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Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Since the economy has been in the crapper and state budgets have fallen short, states are now finding every which way to squeeze revenue out of you with tickets and violations — no matter how big or small. Speeding tickets are the most obvious, but over the last 5 years I’ve seen a big increase in other citations as well.

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

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

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

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

‘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

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