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3 Ways Military Families Can Stretch Their Dollar

3 Ways Military Families Can Stretch Their Dollar

In the wake of budget cuts to the defense budget, military families will likely have to do more with less. Armed forces leaders recently told Congress that they’ve slashed spending in nearly every category, and there’s not much left they can afford to cut, Fox Business News reported.  Army Gen….Read more

Now Bigger is Better: uShip Partners with Ordoro

Now Bigger is Better: uShip Partners with Ordoro

Your online sales rock because you get to share and ship your goods with people everywhere. And you make great money. But then you have to figure out how to ship something oversized to a customer. And frankly, the process stinks. Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping palletized…Read more

Don’t Sweat the Big Stuff: uShip Partners with ShipStation

Don’t Sweat the Big Stuff: uShip Partners with ShipStation

Selling products online taps into new customers and sets new benchmarks of financial success. But then there’s the shipping part. Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping palletized goods now have an easier, faster, more affordable way to do it, thanks to a new partnership between online freight marketplace uShip and…Read more

PCS’ing – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

PCS’ing – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The following post is the first in a series by Janet McIntosh, Army spouse, that will be featured on uShip’s blog over the following months. Janet will be covering the topic of Permanent Changes of Station, or PCS, and her insights and tips for making this daunting process a smooth…Read more

Transformer Trucks? New Technology You May Have Missed From MATS

Transformer Trucks? New Technology You May Have Missed From MATS

It’s been a couple weeks since the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). Did you miss the newest releases from your favorite brands? Between displays of new products and features paired with historical looks back on the past decades of trucking, healthy debates and new ideas blossomed at MATS. Here’s a couple…Read more

How on Earth Did We Do That?

How on Earth Did We Do That?

Since uShip’s inception, we’ve created a better way to ship. With that comes the opportunity for more earth-friendly solutions. The facts: Logistics and transportation activities contribute approximately 5% of the 50,000 mega-tons of carbon-dioxide emissions generated by all human activity annually. (Source: Supply Chain Decarbonization) When trucking companies can’t arrange…Read more

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

Tax Facts: Overdrive Busts Myths You’re Pondering

Tax Facts: Overdrive Busts Myths You’re Pondering

Overdrive magazine editor Max Heine put together a selection of tax myths – and related facts – that you should keep in mind as you’re completing your taxes (or can pass along to your accountant to update). Thanks, Max. Really helpful stuff. One high-level takeaway – your dog may help you…Read more

How You Can Start Beating the Bank

How You Can Start Beating the Bank

It’s five o’clock on Friday. You’re tired, the bank is closed, and you just finished your last shipment. You’d love to access the money you just made, but with business days you may not get that money until next Tuesday. Crap. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a service where…Read more

BungoBox = Party

BungoBox = Party

Move. (Aloe Blacc). Unpack. Now give ‘em back. Say what? That’s the BungoBox tagline with our own uShip addition. BungoBox is a moving box rental company that delivers prior to your move and picks everything up when you’re done. BungoBoxes are made of industrial-strength plastic, do not need packing tape, come with…Read more