Relocation

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

Back to School – Moving Your Stuff on the Cheap

Back to School – Moving Your Stuff on the Cheap

Headed to college this year? Long before professors, midterms and exams set your stress level soaring, getting your stuff to school can present a big challenge. If you’re moving long distance, you don’t have to limit your belongings to carry-on luggage. uShip makes it easy and affordable to have your…Read more

uShip’s Summer Moving Series

uShip’s Summer Moving Series

Summer’s here and that can only mean three things:  the beach, barbeque and…relocation.  This year, one in 10 Americans will make a move, and let’s face it — moving can be very stressful.  So we here at uShip want to help ease your (back) pain with a “Summer Moving” series…Read more

Finding a Great Moving Company

Finding a Great Moving Company

So you’re done creating a moving checklist, and have taken an inventory of your home. It’s time to start contacting some moving companies. Being prepared and choosing the right moving company can help avoid a lot of stress and headaches later on in the moving process. 1.    Start looking for a…Read more

Preparing Kids for a Move

Preparing Kids for a Move

Letting go of home and embracing a new place can be very stressful for adults, and this is often magnified for children. Of course, moving across town is not as daunting as across the country, but for families with children it is important to take the time to help them…Read more

Packing Tips

Packing Tips

With all the prep finished we are finally getting to the meat and potatoes of the Summer Moving Series. Your junk is all gone and your packing supplies are ready; now it’s time to box everything up. If you have hired a moving company to do the packing, your job…Read more

Finding Packing Materials

Finding Packing Materials

Continuing on with the Summer Moving Series, we now turn our focus to acquiring packing materials. This is important because, well, you can’t pack the boxes if you don’t have any boxes right? Although this step can easily be overlooked, having an adequate supply of packaging when you begin packing…Read more

Summer Moving Tips: Creating a Moving Checklist

Summer Moving Tips: Creating a Moving Checklist

If you know you’ll be moving this summer, you should prepare a checklist of everything you need to do for your move. Checklists are fantastic because they break a big unmanageable task – like moving all of your earthly belongings to a new home – into small, manageable tasks. Our…Read more