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#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

#Cargotecture: The World’s Coolest Shipping Container Buildings and Homes

Over the past fifty years, shipping containers have transformed business and trade across the world. These simple and ubiquitous steel boxes, technically called “intermodal containers,” are designed for the safe and efficient movement of goods from ships to rail cars to trucks. And in all, the way containerization literally changed the world…Read more

uShip Providing Free Shipping in eBay Motors’ New Car Sale Promo

uShip Providing Free Shipping in eBay Motors’ New Car Sale Promo

From October 18-21, 20 cars, trucks, SUVs are up for sale on eBay Motors, as part of its ‘Drop, Drop & Shop’ New Car Sale promotion.  To sweeten the deal for buyers, uShip has teamed up with eBay Motors to provide buyers with free vehicle shipping within the contiguous 48 states. Here’s how the…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

Celebrity Watercraft: James Bond ‘Moonraker’ Boat Moved on uShip

Celebrity Watercraft: James Bond ‘Moonraker’ Boat Moved on uShip

For the last 50 years, the James Bond spy films have always pushed the limits of cinema action sequences.  The latest rendition – Skyfall, with Daniel Craig as Bond, hits theaters November 9 (U.S.) and doesn’t appear it’ll be any different.  Even back in the 70’s and 80’s, the films were…Read more

SOLD! Coast-to-Coast uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners

SOLD! Coast-to-Coast uShip Stories from Marketplace Partners

As you might know, many of the shipments that are posted to uShip come from marketplace partner sites, including Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, eBay Motors, Proxibid, Boats.com/YachtWorld.com, and dozens of other sites that you can read about on our Partners page. The items purchased on these partner sites are often far larger…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

Report: Jerome the Gnome of Shipping Wars Fame is Dead

Report: Jerome the Gnome of Shipping Wars Fame is Dead

It is with a heavy heart that we post this next story: Jerome the Gnome is dead.  The enormous 18′ tall gnome quickly rose to fame in early 2012 as the eye-catching and slightly-creepy centerpiece icon of the A&E reality show Shipping Wars, which features uShip. But when his contract…Read more

Dutch Ambassador’s Visit to uShip’s Texas HQ Highlights Growth in EU

Dutch Ambassador’s Visit to uShip’s Texas HQ Highlights Growth in EU

Last Friday, the uShip team was honored to host Dutch Ambassador Rudolf Bekink at our Austin headquarters. The visit highlights the growth of our European headquarters in Amsterdam and our increasing presence in the European Union. During the visit, uShip VP of Global Business Shawn Bose explained why our Netherlands-based…Read more

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

If you’re a boat owner, you might have heard this line before: “There are only two happy days in the life of a boat owner: the day you buy the boat, and the day you sell it.” Exaggerated, sure, but it succeeds in telling the tale of a boat owner that doesn’t know…Read more

Texas Tailgate for a Cause: uShip Raises Funds for Communities In Schools

Texas Tailgate for a Cause: uShip Raises Funds for Communities In Schools

It’s no secret that most of us on the uShip team are proud Texas fans. Many, if not most of us, either attended or have a connection to the University of Texas here in Austin. That said, tailgating before Longhorns home games is a family affair every Fall at the…Read more