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Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Announcement for all carriers, owner-operators, relief workers and volunteers: As our neighbors in Oklahoma continue disaster response efforts, we’d like to highlight the Highway to Help charitable hauling program available NOW on uShip.com. Highway to Help connects people directly with carriers that can move large shipments for FREE or low…Read more

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: What’s Shipping with Proxibid?

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: What’s Shipping with Proxibid?

Guest Contributer: Dana Kaufman, of Proxibid Since January, Proxibid buyers have taken advantage of uShip’s services to ship nearly 200 items throughout the US. Ever wonder what’s being purchased in the Proxibid Marketplace, and shipped to a new home? Well…just about everything! Read on to find out.

Happy Earth Day From the uShip Team

Happy Earth Day From the uShip Team

Happy Earth Day, everyone! At uShip, we believe sustainability is the future of the transport industry. And the future of every industry, for that matter. Efficient, transparent, and cost-conscious solutions to moving freight across the world are a win-win for everyone. The uShip platform began as a simple idea for…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partner Spotlight: Jaguars, Macks and Bobcats, Oh My!

uShip Marketplace Partner Spotlight: Jaguars, Macks and Bobcats, Oh My!

As we’ve mentioned before, many shipment listings on uShip come from awesome uShip marketplace partner sites like Proxibid and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on these partner sites range from GRANDE to ENORME:  everything from rare antiques, to cars and boats, heavy equipment (in the case of Ritchie Bros.), and the…Read more

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

In wake of the West, Texas plant explosion last night, uShip is collecting donations at our office building in Downtown Austin at 205 Brazos Street. Immediate donations can be dropped off at our building until 7:30 pm today, April 18, and again tomorrow from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here…Read more

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

If you’ve used uShip over the past couple years, you’re probably familiar with uShip Payments, our 100% secure and verified solution for handling payments between shipping customers and service providers. Effective today, payment for all shipments not exceeding $700 will take place exclusively through the uShip Payments checkout system in the…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partners Deal in Big Numbers

uShip Marketplace Partners Deal in Big Numbers

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

Now Hiring uShip Developers: They’re “Just Like Us!”

Now Hiring uShip Developers: They’re “Just Like Us!”

The primary goal of this post is to highlight that we’re hiring for a ton of positions in all functional areas throughout 2013. We’re in need of developers, engineers, and product managers; sales and account managers for our growing commercial segment; digital marketing pros (SEO/PPC), online payment wizards, UX producers,…Read more

Facebook Connected Badges Added to Service Provider Profiles

Facebook Connected Badges Added to Service Provider Profiles

We recently added “Facebook Connected” badges to uShip carrier profiles. The badge (and friend count) you see to your right appears for carriers that have connected their uShip accounts to Facebook. As part of our effort to make “verified” carriers stand out (via CarrierWatch, DOT, MC, etc.), the badge offers enhanced trust and credibility…Read more

Top 10 Most Visited uShip Blog Posts of 2012

Top 10 Most Visited uShip Blog Posts of 2012

2012 was a great year for uShip blog! We had the opportunity to share great news with the community throughout 2012, closing out the year with our Series C funding announcement. We had the opportunity to announce each of the three seasons of Shipping Wars (on three continents), our continued…Read more