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From the Battlefront to the Interstate: How Allowing Veterans to Waive the CDL Will Change Trucking

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To answer an incredible demand for truckers, President Obama has passed legislation that allows states to adopt laws that permit qualified military veterans to waive the CDL test. The CDL (commercial driver’s license) test ensures that drivers are familiar and capable with commercial trucks. Thirty-four states have followed through with…Read more

uShip Adds Troop ID Verification to Profiles, Extends Discount to Military Families

uShip Adds Troop ID Verification to Profiles, Extends Discount to Military Families

For years, current and former American military servicemembers and their families have been among the most important customers at uShip. We’ve been fortunate to meet many military families that use uShip to book quality DITY/PPM relocation services and transportation for motorcycles, boats, cars and ATV’s. (If you’re not familiar with…Read more

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

Announcement: uShip Simplifies Payment for All Shipments Under $700

If you’ve used uShip over the past couple years, you’re probably familiar with uShip Payments, our 100% secure and verified solution for handling payments between shipping customers and service providers. Effective today, payment for all shipments not exceeding $700 will take place exclusively through the uShip Payments checkout system in the…Read more

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

Binders Full of Truck Drivers (Over 300,000, in fact.)

The world’s fastest-moving and hopefully quickest-to-die meme from this week’s presidential debate has arrived at uShip! We present to you, “Binders Full of Truckers.” Of course, what we mean to say is uShip hosts (arguably) the largest community of transportation professionals and truck drivers anywhere on the Internet. At last count,…Read more

Get Cash Before Delivery – Withdrawals from Pending Payments and Your New Account Summary Page

Get Cash Before Delivery – Withdrawals from Pending Payments and Your New Account Summary Page

As of today, service providers using uShip Payments may now withdraw funds based on their Pending Payments balance before delivery. This will help our service providers with cash flow constraints, and it saves customers and service providers the hassle of multiple payments for up front deposits – the customer doesn’t…Read more

In Passing: That truck driver you flipped off? Here’s his story…

In Passing: That truck driver you flipped off? Here’s his story…

Whatever you drive over the road — be it a Class 8 rig or a Ford F550 with a trailer — this is a really interesting article that appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune last week.  It gets to the heart of life on the road, the daily challenges, expectations and even…Read more

Additional 2.25% uShip Payments Fee to Be Eliminated

Additional 2.25% uShip Payments Fee to Be Eliminated

No later than Wednesday, October 5, service providers will no longer be charged a separate 2.25% fee for uShip Payments transactions.

Austin Fires: Charitable Horse Transport through uShip

Austin Fires: Charitable Horse Transport through uShip

Right now over 60 wildfires are burning in Central Texas, displacing tens of thousands of people in  the Austin area and devouring hundreds of homes, even killing two.  As the headquarter city of uShip, naturally we’re concerned for our fellow Austinites, including one of our own uShip team members who…Read more

Online Payment Option Launching Soon

Online Payment Option Launching Soon

As many of you know, we have been testing our SafePay online payments system for over a year. We are very pleased to announce that we are rolling out full online payments as an option that customers can choose when they accept bids from service providers. Starting late next week,…Read more

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

JTEquineTransport, one of uShip’s Power Providers specializing in pets and livestock, recently visited uShip in Austin. Robyn and Bob of JTEquineTransport joined uShip in 2009 and have since completed dozens of shipments with stellar reviews. Though their specialty is animal transport, they’ve carried everything from motorcycles, to washer/dryer sets, ATV’s,…Read more