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uShip Expands Trust & Safety Suite, Offers $2500 in Free Cargo Insurance for Customers

uShip Expands Trust & Safety Suite, Offers $2500 in Free Cargo Insurance for Customers

uShip has added Cargo Insurance to its existing trust and safety products, making uShip an even safer place to ship.  Now, when booking a shipment, shipping customers get $2500 in all-risk cargo insurance on qualified shipments. And here’s the best part:  it won’t cost customers a dime — uShip is…Read more

Top 3 Tips for Shipping Customers from uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Team

Top 3 Tips for Shipping Customers from uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Team

By Jessie C. Hello Ship Happens readers and uShip customers! I’m Jessie – long-time uShipper, heavy equipment enthusiast and most formally, uShip’s Account Management Team Lead – this means I handle the Power Carrier and Power Broker programs. I joined uShip and the Community, Trust & Safety (CTS) team as an intern…Read more

Verification Now Required to Display Carrier Authority on Profiles

Verification Now Required to  Display Carrier Authority on Profiles

As of June 7, 2011, in order for US carriers to display MC/DOT numbers in their uShip profiles, uShip will require verification that the account holder is the owner of the MC/DOT numbers provided.  Carrier authority will then be automatically monitored by CarrierWatch. This update will make it easier for…Read more

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Added to Transporter Profiles

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Added to Transporter Profiles

Starting today, profiles for all of uShip’s Transportation Service Providers will now feature the Facebook “Like” button. We’re confident the Like button will become a useful tool for all uShip customers, allowing Facebook users to quickly and easily share their favorite TSP’s with friends. Each time someone “likes” a profile,…Read more

[VIDEO] A Mighty Wind

[VIDEO] A Mighty Wind

‘Tis the season for wicked weather, high winds, powerful rain and snow drifts.  Check out this video as a reminder that one good gust can turn your rig greasy side up. http://youtu.be/twAHtieTZm8

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

uShip CEO & Founder Matt Chasen takes a look under the hood of moving and shipping to see how it’s evolving and the innovations shaping how customers and transporters do business. On a recent NPR Marketplace piece, Online competitors move in on shippers, the question was posed, “Are consumers better…Read more

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

As part of her job as uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Manager, Heather Hoover and her team field a lot of questions. Having helped our users solve every type of problem, we talk to Heather to learn what it really takes to have a smooth shipment transaction. What are some…Read more

Piracy on the High Seas

Piracy on the High Seas

Over the last several months, pirates seem to have taken the world by storm. More accurately, the news media is reporting on piracy with increasing frequency. Searching on Google News returns over 48,000 news articles related to pirates. Even though piracy is happening thousands of miles from American shores, it…Read more

I’ll have a Frosty with my…

I’ll have a Frosty with my…

Since I’ve been with uShip, I haven’t had the opportunity to take too many extended vacations. Luckily, living and breathing the glamorous world of online shipping is, in many ways, a tropical paradise in and of itself. However, sometimes one needs an actual break to clear the mind and rest…Read more