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Austin Business Journal Announces uShip’s New Key Hires

Austin Business Journal Announces uShip’s New Key Hires

Rick Wittenbraker and Timur Eligulashvili are making waves as our latest executive hires at uShip World Headquarters. These two rock stars recently made it to the Austin Business Journal’s People On The Move section. Read on to find out how they’ll be helping uShip grow.

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel in Sydney, Australia has seen its fair share of bridge strikes in past years, causing traffic delays, reconstruction delays and injury. In response to these high-cost accidents, the Sydney Transit Authority called upon Australian Laser beam company Laservision to create a brand new driver intervention system called…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partner: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Know Heavy Equipment

uShip Marketplace Partner: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Know Heavy Equipment

As we’ve mentioned before, many shipments on uShip from awesome uShip marketplace partner sites like Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on the Ritchie Bros. site range from pickup trucks to construction equipment to massive dozers and cranes for mining operations — the kinds of heavy equipment that allow the world to move and…Read more

Team Driving: 8 Insights on Trucking with a Partner

Team Driving: 8 Insights on Trucking with a Partner

Have you ever wondered what it would like to be a team driver? If you’re not employed in the trucking industry, team driving is a term for two people that take turns driving a semi-truck and managing different loads on the road. Many owner-operators that book loads on uShip happen…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Gains in Trucking Employment, Trucking Conditions Improve and Medical Exams are Expedited

Freight News Roundup – Gains in Trucking Employment, Trucking Conditions Improve and Medical Exams are Expedited

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Trucking employment surged in April as unemployment dropped – OverdriveOnline.com According to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, April saw an increase of 11,700 jobs in…Read more

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: What’s Shipping with Proxibid?

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: What’s Shipping with Proxibid?

Guest Contributer: Dana Kaufman, of Proxibid Since January, Proxibid buyers have taken advantage of uShip’s services to ship nearly 200 items throughout the US. Ever wonder what’s being purchased in the Proxibid Marketplace, and shipped to a new home? Well…just about everything! Read on to find out.

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

A common “throwback” listing we see on the uShip marketplace is the Ford Model A. We see not only the classic Model A Coupe cross the marketplace, but the Model A Sedan, Fordor, Roadster, Phaeton and Pickup. The overwhelming popularity of the Ford Model A began with its debut in…Read more

Guest Post: Safe Spring Boating Tips Worthy of a Pound of Cure

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  This article was written by boating expert Brad Stone at iBoats.com. Thanks Brad! For many, springtime heralds the return to water recreation. In our eagerness to get the boat and family out on the water again, doing so safely can best be summarized by some sage advice from Benjamin…Read more

President Obama Goes Deep with Loading Vehicles

President Obama Goes Deep with Loading Vehicles

Just days after President Obama made logistics news by nominating Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, he’s making more transport news by explaining to the White House press corps the art of loading a vehicle transport truck, according to news satire site The Onion. Read an…Read more

Top Ten Causes of Truck Accidents: Traffic, Roads, Fatigue and More

Top Ten Causes of Truck Accidents: Traffic, Roads, Fatigue and More

All drivers, but especially commercial drivers, should be careful on the road at all times. That’s the message behind transportation policy in the United States in general — it resonates with the way lawmakers address fatigue in Hours of Service and other regulatory laws in the trucking industry. And for good…Read more