Post Tagged with: "Service Provider"

Santa Fail Brings Awesome Transporters to uShip HQ

Santa Fail Brings Awesome Transporters to uShip HQ

Back in December, Santa was especially good to uShip employee Nick Hermandorfer– bringing him a brand new electric bike for getting to work and back. Unfortunately, Santa delivered the bike to his parents’ house in Virginia, leaving Nick without a way to get it home to Austin. It’s a common…Read more

Life on the Road: Truckers Get Social with YouTube

Life on the Road: Truckers Get Social with YouTube

YouTube has more than its share of memes and personalities: from Antoine Dodson, to Keyboard Cat and laughing babies, there’s enough to keep us distracted for days on end. YouTube is a cultural phenomenon for sure, and has been the unchallenged champion of water-cooler conversations for years now. But cute…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

Five Tips for Choosing the Right Transporter

Five Tips for Choosing the Right Transporter

You’ve made your listing on uShip and received a few bids, but how do you know which transporter to accept for is the right one for your shipment? Here are a few things to consider when choosing a transporter, to ensure that whichever service provider you select will offer the services you are interested…Read more

uShip Transporter Survives Three-Day Ordeal, Still Delivers Rescue Dog

uShip Transporter Survives Three-Day Ordeal, Still Delivers Rescue Dog

We at uShip are getting wind of an incredible story of survival by one of our transporters, Jason Pede (uShip ID: litpilot) of Chesterton, Ind. Late last week, en route from California to Topeka, Kans., Jason, 31, hit a snow storm in Colorado, stranding him for three days as his…Read more

Top Five uShip Tools Service Providers Need to Know

Top Five uShip Tools Service Providers Need to Know

Transporters are busy people with many places to go, people to see and things to do.  In all your busy-ness, we thought it would be helpful to pull together a list of some of uShip’s coolest tools that you may not have discovered on the site – and how these can save you…Read more

What Moves You? NPR’s Marketplace Profiles uShip in Moving Industry Story

What Moves You? NPR’s Marketplace Profiles uShip in Moving Industry Story

Whether you’re a service provider or shipping customer, this should be of interest.  uShip was included in a piece on Marketplace, the nationwide personal and business finance program from American Public Radio (and heard on nearly 500 NPR stations).  uShip CEO Matt Chasen is a part of a 3-4 minute…Read more

Going Green for Your Move

Going Green for Your Move

Summer is finally here – and it’s hotter every day. With record temperatures of over 100 degrees here at the uShip offices, it’s hard not to think of global warming and the environment.  But as they say, we can all do our part to help keep the skies cool and the planet…Read more

Ten Tips for Setting up a Great Service Provider Profile

Ten Tips for Setting up a Great Service Provider Profile

In an effort to help our Service Providers give the best service possible, we compiled a list of our top 10 tips for setting up a great Service Provider profile on uShip.com. 1. Fill out your profile completely! The first tip toward setting up a great TSP profile is to fill it out completely….Read more

uShip University: Trucker Lingo 101

uShip University: Trucker Lingo 101

“I had the hammer down on the way home-20 to my better half and the ankle biters, but now this baby-bear is taking pictures so I’m going double-nickel.” While the words may be in English, I may as well be speaking a different language: Trucker. Most truckers spend some time every day…Read more