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Love at First Site: Freight Matchmaking Goes Digital

Love at First Site: Freight Matchmaking Goes Digital

Traditional loadboards have long been the freight matchmakers of the shipping world, where shippers and carriers get connected like online dating services.  The “dating” process typically begins online, but then one thing leads to another and it moves offline (unless you play football for Notre Dame) where shippers, brokers and carriers finish the…Read more

uShip’s Top 25 Most Shipped Cars & Light Trucks

uShip’s Top 25 Most Shipped Cars & Light Trucks

Some sites like KBB.com (Kelley Blue Book) put out their “most-researched” used cars list, while Google has a consistent measurement of consumer interest with its Google Trends tool. All good stuff, but these rankings only show consumer intent, not necessarily a consumer’s ultimate purchase or action related to that intent….Read more

Big Loads from uShip Marketplace Partners – Wikis, Balers & Booms

Big Loads from uShip Marketplace Partners – Wikis, Balers & Booms

As we’ve mentioned before, many of the shipment listings on uShip come from awesome marketplace partner sites like Proxibid and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on these partner sites range from large to enormous: from rare antiques, to cars and boats, heavy equipment (in the case of Ritchie Bros.), and the contents of…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Nuclear Missile & Vintage Car Table

 Item 1:  Deactivated Nuclear Missile This next load was the bomb. Literally.  A 1962 deactivated Polaris thermo nuclear missile was going from Pennsylvania to Michigan, needing a quick delivery for a seller who was getting rid of his war memorabilia.  Marc and Chris & Robbie, deadlocked at $3,000 bids, really…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Evel Knievel Truck & Crooked House

 Item 1:  Evel Knievel Show Truck & Trailer During Evel Knievel’s hay day, pretty much every kid grew up in awe of his death-defying feats, some successful, many not.  Among them was young mustache-less Marc Springer, who saw Evel as a hero, a legend, bigger than Elvis.  So when Evel’s 1974 original show truck and…Read more

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

Moving to a new home? Check out our Moving Company Checklist below to make sure your transition is quick and easy. Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. For the vast majority of people that hire a moving company to help them make the transition, the…Read more

Facebook Connected Badges Added to Service Provider Profiles

Facebook Connected Badges Added to Service Provider Profiles

We recently added “Facebook Connected” badges to uShip carrier profiles. The badge (and friend count) you see to your right appears for carriers that have connected their uShip accounts to Facebook. As part of our effort to make “verified” carriers stand out (via CarrierWatch, DOT, MC, etc.), the badge offers enhanced trust and credibility…Read more

uShip’s Top 10 International Shipment Destinations

uShip’s Top 10 International Shipment Destinations

Since launching in 2004, loads on uShip have gone into, out of and within over 100 countries around the world.  In 2009, we began localizing within key countries around the globe, giving customers the ability to transact in local language, currency, measurements and time zone.  In just 3+ years, we’re now localized in 18 countries/regions…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Is This The Truck Of The Future? - CDLLife.com CDL Life has brought you features on trucks that have been coined t the trucks of the future.  AirFlow is hoping the BulletTruck will shape the future…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 48k Pirate Swords & Human Hamster Wheel

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 48k Pirate Swords & Human Hamster Wheel

Item 1:  48,000 Plastic Pirate Toy Swords A toy sword order goes awry–aaargh!–and Chris and Robbie must return 48 boxes of faulty plastic children’s pirate swords back to the manufacturer, who doesn’t want them back.  But the swords break off, leaving sharp edges, which can injure kids using them.  So the…Read more