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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

Shipping Wars’ Roy Garber Passes Away [uShip Statement]

Shipping Wars’ Roy Garber Passes Away [uShip Statement]

Roy Garber, star of A&E reality show Shipping Wars and long-time transporter on uShip, has died of a heart attack, according to the show’s production company, Megalomedia.   The story ran on Variety’s Web site Saturday night.  Roy was 49. Garber owned and operated Arbie’s Team Transport out of New…Read more

uShip Names Dick Metzler CMO

uShip Names Dick Metzler CMO

A big uShip welcome to Dick Metzler, uShip’s new – and first – Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  Dick is a 25-year shipping industry marketing veteran who has held leadership positions at some biggest names in freight. He brings to uShip that perfect mix of incredible transportation experience and fundamental brand…Read more

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

uShip has partnered up with two of the largest boating websites in Australia — and the timing couldn’t be better! Coming into the boating season, Australia is preparing for a great summer on the water. Not to mention, business confidence is at a three-year high and the market for boats…Read more

Don’t Fear the Reefer: uShip’s Myers Honored by IRTA

John Williamson (left), Chairman of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association, presenting Charles Myers (right) with the 2013 IRTA Executive of the Year Award.

Charles “Charlie” Myers has never met an ice cream, gelato or soft-serve yogurt he didn’t like.  Aside from its pure deliciousness, it’s his true appreciation for what it took for that frozen concoction to reach him in the first place that makes it so sweet. The recently retired former GM…Read more

New Shipment Statuses are Now Available

New Shipment Statuses are Now Available

We are now making it easier and faster for Service Providers to notify Shipping Customers when a driver is on their way to make a pickup, and when a pickup has been made. For Service Providers who book more than one shipment, statuses are a way to keep track of…Read more

Study of Online Car Buying: uShip Helps Prevent Fraud

Study of Online Car Buying: uShip Helps Prevent Fraud

uShip recently contributed to a study of online auto buying led by Dr. David C. Wyld,  management professor at Southeastern Louisiana University and a scholar in e-commerce. The study concludes that the rapid growth of online car sales has made some consumers susceptible to Internet fraud – and that newer tools like…Read more

Area 51 Revealed: Military Moves Declassified

Area 51 Revealed: Military Moves Declassified

*The majority of military transport is currently outsourced to contractors throughout the US. However, troop and combat equipment remains the exception. In November 1959, a top secret reconnaissance aircraft was designed by Lockheed Corporation for the CIA to capture information from the Soviet Union and Cuba while scrambling their radar…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip’s motto–Ship anything, anywhere, anytime–is the basis for everything that the company works for. Following this motto and working to make uShip a better place both for shippers and carriers, uShip has gained a slew of new Marketplace Partners over the summer. Each of these partners maintains a symbiotic relationship…Read more

Artfact, uShip Deal Addresses Online Auction Buyers’ Big Frustration: Shipping

Artfact, uShip Deal Addresses Online Auction Buyers’ Big Frustration: Shipping

If you’ve ever been an Internet-based virtual buyer at an auction, you realize that few auction houses have adequately addressed the “Now what?” question you invariably ask when faced with shipping after winning an item. To address this issue, uShip has formed a partnership with online auction marketplace Artfact to…Read more