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Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

“Shipping Wars” is officially on a mid-season break, which means the final standings for the Bleep Count are in. Roy bleeped his way to the top early on while Marc, Chris and Jenn bleeped it out all Season. It wasn’t until the bee episode that Marc really gained some bleep…Read more

Blondes and Bleeps – Courtney and Chelsea Curse The Eels [Shipping Wars]

Blondes and Bleeps – Courtney and Chelsea Curse The Eels [Shipping Wars]

Accompanying the introduction of two new haulers–a pair of blondes named Courtney and Chelsea–the bleep count put up considerable tally marks. Even though Roy didn’t land a shipment this week, he contributed three bleeps. Marc agreed to mentor Jarrett this episode and as you can imagine, working with Jarrett was…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 of…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

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 2 Capuchin Monkeys & Oversized Magic Trick

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: 2 Capuchin Monkeys & Oversized Magic Trick

Season 4 of Shipping Wars kicked off with two shipments on opposite ends of the shipping spectrum: 2 Capuchin monkeys and an usual magic trick prop incorporating a jet engine turbine. Watch uShip’s Reality Check Shipping Wars recap or catch the write-up below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RX5P_jjSwk 2 Capuchin Monkeys Before we continue, we…Read more

On the Marc: Easy Steps to Getting Insurance and Not Overpaying

On the Marc: Easy Steps to Getting Insurance and Not Overpaying

In one of my earlier posts, I mentioned that getting into trucking – just like with any new business – is going to cost you some money. Obtaining the right insurance is one of those hard costs you need to anticipate. Operating without commercial truck insurance is not an option….Read more