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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.