Announcements

‘Find Shipments’ Facelift: Enhancements Make Finding Loads Easier on uShip

‘Find Shipments’ Facelift: Enhancements Make Finding Loads Easier on uShip

Without a doubt, uShip’s “Find Shipments” tool is the most important feature on the site for service providers.  Today, after months of taking in transporter feedback and weeks of beta testing, the load finding tool “has had a little work done,” as they say.

** Severe Weather in AZ, NM Causing Shipment Delays **

Extremely high winds and heavy snow in Arizona and New Mexico are creating delays for some shipments. Police in those areas have shut down various highways, including Route 40, so please be aware of potential delays in transit throughout the Southwest US. If you have any questions, please contact our…Read more

uShip Tops 250,000 Transporter Reviews. So What?

uShip Tops 250,000 Transporter Reviews.  So What?

Milestones are always nice to report, and uShip hit some biggies last year.  We passed 1 million listings and 1 million members, but we’re particularly proud of the one we just eclipsed:  250,000 transporter reviews, including 30,000+ stories, by shipping customers. And don’t look now, but we’re also knocking on…Read more

Important Change to uShip’s Cancellation Policy [Updated]

Important Change to uShip’s Cancellation Policy [Updated]

[UPDATE:  This policy change went into effect January 20, 2011.] Starting in the coming weeks, we’re making an important change to our cancellation policy in an effort to hold customers more accountable when they are responsible for a cancellation.  In the event of a cancellation, any booking deposits and service…Read more

uShip Listens: Update on Book-It-Now Cancellations

uShip has received feedback from our users regarding Book-It-Now cancellations and we are making a change we hope you all will be happy about! Book-It-Now matches have traditionally had a higher cancellation rate, and seeing how these cancellations can be directly linked to changes made by the uShip team, we…Read more

Update Your uShip Account On-the-Go via Text Message (SMS)

Update Your uShip Account On-the-Go via Text Message (SMS)

We know you don’t always have time to log on when you’re on the road, so we’ve made it easier to update your status and location with SMS updates. Now you can simply text your status and location to uShip, and your account will be updated. There is no cost…Read more

uShip Now Shipping en Français

uShip Now Shipping en Français

uShip continued its global growth today by launching enhanced, localized support for users in France, as well as for those who speak French.  Just as it’s done for the U.S., UK, Germany, Canada, Australia and the European Union thus far, this localization helps shipping customers and transporters better facilitate shipments…Read more

“Goin’ Mobile” Gets ‘Pushy’: uShip Mobile App Now Available on iPhone, Android, WebOS Smartphones

“Goin’ Mobile” Gets ‘Pushy’: uShip Mobile App Now Available on iPhone, Android, WebOS Smartphones

Even back in 1971, Pete Townshend and The Who were really onto something.  It’s as if their song “Goin’ Mobile” spoke directly to current and future generations of transporters on uShip, both of whom are constantly “goin’ mobile,” both on our highways and on their cell phones.  And now –…Read more

Important Changes in uShip’s Bid and Listing Expiration Processes

Important Changes in uShip’s Bid and Listing Expiration Processes

We’ve made a significant change today that impacts bid and listing expiration processes on uShip.  Historically, all active bids by transporters automatically expired when the shipment listing expired, as determined by the customer.  Starting today, all transporters’ bids will remain active until they expire, as determined by the transporter. While…Read more