Relocation

Company Local Bigwig Can Provide Temporary Furnished Housing During a Move

Company Local Bigwig Can Provide Temporary Furnished Housing During a Move

As part of our continuing effort to provide partner deals to our customers, we are announcing a partnership with New York based company Local Bigwig. Through their website, you can find temporary furnished housing. Unlike other housing booking sites, Local Bigwig specializes in providing hosts that specialize in professional corporate…Read more

College Moving Guide: Yale

College Moving Guide: Yale

If you’re a new college student, a soon-to-be high school grad, or if you’ve ever been a college student — you know how stressful preparing for your first year of college can be. About this time each fall in the United States, millions of new students trek across the country to…Read more

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

It was Tuesday night about 10pm and things were looking bleak.  My uShip listing – a standard household move going 1100+ miles from Northern Arizona to Austin – had received ZERO bids and just a few sniffing questions from transporters. With my must-move date just three days away on Friday,…Read more

How to Save on DITY/PPM Military Moves: A Military Perspective

How to Save on DITY/PPM Military Moves: A Military Perspective

For this post, we invited business development intern and military veteran Jesse Vasquez to share his experiences with military moving. Hello world! My name is Jesse Vasquez and my time spent as an officer with the United States Army was littered with cross-country moves. The moves I made in my…Read more

“The Big Move” – uShip Logistics Relocation Expert on HuffPost Live

“The Big Move” – uShip Logistics Relocation Expert on HuffPost Live

uShip’s VP of Sales / General Manager of Motors and Relocation, Dean Xeros, appeared on a Huffington Post Live segment about cross-country moves last night. Five panelists, including Dean, shared some valuable advice for the moving process, along with a couple horror stories resulting from moving fraud. Moving fraud can occur…Read more

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

If you’ve ever lived on a budget or set up a small office in an urban jungle, then had to assemble some semblance of a “home” in either case–  you’ve likely explored a few of the standard options for cheap furniture: IKEA, Goodwill, garage sales, Craigslist and the like. But…Read more

Summer Moving the Easy Way – The MacDonalds’ Story – uShip versus U-Haul

Summer Moving the Easy Way – The MacDonalds’ Story – uShip versus U-Haul

The MacDonalds Some say three times is a charm. For Jeff and Nicole MacDonald, the fourth time was a charm.  After going through four moves in five years, it was only on the couple’s most recent relocation – a 2,000-mile trek from Austin to Bend, Ore., in May — did…Read more

How Can Storage Make Your Summer Move Easier?

How Can Storage Make Your Summer Move Easier?

by John Donegan The peak summer moving season is upon us! Every year, 40 million people in the US move their homes and belongings. As anyone who has moved a home or business can tell you, it’s rarely an easy or low-cost task. If you’re relocating this summer, a great…Read more

Moving Tips: Maximize Your Income Tax Refund by Deducting Moving Expenses

Moving Tips: Maximize Your Income Tax Refund by Deducting Moving Expenses

With tax day 2011 looming, everyone’s looking for ways to maximize their return. There are a dizzying number of potential credits and deductions on Form 1040, but very few that are as awesome as this one.

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

uShip CEO & Founder Matt Chasen takes a look under the hood of moving and shipping to see how it’s evolving and the innovations shaping how customers and transporters do business. On a recent NPR Marketplace piece, Online competitors move in on shippers, the question was posed, “Are consumers better…Read more