Shipping Wars

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

**Season Finale** Item No. 1:  3′ Tall Wedding Cake Nothing draws a crowd like cake, especially the wedding variety.  Cake is so beloved that some people will even ship it in from nearly 1,000 miles away for an occassion, likely a wedding.  That was the case with this 6-layer, 3′…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Giant Spider & Water Tower

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Giant Spider & Water Tower

 Item No. 1:  Not-So Itsy Bitsy Spider And we thought the spiders in Harry Potter were creepy, but that was before this listing hit Shipping Wars.  This giant spider, a 1,000 lb., 35′ long amusement park ride prop and true piece of art made of styrofoam, is no match…but the…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 1956 DC-7 & Bastrop Fire Lumber

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 1956 DC-7 & Bastrop Fire Lumber

Item No. 1:  1956 Vintage DC-7 Aircraft While this move wasn’t the longest — just 250 miles — it certainly was one of the longest — 109 feet — to ever be moved on Shipping Wars, and perhaps uShip all-time.  And when it comes to the most expensive loads on…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Cinderella Carriage & Miniature Ferris Wheel

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Cinderella Carriage & Miniature Ferris Wheel

Item No. 1:  Cinderella Carriage In a Shipping Wars episode like no other, Jarrett is faced with shipping a $12,000, 1,000-lb. Cinderella carriage from South Carolina to Texas, near Houston.  While Jarrett has a tendency to underestimate things, in this episode he’s faced with a whole new set of problems,…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: DeLorean and Waterpark Submarine

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: DeLorean and Waterpark Submarine

Item No. 1:  Restored 1983 DeLorean For the second straight episode, Jarrett wins the award for the coolest shipment.  He previously shipped an Indy 500 show car to Vegas. This time, he’s hauling a 1983 restored DeLorean, reminiscent of Back to the Future movie fame, to a DeLorean convention with…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Spire of Fire and Mini Max Plane

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Spire of Fire and Mini Max Plane

Item No. 1:  Spire of Fire At uShip, when we say “ship anything, anytime, anywhere,” we mean it.  And Marc put that to the test tonight by shipping fire.  Yes, fire.  Not a camp fire. Not a gas stove.  But a spire of fire.  How cool is that?  But where…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Indy Racing Car, Doomsday Bunker

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Indy Racing Car, Doomsday Bunker

Item No. 1:  Indy Race Car There have been a variety of cool, fun cars and vehicles transported on Shipping Wars — a paddy wagon, Elvis’s El Dorado, antiques, military tanks, to name a few, but perhaps none cooler than this Indy Racing Car, headed to Las Vegas from Indianapolis. …Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Crawfish & Trolley

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Crawfish & Trolley

Item No. 1:  Live Crawfish On Shipping Wars, Jennifer is typically the one who hauls the animals, everything from bulls to peakcocks to a spitting camel to a parrot.  This episode was no different, except the “animals” were a few crates of crawfish from the Louisiana Crawfish Co. headed for…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – August 27

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – August 27

It’s week five of uShip’s Freight News Roundup! Every Monday, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we came across today and last week. FMCSA Makes Changes to CSA  – Commercial Carrier…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: All ‘Couped’ Up

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  All ‘Couped’ Up

Item No. 1:  3 Chicken Coups Why’d the chicken cross Pennsylvania?  To get to his house because that’s where 3 chicken coups were shipped on Episode 5 of Shipping Wars Season 2.  We’re not just talking your basic chicken coup here. We’re talking Amish custom craftsmanship, nice windows, slanted roof…Read more