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Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber took some time to help users out at the uShip office. What he didn’t expect is how moved he would be by our customers. The customer did have positive feedback. They let us know that it was “perfect, just like Roy.”

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

As a hot shot hauler, trailer versatility is the name of the game when booking loads. I run with four trailers total — two enclosed and two flatbed trailers — because running with just one trailer limits the types of jobs you are able to haul. Here’s what I run with, depending…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – 3 Keys to Effective Maintenance

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – 3 Keys to Effective Maintenance

Repairing things has always been a skill of mine. I’m a certified welder and built houses for 20 years in areas with huge snowfall. In other words, I had to work harder at making them stronger. Fixing things is an unavoidable task–at home and on the job.The same goes maintenance…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Operating Costs

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Operating Costs

The costs of being an owner/operator on the road can add up pretty quickly if you don’t know what you’re doing. I’ve been there; done that. Lucky for you, I’m going to share my 5 best ways to take that bottom line and stretch it as far as it will…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

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

As THE professional hot-shotter, I’ve driven all over the country with expensive cargo in tow. Along the way, I’ve seen more than a few speed traps and learned just about everything there is to know about avoiding them. Starter Tip: Don’t Speed In the First Place I’ll give you the…Read more

All’s Fair In Love and ‘Wars’ – Jarrett Pranks His Way to First On-Time Delivery

All’s Fair In Love and ‘Wars’ – Jarrett Pranks His Way to First On-Time Delivery

  Waterpiller aka Jarrett’s Prank on Chris & Robbie What appeared to be an innocent tractor listing on uShip wasn’t what it seemed.  What the cast didn’t know was that Jarrett had posted his church bus, which was broken down on the side of the road in Tennessee, full of a…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Customer Care vs. Customer Coddling

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Customer Care vs. Customer Coddling

I’ve been a lot places, seen a lot of things in my 30 years of business. Owned my own plumbing, construction, welding businesses – and over the last 5 years, Arbie’s Team Transport. And I’ve had to deal with my share of customers over that time too. I take a different approach…Read more

Shipping Wars Episodes Recap: “A Fairytale Disaster” and “Crypto-Prank-ology”

Shipping Wars Episodes Recap: “A Fairytale Disaster” and “Crypto-Prank-ology”

It’s a wrap for the third week of Shipping Wars Season Four. This week it takes two to make a haul happen in Episode 41, “A Fairytale Disaster” and newcomer Johnny Chavez finally wins his first uShip bid in Episode 42, “Cypto-Prank-ology.” http://youtu.be/Z1vgFN2hTV4

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