Post Tagged with: "Carrier"

The New York Times Mentions uShip Mobile in Trucking Technology Article

Photo Credit: Benjamin Preston

In an article released Friday, August 16th, The New York Times writer Benjamin Preston explained technology in the trucking industry in his article “Move Over, CB Radio: Trucker Apps Are Helping to Haul the Load.” In the article, Preston explains how carriers have abandoned CB Radios and have embraced technology….Read more

From the Battlefront to the Interstate: How Allowing Veterans to Waive the CDL Will Change Trucking

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To answer an incredible demand for truckers, President Obama has passed legislation that allows states to adopt laws that permit qualified military veterans to waive the CDL test. The CDL (commercial driver’s license) test ensures that drivers are familiar and capable with commercial trucks. Thirty-four states have followed through with…Read more

uShip Adds Troop ID Verification to Profiles, Extends Discount to Military Families

uShip Adds Troop ID Verification to Profiles, Extends Discount to Military Families

For years, current and former American military servicemembers and their families have been among the most important customers at uShip. We’ve been fortunate to meet many military families that use uShip to book quality DITY/PPM relocation services and transportation for motorcycles, boats, cars and ATV’s. (If you’re not familiar with…Read more

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

The world’s fastest-moving and hopefully quickest-to-die meme from this week’s presidential debate has arrived at uShip! We present to you, “Binders Full of Truckers.” Of course, what we mean to say is uShip hosts (arguably) the largest community of transportation professionals and truck drivers anywhere on the Internet. At last count,…Read more

Navigation Updates: List, Browse and Book Loads in One Click

Navigation Updates: List, Browse and Book Loads in One Click

Last week, the uShip team implemented several design changes on the site that make it easier to access different tools and uShip account information. Check out a summary of the changes below! After logging into uShip, the new-and-improved header offers one-click access to every section of your user account and…Read more

Load Board + LinkedIn + eBay = uShip Pro [Invite-Only Beta Now Open]

Load Board + LinkedIn + eBay = uShip Pro  [Invite-Only Beta Now Open]

uShip has grown into the largest transportation exchange in the world with over 1 million shipping customers, 10,000+ brokers and 200,000+ carriers moving billions of dollars worth of freight since we started in 2004. With a high volume of loads passing through our site, uShip is now offering frequent shippers…Read more

In Passing: That truck driver you flipped off? Here’s his story…

In Passing: That truck driver you flipped off? Here’s his story…

Whatever you drive over the road — be it a Class 8 rig or a Ford F550 with a trailer — this is a really interesting article that appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune last week.  It gets to the heart of life on the road, the daily challenges, expectations and even…Read more

Verification Now Required to Display Carrier Authority on Profiles

Verification Now Required to  Display Carrier Authority on Profiles

As of June 7, 2011, in order for US carriers to display MC/DOT numbers in their uShip profiles, uShip will require verification that the account holder is the owner of the MC/DOT numbers provided.  Carrier authority will then be automatically monitored by CarrierWatch. This update will make it easier for…Read more

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Added to Transporter Profiles

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Added to Transporter Profiles

Starting today, profiles for all of uShip’s Transportation Service Providers will now feature the Facebook “Like” button. We’re confident the Like button will become a useful tool for all uShip customers, allowing Facebook users to quickly and easily share their favorite TSP’s with friends. Each time someone “likes” a profile,…Read more

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

JTEquineTransport, one of uShip’s Power Providers specializing in pets and livestock, recently visited uShip in Austin. Robyn and Bob of JTEquineTransport joined uShip in 2009 and have since completed dozens of shipments with stellar reviews. Though their specialty is animal transport, they’ve carried everything from motorcycles, to washer/dryer sets, ATV’s,…Read more