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7 Things You Can uShip For Less Than… A Ticket To F-1

7 Things You Can uShip For Less Than… A Ticket To F-1

Here is a list of seven things that cost less than the General Admission ticket price to see the Formula 1 race in Austin, TX at Circuit of the Americas in November, 2013. Not to mention, several of them traveled farther than the 192-mile length of the race! Exciting, right?…Read more

FRESH RIGS on Facebook: uShip Brings March Madness to Custom Trucks

FRESH RIGS on Facebook: uShip Brings March Madness to Custom Trucks

Have you voted for your favorite Fresh Rig in uShip’s FRESH RIGS March Madness 2013 yet? The big rig competition is running for two weeks on the uShip Facebook page and is turning up the heat on which big rig uShip fans like the best. Find out more FRESH RIGS March…Read more

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

April 14th is just around the corner! If you moved over the past year, you can save some money by adding a few additional lines to your tax return. The moving expenses deduction process is simple and will easily put a few dollars back into your pocket. If you used…Read more

The Harlem Shake: uShip’s Austin Startup Games Rallying Cry

The Harlem Shake: uShip’s Austin Startup Games Rallying Cry

Following up on the uShip versions of “Call Me Maybe” and “Gangnam Style,” we present THE HARLEM SHAKE. http://youtu.be/w0e_Or1MJX8 We jumped on the Harlem Shake train after it exploded on YouTube earlier this week. Click here to see the original version of the video. The song was released back in May…Read more

WTF? Startup Cover Letters That Would Give Bankers a Heart Attack

WTF? Startup Cover Letters That Would Give Bankers a Heart Attack

A couple weeks ago, the blogosphere exploded with an overstated story about an “unapologetically honest” cover letter and its subsequent email chain that went viral on Wall Street. The letter appeared on Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Gawker, and others. Here’s the cover letter that went viral on Wall Street….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

uShip Spoofs Viral Videos, Goes “Gangnam Style,” Suggests “Call Me Maybe?”

"Oscars" awarded to video contest teams at uShip HQ

Around this time two years ago, we posted a parody of “The Social Network” that went viral pretty quickly— and with the best of intentions, the ‘Ship is at it again. Today we’re posting the first (and probably best) two of several videos we made last month. We’ll be posting…Read more

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

If you’ve ever lived on a budget or set up a small office in an urban jungle, then had to assemble some semblance of a “home” in either case–  you’ve likely explored a few of the standard options for cheap furniture: IKEA, Goodwill, garage sales, Craigslist and the like. But…Read more

TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Contest – Win $100

TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Contest – Win $100

Do you own a trucker hat – or an entire collection? Submit it to uShip’s TOP THAT! Trucker Hat Photo Contest on Facebook for a chance to win $100. Two winners will receive $100 Visa cards – one will be for the greatest number of likes and shares on our Photo Contest tab…Read more

#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