech

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. This week we’re following up on the ongoing effect of Hurricane Sandy on freight in the Northeast. You’ll also find links to ATA’s report on the massive shortage of…Read more

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

If you’ve ever lived on a budget or set up a small office in an urban jungle, then had to assemble some semblance of a “home” in either case–  you’ve likely explored a few of the standard options for cheap furniture: IKEA, Goodwill, garage sales, Craigslist and the like. But…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

  Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. This week, Hurricane Sandy has had an enormous effect on the transportation of goods to and from the Northeast United States.  The Freight News Roundup below includes many…Read more

TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Contest – Win $100

TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Contest – Win $100

Do you own a trucker hat – or an entire collection? Submit it to uShip’s TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Photo Contest on Facebook for a chance to win $100. Two winners will receive $100 Visa cards – one will be for the greatest number of likes and shares on our Photo Contest tab…Read more

Freight News Roundup – 85 MPH Highways, Diesel Prices, The Truth on Diesel Smog

Freight News Roundup – 85 MPH Highways, Diesel Prices, The Truth on Diesel Smog

  Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we’ve come across over the past week. Texas Toll Road With 85-MPH Speed Limit Opens – TransportTopics The road with the nation’s fastest speed…Read more

#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

Over the past fifty years, shipping containers have transformed business and trade across the world. These simple and ubiquitous steel boxes, technically called “intermodal containers,” are designed for the safe and efficient movement of goods from ships to rail cars to trucks. And in all, the way containerization literally changed the world…Read more

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

The world’s fastest-moving and hopefully quickest-to-die meme from this week’s presidential debate has arrived at uShip! We present to you, “Binders Full of Truckers.” Of course, what we mean to say is uShip hosts (arguably) the largest community of transportation professionals and truck drivers anywhere on the Internet. At last count,…Read more

SOLD! Coast-to-Coast uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners

SOLD! Coast-to-Coast uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners

As you might know, many of the shipments that are posted to uShip come from marketplace partner sites, including Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, eBay Motors, Proxibid, Boats.com/YachtWorld.com, and dozens of other sites that you can read about on our Partners page. The items purchased on these partner sites are often far larger…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Aussie Shipping Wars, CSA Concerns, Dash Cam Vengence

Freight News Roundup – Aussie Shipping Wars, CSA Concerns, Dash Cam Vengence

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we’ve come across over the past week. At 13.4 mpg, the future of aero trucking? – Overdrive Aerodynamics is getting more attention these days now…Read more