Industry News

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

April 14th is just around the corner! If you moved over the past year, you can save some money by adding a few additional lines to your tax return. The moving expenses deduction process is simple and will easily put a few dollars back into your pocket. If you used…Read more

Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. FMCSA Issues GPS Recommendations For Truck Drivers – CDLlife.com A Last September, NY Senator Charles E. Schumer pleaded with the FMCSA to create a truck-specific GPS system, citing that…Read more

Giant Machines Find New Homes with uShip Marketplace Partners

Giant Machines Find New Homes with uShip Marketplace Partners

It’s no secret that 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…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

Love at First Site: Freight Matchmaking Goes Digital

Love at First Site: Freight Matchmaking Goes Digital

Traditional loadboards have long been the freight matchmakers of the shipping world, where shippers and carriers get connected like online dating services.  The “dating” process typically begins online, but then one thing leads to another and it moves offline (unless you play football for Notre Dame) where shippers, brokers and carriers finish the…Read more

uShip’s Top 25 Most Shipped Cars & Light Trucks

uShip’s Top 25 Most Shipped Cars & Light Trucks

Some sites like KBB.com (Kelley Blue Book) put out their “most-researched” used cars list, while Google has a consistent measurement of consumer interest with its Google Trends tool. All good stuff, but these rankings only show consumer intent, not necessarily a consumer’s ultimate purchase or action related to that intent….Read more

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

uShip Secures $18M in Venture Funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

uShip Secures $18M in Venture Funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Looking back on 2012, it’s been uShip’s best on many accounts – record volumes and registrations, featured in a reality TV series, an amazing influx of talent, the list goes on.  And we’re not letting up as the year comes to a close.  In fact, today we’re announcing uShip has secured $18M…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