Shipping Wars

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

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Roy Plays Hero on ‘Highway to Help’

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Roy Plays Hero on ‘Highway to Help’

Item No. 1:  Buzz Lightyear Ride Sometimes a simple desire to help people in need trumps the all mighty dollar.  Well, unless your name starts with a capital T, as in Donald Trump.  But on this episode of Shipping Wars, the person’s name starts with R, as in Roy Garber. …Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Ep. 4): Geodes and Legos

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Ep. 4):  Geodes and Legos

Item No. 1:  Giant Brazilian Geodes Week 2 of Shipping Wars Season 2 kicked off on a heavy note – in fact, 30,000 pounds of heavy.  Nearly 14 tons of giant Brazilian Geodes were in need of transport from Taos, N.M., to Bally, Penn. The listing is comprised of 24…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Season 2, Episode 3: Stuff That Flies

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Season 2, Episode 3:  Stuff That Flies

Episode 4 of Shipping Wars Season 2 focused entirely on things that fly:  a parrot and a powered parachute. Item 1:  Sammy, the African Grey Parrot While most birds fly south for the season, this one is catching a lift – uShip style.  Listed as “livestock,” this item, a 10-lb…Read more

Hair Apparent: The Silver Locks of Roy Garber

Hair Apparent:  The Silver Locks of Roy Garber

Roy Garber of Arbie’s Team Transportation – a service provider on uShip since early 2009 – is one of the most recognized characters on A&E’s real-life series, Shipping Wars.  Along with his no-BS attitude, what makes him so well-known is his silver locks that stretch below his shoulders. While Roy,…Read more

Two Million Viewers Per Episode Watch Season Openers of A&E’s Shipping Wars

Two Million Viewers Per Episode Watch Season Openers of A&E’s Shipping Wars

Team uShip, along with family, friends and business partners watched the season premiere of Shipping Wars at Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. According to Nielsen Ratings, the season premiere episodes of “Shipping Wars” were watched by about 2 million viewers each on Tuesday night. The 9:30-10:00pm episode played to 2.011 million…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Episode 2): Lumberjack & Elvis Cadillac

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Episode 2):  Lumberjack & Elvis Cadillac

Episode 2 of Shipping Wars Season 2 let fans get a first look at Chris and Robbie, the show’s newest cast members, complete with Chris’ classic fauxhawk, as well as some classic moves by Jarrett Joyce, dubbed “The Rookie.” Item No. 1:  Enormous Fiberglass Lumberjack A restaurant owner in Stockton,…Read more