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Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber took some time to help users out at the uShip office. What he didn’t expect is how moved he would be by our customers. The customer did have positive feedback. They let us know that it was “perfect, just like Roy.”

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

The annual uShip Mustache Contest has some strong competition. Watch as members of the uShip team discuss the competition and realize who the real front-runner is. Let’s just say that it made for a very interesting Movember.

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Since the economy has been in the crapper and state budgets have fallen short, states are now finding every which way to squeeze revenue out of you with tickets and violations — no matter how big or small. Speeding tickets are the most obvious, but over the last 5 years I’ve seen a big increase in other citations as well.

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

As a hot shot hauler, trailer versatility is the name of the game when booking loads. I run with four trailers total — two enclosed and two flatbed trailers — because running with just one trailer limits the types of jobs you are able to haul. Here’s what I run with, depending…Read more

Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

“Shipping Wars” is officially on a mid-season break, which means the final standings for the Bleep Count are in. Roy bleeped his way to the top early on while Marc, Chris and Jenn bleeped it out all Season. It wasn’t until the bee episode that Marc really gained some bleep…Read more

Wheels on the Pub Go Round and Round – Arcade Games and Bicycle Pub [Shipping Wars Recap]

Wheels on the Pub Go Round and Round – Arcade Games and Bicycle Pub [Shipping Wars Recap]

Pedal Pub: Jarrett doesn’t think through loading the Pedal Pub before he goes to pick it up (surprise! surprise!), even after studying under Marc two weeks ago. After loading the Pedal Pub with some help from the customer, Jarrett decides to pick up a side load of sod. The sod…Read more

Bees Aren’t The Only Things That Fly – Bleep Count ‘Bidder Bee-ware’ [Shipping Wars]

Bees Aren’t The Only Things That Fly – Bleep Count ‘Bidder Bee-ware’ [Shipping Wars]

In Episode 47, “Bidder Bee-ware” we got caught in a swarm of bleeps. When Marc hauled almost 4 million bees over 1,000 miles, he not only lost some of his load, the bees stung repeatedly and consequently let some curse words fly. The bees coaxed a whopping 17 bleeps from…Read more

‘Shipping Wars’ Season Four Rookies: Meet Kourtney and Tish

‘Shipping Wars’ Season Four Rookies: Meet Kourtney and Tish

  Meet Kourtney and Tish Boden–the newest power couple in the Shipping Wars lineup. Kourtney and Trish live by their motto, “Money, power and respect, baby.” Though this couple has less than a year of professional hauling experience, they’re ready to take on their competitors using big muscle – quite literally….Read more

What an Un-bee-lievable Mess – Four Million Bees and a Dusty Dollhouse [Shipping Wars Recap]

What an Un-bee-lievable Mess – Four Million Bees and a Dusty Dollhouse [Shipping Wars Recap]

Marc really set himself up to show just what a pro hauler he is by hauling over 4 million bees this week. Marc loaded his flatbed up to capacity with bee hives traveling 1,200 miles from North Carolina to Michigan.

Blondes and Bleeps – Courtney and Chelsea Curse The Eels [Shipping Wars]

Blondes and Bleeps – Courtney and Chelsea Curse The Eels [Shipping Wars]

Accompanying the introduction of two new haulers–a pair of blondes named Courtney and Chelsea–the bleep count put up considerable tally marks. Even though Roy didn’t land a shipment this week, he contributed three bleeps. Marc agreed to mentor Jarrett this episode and as you can imagine, working with Jarrett was…Read more