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uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip launches the uShip Resource Center today, which brings both uShip carriers and shipping customers exclusive deals on transport-related services like hotels, roadside assistance, packing/loading, insurance and more. Visit the resources page at  http://about.uShip.com/ to view all the offers available to the uShip community. This page will be updated regularly as…Read more

Oh, Canada? Ten Tips for Getting Shipments Across the Canadian Border

Oh, Canada? Ten Tips for Getting Shipments Across the Canadian Border

Transporting items from the US into Canada can give even the most experienced transporter a good scare, and rightfully so. The Canadian border, which stretches across 8,891 Kilometers (5,524 miles) of land and water, is the longest, non-militarized border in the world. Needless to say, the Canadian customs process is…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 23

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 23

It’s week four 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. Report: Lack of infrastructure funding could be costly -…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 9

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 9

It’s our second week of the 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 last week. Obama Set to Sign Highway Bill Friday – Transport…Read more

Carriers and Transporters: Submit Your Photos to be Featured on uShip’s Home Page!

Carriers and Transporters: Submit Your Photos to be Featured on uShip’s Home Page!

Frequent visitors to uShip may have noticed our home page has “had some work done” over the past few months! Among the more important changes in the home page facelift:  We’ve (1) simplified the way shippers are introduced to the site, and (2) given our awesome transporters a hefty amount…Read more

‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Hits This Summer

‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Hits This Summer

 A&E has ordered new 26-episode seasons for three of its popular real-life series:  Shipping Wars, Storage Wars and Storage Wars: Texas.   All three will launch this summer.   uShip serves as the backdrop of Shipping Wars which premiered in January to 3 million total viewers. If you haven’t seen Shipping Wars,…Read more

“My uShip” Updated for Easier Navigation

“My uShip” Updated for Easier Navigation

We have updated the left-hand navigation within the My uShip screen to make it easier for you to find the information and tools you are looking for from this central location. Everything has been consolidated into expandable sections – you can either click on the main section title or expand…Read more

Trucker Buddy International Connects Students with Pen Pals

Trucker Buddy International Connects Students with Pen Pals

We recently came across a great charity we’d like to share with the uShip community. Since 1992, Trucker Buddy International has been matching classrooms with pen pals in the trucking industry. Once a month, students in grades K-8 write letters to their drivers, building valuable reading and writing skills while…Read more

uShip Tops 250,000 Transporter Reviews. So What?

uShip Tops 250,000 Transporter Reviews.  So What?

Milestones are always nice to report, and uShip hit some biggies last year.  We passed 1 million listings and 1 million members, but we’re particularly proud of the one we just eclipsed:  250,000 transporter reviews, including 30,000+ stories, by shipping customers. And don’t look now, but we’re also knocking on…Read more

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

For most truckers and DOT-licensed transport providers, Hours of Service are a big deal. Truckers have to pay close attention the amount of time they spend behind the wheel as one of the core requirements in maintaining compliance with federal transportation laws. While the rules are designed to give drivers…Read more