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7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

We’ve all heard of Google’s famous culture and seen pictures of the unique offices they have all over the world – but how do you make sure your startup’s culture doesn’t get lost by the baggage handlers when you expand overseas? Your culture isn’t programmed – it’s not even written down anywhere! Your startup’s…Read more

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

Moving to a new home? Check out our Moving Company Checklist below to make sure your transition is quick and easy. Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. For the vast majority of people that hire a moving company to help them make the transition, the…Read more

On the Marc, Step #3 – Getting Your CDL and Jumping Behind the Wheel

On the Marc, Step #3 – Getting Your CDL and Jumping Behind the Wheel

If you plan to drive a commercial vehicle or combination of vehicles with gross vehicle weight rating over 26,000 lbs, you need your CDL — or Commercial Driver’s License. I recommend a Class A CDL.  There are other endorsements as well for things like Air Brakes, Mazmat, Doubles and Triples…Read more

On the Marc, Step #2: Deciding What You Want to Haul (aka “What do uShip?”)

On the Marc, Step #2: Deciding What You Want to Haul (aka “What do uShip?”)

So you’ve found yourself with a passion and desire to be your own boss, own your own business and haul other people’s stuff. That’s awesome.  Congrats! Now you need to decide WHAT to ship. This is a super critical decision because it determines three things you’ll need: The right equipment Proper licensing Confidence I started…Read more

uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip Launches Resource Center with Exclusive Deals for Carriers and Shippers

uShip launches the uShip Resource Center today, which brings both uShip carriers and shipping customers exclusive deals on transport-related services like hotels, roadside assistance, packing/loading, insurance and more. Visit the resources page at  http://about.uShip.com/ to view all the offers available to the uShip community. This page will be updated regularly as…Read more

On the Marc, Step #1: So you want to become a truck driver? Let’s talk.

On the Marc, Step #1:  So you want to become a truck driver? Let’s talk.

Since I started appearing on Shipping Wars in early 2012, I get weekly calls and emails from people who want to know what it takes to become a transporter– not to mention meeting fans at every truck stop from California to Kamloops.  And my guess is that for every one person who contacts me,…Read more

On the Marc: How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

On the Marc: How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

Over the summer, a CNN Money article ran that was titled “Tons of trucking jobs…that nobody wants.“ It basically claimed that during tough economic times with high unemployment,  Americans should be jumping at the chance to work – including trucking, but that with a driver shortage, it seems it’s a job nobody wants. True,…Read more

Transporters Warming to Tablets for Business, Interest Doubles in Single Year

Transporters Warming to Tablets for Business, Interest Doubles in Single Year

It seems every technology goes through this cycle – a new product hits the market, gains market share, and then replicas and wannabes flood the market, only to cause consumer buying confusion due to an overabundance of choice.  The PC market had it. Cell phones did it. And now tablets…Read more

Winter Storage Guide: 5 Tips for Storing Your Motorcycle

Winter Storage Guide: 5 Tips for Storing Your Motorcycle

The storage experts at SpareFoot continue our winter storage series with this quick guide for keeping your motorcycle in working order throughout the coldest months of the year. For boat storage tips, check out “How to Winterize Your Boat.” If you’ve been watching too much Sons of Anarchy lately and somehow…Read more

Hurricane Sandy: uShip’s ‘Highway to Help’ and Avoiding a ‘Second Wave Disaster’

Hurricane Sandy: uShip’s ‘Highway to Help’ and Avoiding a ‘Second Wave Disaster’

UPDATE: uShip now has 6 urgent shipments of relief supplies headed to the NY/NJ coastal areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. If you can help haul these shipments, please email us at highwaytohelp@uship.com or find these shipments under the “Charitable” category on uShip.com/Find. When we encounter disasters like Hurricane Sandy that devastated much of…Read more