Post Tagged with: "Marc Springer"

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

The annual uShip Mustache Contest has some strong competition. Watch as members of the uShip team discuss the competition and realize who the real front-runner is. Let’s just say that it made for a very interesting Movember.

Channel 19 Blog: Marc Springer’s Top Truck Add-Ons from GATS

Channel 19 Blog: Marc Springer’s Top Truck Add-Ons from GATS

Last weekend, nearly 50,000 people, including thousands of owner-operators, company drivers and over-the-road haulers, descended on Dallas, Texas, for the Great American Trucking Show (or GATS). ‘Shipping Wars’ star and writer of the ‘On The Marc’ series Marc Springer accompanied uShip to the show and caught up with Todd Dills…Read more

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

We truck drivers have a lot of thinkin’ time. Some fantasize about the future (or other stuff), some reflect on the past, and others sort out the day in front of them. I used to think about all of the above.  But I quickly I realized that I could better…Read more

Bees Aren’t The Only Things That Fly – Bleep Count ‘Bidder Bee-ware’ [Shipping Wars]

Bees Aren’t The Only Things That Fly – Bleep Count ‘Bidder Bee-ware’ [Shipping Wars]

In Episode 47, “Bidder Bee-ware” we got caught in a swarm of bleeps. When Marc hauled almost 4 million bees over 1,000 miles, he not only lost some of his load, the bees stung repeatedly and consequently let some curse words fly. The bees coaxed a whopping 17 bleeps from…Read more

Marc Springer Talks Business On Sirius XM’s Road Dog Trucking with Mark Willis

Marc Springer Talks Business On Sirius XM’s Road Dog Trucking with Mark Willis

Mark Willis, host of Road Dog Trucking on Sirius XM radio, has interviewed uShip pro hauler Marc Springer a couple times in recent months to discuss business opportunities and best practices for owner-operators in the trucking industry. Among the topics he’s discussed are online marketing strategies, load boards, Hours of…Read more

Sharks and Eels and Load School, Oh My! [Shipping Wars Recap]

Sharks and Eels and Load School, Oh My! [Shipping Wars Recap]

Leopard Shark and Two Moray Eels As we welcomed two new ladies to the show, Chelsea and Courtney, they got WAY into the bidding and set such a low bid, none of the shippers could keep up. The load? Two Moray Eels and a Leopard Shark. When they got to…Read more

‘Reality Check’ Bleep Count Lives On – How Much Do the Stars of ‘Shipping Wars’ Curse?

‘Reality Check’ Bleep Count Lives On – How Much Do the Stars of ‘Shipping Wars’ Curse?

Although “Reality Check” has been put on hold for our “Shipping Wars” recaps, the Bleep Count is still a highlight in our week. The past two weeks have been eventful for the “Shipping wars” cast and not one of them were completely clean!   In this week’s episode “High Tech…Read more

Let Them Ship Cake + Journey of Beads and Babes [Shipping Wars Recap]

Let Them Ship Cake + Journey of Beads and Babes [Shipping Wars Recap]

  Chocolate Sculpture You know the story:  Jarrett’s eyes get too big for his trailer and his best laid plans get messy.  On tonight’s first episode Jarrett wins a chocolate self-sculpture of two artists – one of the guys on the other guy’s back.  An incredibly intricate, delicate piece containing 100 pounds…Read more

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

In case you haven’t heard, the FMCSA’s Hours of Service rules have changed, effective today, July 1.  Like a lot of guys I’ve talked to about it, I had to get myself familiar with the changes and ultimately how it would impact my business and what it would take to…Read more

Shipping Wars Episodes Recap: T38 Shuttle, Flame Thrower, Fender Guitars and 42 Foot Boat

Shipping Wars Episodes Recap: T38 Shuttle, Flame Thrower, Fender Guitars and 42 Foot Boat

In the second week of Shipping Wars Season Four, we find that sometimes it takes a little fire power to make things work. Episode 3 and 4 involved flame throwers, a T-38 shuttle, a challenge for Marc, and Chris–who parties on a boat. Watch uShip’s Reality Check Shipping Wars recap…Read more