Post Tagged with: "Marc Springer"

On the Marc, Step #1: So you want to become a truck driver? Let’s talk.

On the Marc, Step #1:  So you want to become a truck driver? Let’s talk.

Since I started appearing on Shipping Wars in early 2012, I get weekly calls and emails from people who want to know what it takes to become a transporter– not to mention meeting fans at every truck stop from California to Kamloops.  And my guess is that for every one person who contacts me,…Read more

On the Marc: How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

On the Marc: How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

Over the summer, a CNN Money article ran that was titled “Tons of trucking jobs…that nobody wants.“ It basically claimed that during tough economic times with high unemployment,  Americans should be jumping at the chance to work – including trucking, but that with a driver shortage, it seems it’s a job nobody wants. True,…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

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

Shipping Wars Season Finale Recap: Wedding Cake & Scenic Cruiser

**Season Finale** Item No. 1:  3′ Tall Wedding Cake Nothing draws a crowd like cake, especially the wedding variety.  Cake is so beloved that some people will even ship it in from nearly 1,000 miles away for an occassion, likely a wedding.  That was the case with this 6-layer, 3′…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Spire of Fire and Mini Max Plane

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Spire of Fire and Mini Max Plane

Item No. 1:  Spire of Fire At uShip, when we say “ship anything, anytime, anywhere,” we mean it.  And Marc put that to the test tonight by shipping fire.  Yes, fire.  Not a camp fire. Not a gas stove.  But a spire of fire.  How cool is that?  But where…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Crawfish & Trolley

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  Crawfish & Trolley

Item No. 1:  Live Crawfish On Shipping Wars, Jennifer is typically the one who hauls the animals, everything from bulls to peakcocks to a spitting camel to a parrot.  This episode was no different, except the “animals” were a few crates of crawfish from the Louisiana Crawfish Co. headed for…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: All ‘Couped’ Up

Shipping Wars Episode Recap:  All ‘Couped’ Up

Item No. 1:  3 Chicken Coups Why’d the chicken cross Pennsylvania?  To get to his house because that’s where 3 chicken coups were shipped on Episode 5 of Shipping Wars Season 2.  We’re not just talking your basic chicken coup here. We’re talking Amish custom craftsmanship, nice windows, slanted roof…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Ep. 4): Geodes and Legos

Shipping Wars Episode Recap (Season 2, Ep. 4):  Geodes and Legos

Item No. 1:  Giant Brazilian Geodes Week 2 of Shipping Wars Season 2 kicked off on a heavy note – in fact, 30,000 pounds of heavy.  Nearly 14 tons of giant Brazilian Geodes were in need of transport from Taos, N.M., to Bally, Penn. The listing is comprised of 24…Read more

Trash Talkin’ Truckers: Top 10 Zingers from Shipping Wars Season 1

Trash Talkin’ Truckers: Top 10 Zingers from Shipping Wars Season 1

It’s official! The second season of A&E’s real-life series Shipping Wars premieres on August 7th. The show features five professional transporters from uShip — and the coming season is shaping up to be even better than the first. If you’ve seen the show before, you’ve probably caught on to one…Read more

‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Hits This Summer

‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Hits This Summer

 A&E has ordered new 26-episode seasons for three of its popular real-life series:  Shipping Wars, Storage Wars and Storage Wars: Texas.   All three will launch this summer.   uShip serves as the backdrop of Shipping Wars which premiered in January to 3 million total viewers. If you haven’t seen Shipping Wars,…Read more