Shipping Wars

Meet Johnny Chavez from Shipping Wars

Meet Johnny Chavez from Shipping Wars

  Meet Johnny Chavez–the newest uShip pro featured in the A&E Real Life series Shipping Wars. Johnny began his life on the road as a young boy riding shotgun with his dad on long hauls. He claims that on his very first day in the rig as a 6-year-old, he knew that driving…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Ice Sculpture & Animal Artwork

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Ice Sculpture & Animal Artwork

Like the season premiere episode, Episode 2 involved two things that don’t mix:  water and oil.  To be more precise, an ice bar sculpture and cooking grease for a bio-diesel engine. Watch uShip’s Reality Check Shipping Wars recap or catch the write-up below. http://youtu.be/1pow1Vgq0Wg 3,000 lb Ice Bar Sculpture After Roy outbid Jarrett to land…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 2 Capuchin Monkeys & Oversized Magic Trick

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 2 Capuchin Monkeys & Oversized Magic Trick

Season 4 of Shipping Wars kicked off with two shipments on opposite ends of the shipping spectrum: 2 Capuchin monkeys and an usual magic trick prop incorporating a jet engine turbine. Watch uShip’s Reality Check Shipping Wars recap or catch the write-up below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RX5P_jjSwk 2 Capuchin Monkeys Before we continue, we…Read more

Locked and Loaded! Shipping Wars, Season 4, Premieres TONIGHT @ 10/9c

Locked and Loaded! Shipping Wars, Season 4, Premieres TONIGHT @ 10/9c

Make sure your dials and DVRs are set to A&E tonight for the Season 4 premiere of Shipping Wars. Marc, Jarrett, Roy, Chris and Robbie are driving the new season home tonight with two back-to-back episodes. Tune in at 10 pm/9c for a wild ride around America including monkeys, magicians…Read more

Here We Go Again! ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 4 Premieres Tues., June 11 @ 10/9c

Here We Go Again! ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 4 Premieres Tues., June 11 @ 10/9c

Get ready to roll with Marc, Jarrett, Jennifer, Roy, Chris and Robbie in the newest season of the  A&E’s “Shipping Wars” (which features uShip). Season 4 premieres June 11 with back-to-back episodes at 10/9c. If you aren’t familiar with “Shipping Wars”, it paints the transportation industry in a rather unorthodox light, including over-the-road…Read more

Shipping Wars Season 3 Finale Recap: Model Ship & Dinosaur Fossils

Shipping Wars Season 3 Finale Recap: Model Ship & Dinosaur Fossils

 Item 1:  ‘HMS Victory’ Model Ship Most of the time, featured loads on Shipping Wars tend to be of the big and bulky nature:  a monster truck, geodes, surfboard Styrofoam, an old cruiser, to name a few.  But this particular shipment is far from big and bulky. In fact, other than the wedding…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

 Item 1:  Deactivated Nuclear Missile This next load was the bomb. Literally.  A 1962 deactivated Polaris thermo nuclear missile was going from Pennsylvania to Michigan, needing a quick delivery for a seller who was getting rid of his war memorabilia.  Marc and Chris & Robbie, deadlocked at $3,000 bids, really…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

 Item 1:  Evel Knievel Show Truck & Trailer During Evel Knievel’s hay day, pretty much every kid grew up in awe of his death-defying feats, some successful, many not.  Among them was young mustache-less Marc Springer, who saw Evel as a hero, a legend, bigger than Elvis.  So when Evel’s 1974 original show truck and…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Watercraft & uShip Help on Wheels Hurricane Relief

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Watercraft & uShip Help on Wheels Hurricane Relief

 Item 1:  Seabreacher Personal Watercraft After Roy is all smiles after landing a big fish – a 19’ dolphin-shaped two-seat submersible personal watercraft – he quickly turns to all grimace while on the road.  He discovers the craft’s battery has turned on and could blow-up his trailer – which Roy was never going to…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Rock’em Sock’em Robots & Pregnant Horse

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Rock’em Sock’em Robots & Pregnant Horse

 Item 1:  Rock’em Sock’em Robots On paper this seems like the perfect load for Jarrett — two extremely rare already-beat-up life-sized Rock’em Sock’em Robots in a ring with no packaging required being shipped for $1900.  But he quickly discovers that the shipping customer wants them crated, causing Jarrett to lose…Read more