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Ship Happens (Again): ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Has Arrived

Ship Happens (Again): ‘Shipping Wars’ Season 2 Has Arrived

Season 2 of Shipping Wars, A&E’s original real life series that features uShip.com, premieres Tuesday, Aug. 7 with back-to-back episodes at 9/8c. For millions of fans this means another season of cutthroat bidding by the six independent truck drivers that haul the world’s most unusual and seemingly unshippable freight found on uShip.

Earth Day 2012: Meet the ‘Prius Trucker’

Earth Day 2012:  Meet the ‘Prius Trucker’

Among the 250,000 registered carriers on uShip there are some truly colorful characters. Without a doubt, the greenest, most eco-friendly of them all is green tech “trucker” Adam Winters. But you won’t find Adam driving a Class 8 rig or even a Ford F550.  Adam drives a Toyota Prius. Five…Read more

Living the Transport ‘Dream’ on Apple Gadgets and uShip’s Mobile App

Living the Transport ‘Dream’ on Apple Gadgets and uShip’s Mobile App

Jumping into the cab of Scott and Susie Bawcom’s Ford F450 truck, you’d think you just walked into an Apple Store. They are die-hard Apple fans who use the tech products, along with the uShip mobile app, to run Dream Time Transportation, their Nashville-based shipping business.

A&E’s ‘Shipping Wars’ Premieres to 3 Million Viewers

A&E’s ‘Shipping Wars’ Premieres to 3 Million Viewers

A&E announced that the series premiere of “Shipping Wars” was watched by 3 million viewers on Tuesday night, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals. According to A&E, the back-to-back episodes averaged 3.0 million total viewers and 1.6 million adults 18-49 and 25-54.  The audience grew from the 9:00PM episode to the…Read more

What They’re Sayin’ About ‘Shipping Wars’

What They’re Sayin’ About ‘Shipping Wars’

A&E’s new real-life series ‘Shipping Wars‘ (which features uShip.com) has been receiving some nice reviews and visibility — but what’s not to like about a giant gnome and American’s independent truckers?  Tune in Tuesdays at 9/8C to catch all the action, only on A&E.  Here’s a run-down of the buzz……Read more

Life-Size Yoda Seeks Terrestrial Transport He Does

Life-Size Yoda Seeks Terrestrial Transport He Does

The Force is strong with this one, young Jedis. We stumbled across the following listing on uShip  that just begged to be written about:  a life-size replica prop of Yoda needs a lift.  The Great Jedi Master, measuring approximately 30-inches in height, width and length, is moving from Massachusetts all…Read more

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

Power Provider JTEquineTransport Visits uShip HQ

JTEquineTransport, one of uShip’s Power Providers specializing in pets and livestock, recently visited uShip in Austin. Robyn and Bob of JTEquineTransport joined uShip in 2009 and have since completed dozens of shipments with stellar reviews. Though their specialty is animal transport, they’ve carried everything from motorcycles, to washer/dryer sets, ATV’s,…Read more

‘The Shipping Network’ Going Viral: Reviews and Buzz

‘The Shipping Network’ Going Viral: Reviews and Buzz

uShip’s parody of “The Social Network” movie trailer has received quite a bit of chatter across the Interweb since it got noticed a few days ago (Dec. 20). Below is a collection of reviews and critiques found on Twitter, blogs and news sites. As a point of reference, here’s the…Read more

Ode to George Carlin’s ‘Stuff’ — uShip Adds Self-Storage Finder [VIDEO]

Ode to George Carlin’s ‘Stuff’ — uShip Adds Self-Storage Finder [VIDEO]

Late legendary comedian George Carlin satirized American’s obsession with their “stuff” in his  hilarious skit from the 1980s.  He claims that the whole meaning of life is based on the collecting, moving and storing of your stuff. At no time is this notion more pronounced then when you move from…Read more

Important Lessons in Shipping Extra Large, Oversize Loads

Important Lessons in Shipping Extra Large, Oversize Loads

One of uShip’s Power Providers — MREBoatTransport — recently posted this incredibly entertaining video on YouTube. Creatively using Xtranormal text-to-movie software, MRE Boat Transport’s video chronicles the interaction with a typical customer / shipper who is commonly unaware of the TRUE effort and preparation involved with transporting large shipments and…Read more