Post Tagged with: "shipments"

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

We truck drivers have a lot of thinkin’ time. Some fantasize about the future (or other stuff), some reflect on the past, and others sort out the day in front of them. I used to think about all of the above.  But I quickly I realized that I could better…Read more

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

‘Find Shipments’ Facelift: Enhancements Make Finding Loads Easier on uShip

‘Find Shipments’ Facelift: Enhancements Make Finding Loads Easier on uShip

Without a doubt, uShip’s “Find Shipments” tool is the most important feature on the site for service providers.  Today, after months of taking in transporter feedback and weeks of beta testing, the load finding tool “has had a little work done,” as they say.

Greek Economic Crisis Leaves MLK Memorial Stranded

Greek Economic Crisis Leaves MLK Memorial Stranded

When the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial set for Washington DC that was carved in China needed to be transported to the US, Greece volunteered to move it.  The $120 million King memorial would be transported by members of Greece’s substantial shipping industry, for free. Then, the Greek economic crisis…Read more

Stephen Colbert’s “C” Desk Listed on uShip???

Stephen Colbert’s “C” Desk Listed on uShip???

An alert uShip member passed this along to us yesterday.  It appears the “Collectible C-Shape Desk” of Stephen Colbert, host of the satirical news show, The Colbert Report, is listed on uShip.  Headed from New York City to Lawrence, Kans., we learned the desk is from “a TV show” (as the listing…Read more

Five Unexpected Ways to Save on uShip

Five Unexpected Ways to Save on uShip

You already know that uShip is a great place to find transporters for a car, house, or boat. But did you know we have thousands of movers specializing in everything from shipping antiques and artwork to heavy equipment and horses? As the largest online shipping marketplace, we can help you to move almost anything. …Read more

uShip Tops $125M in Bookings, Continues In-Country Localization

uShip Tops $125M in Bookings, Continues In-Country Localization

Back in 2004, when uShip launched, we set out to connect people and businesses with feedback-rated transporters to make moving more affordable and efficient.  In just five short years, we’ve not only done that but we’ve also hit a significant milestone:  $125 million in business transacted on its marketplace. We…Read more

Holy Guano, Batman!!

Holy Guano, Batman!!

At uShip, we’ve had our share of buzz-worthy shipments — a life-sized Frank Sinatra figure, a real dinosaur skull, and a trailer full of caskets but we just came across one that may be difficult to touch:  4 pallets of bat guano, or excrement from the nocturnal creatures. What you may not realize is that Guano is…Read more

uShip Announces Cargo Protection

uShip Announces Cargo Protection

Protecting your shipment is a must. Together with CNA Marine and AON Risk Services, two of the most trusted names in the insurance business, uShip is pleased to offer our community the highest quality cargo protection for their valuable goods.