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Going to Coachella? Go Ship Yourself!

Going to Coachella? Go Ship Yourself!

Heading to Coachella this year? Haven’t planned transportation yet? Did you know you can ship YOURSELF with uShip’s help? Simply go to uShip.com and select Passengers and Male, Female, or Other. Fill in your destination and a little personal info (your trip, music taste, etc) and wait for bids on…Read more

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

Now, the top shipping story of the last 10 years on uShip – uShip partners with PETA to rescue animals from the Louisiana BP oil spill! Let’s face it – who doesn’t love a story about animals being rescued? Here’s the high-level details: 27 Cats 2 Dogs 17 Hours in…Read more

#2 of 10 – Mad Men on the Road

#2 of 10 – Mad Men on the Road

In case you haven’t been following along, we’re celebrating uShip’s ten year anniversary by showcasing the top ten shipments and shipping stories of the last ten years on uShip. Here’s #2 – the furniture from the set of AMC’s Mad Men! Sometimes you do charitable things and they go off…Read more

What Big Mistake Did Walter White Make?

What Big Mistake Did Walter White Make?

Spoiler alert here to those who may be catching up on episodes of Breaking Bad. In the episode “To’hajiilee” we saw Walt speeding towards the coordinates of his buried treasure. While GQ is speculating on whether or not all of his money made it to the Indian Reservation (It looks…Read more

14 Things You Didn’t Know Before Moving Into Your Dorm Room

14 Things You Didn’t Know Before Moving Into Your Dorm Room

It’s a jungle in those residence halls. Be Prepared.

Startup Culture: The Stand Up Desk Phenomenon

Startup Culture: The Stand Up Desk Phenomenon

uShip Office Manager Jamie Gelo  makes it her job to give uShippers everything they could desire in a working environment. In Jamie’s words, her client is everyone in the office. Quite often, Jamie even knows what team members need to be productive and happy even if they don’t. Our fearless Office…Read more

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel in Sydney, Australia has seen its fair share of bridge strikes in past years, causing traffic delays, reconstruction delays and injury. In response to these high-cost accidents, the Sydney Transit Authority called upon Australian Laser beam company Laservision to create a brand new driver intervention system called…Read more

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

A common “throwback” listing we see on the uShip marketplace is the Ford Model A. We see not only the classic Model A Coupe cross the marketplace, but the Model A Sedan, Fordor, Roadster, Phaeton and Pickup. The overwhelming popularity of the Ford Model A began with its debut in…Read more

President Obama Goes Deep with Loading Vehicles

President Obama Goes Deep with Loading Vehicles

Just days after President Obama made logistics news by nominating Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, he’s making more transport news by explaining to the White House press corps the art of loading a vehicle transport truck, according to news satire site The Onion. Read an…Read more

Throwback Thursday: Volkswagen Schwimmwagen

Throwback Thursday: Volkswagen Schwimmwagen

We recently came across a great “throwback” shipment on the uShip marketplace. If you couldn’t guess from sounding out the name alone, this Volkswagen Schwimmwagen was developed as an amphibious vehicle for the German Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS during World War II. The Type 166 Schwimmwagen became the most popular…Read more