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FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

For most truckers and DOT-licensed transport providers, Hours of Service are a big deal. Truckers have to pay close attention the amount of time they spend behind the wheel as one of the core requirements in maintaining compliance with federal transportation laws. While the rules are designed to give drivers…Read more

uShip Addressing Transporters’ Concerns over Unresponsive, ‘Window Shipping’ Customers

uShip Addressing Transporters’ Concerns over Unresponsive, ‘Window Shipping’ Customers

Two of the biggest concerns we hear from transporters on uShip are about shipping customers who are 1) unresponsive to questions and 2) just “window shipping” with little or no intent to actually ship. We consider these to be low-quality listings, and we’ve been taking a closer look at these…Read more

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

As part of her job as uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Manager, Heather Hoover and her team field a lot of questions. Having helped our users solve every type of problem, we talk to Heather to learn what it really takes to have a smooth shipment transaction. What are some…Read more

Boxby Tackles the LibCon Transport Cuts in the UK

Boxby Tackles the LibCon Transport Cuts in the UK

Our friends over at Boxby Courier Services have put together a post about how the LibCon cuts will affect the Road Transport network and the haulage and courier business. “Hauliers, transporters and couriers will be disappointed to hear that the third phase of the M6 improvements have received the chancellors chop.  And almost…Read more

Hey Transporters! Deliver uShip’s 1,000,000th Listing and Win!

Hey Transporters! Deliver uShip’s 1,000,000th Listing and Win!

uShip will soon reach ONE MILLION shipment listings since the marketplace was launched in 2004. To celebrate this milestone and show our appreciation  we are having a giveaway that is exclusive to uShip Service Providers. If you bid on, match, and complete the millionth listing on uShip, you will receive…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

uShip Enhances Support for Users in Canada and UK

uShip Enhances Support for Users in Canada and UK

  Over the past five years, moving and transport jobs on uShip have gone into and out of nearly 100 countries and regions around the world. Although uShip in based in the U.S., we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to localize our services to support customers and transporters/hauliers in other popular regions. Today,…Read more

World’s Largest Truck Convoy Drives Donations

World’s Largest Truck Convoy Drives Donations

The Special Olympics is once again hosting the World’s Largest Truck Convoy to help raise money for its events. We’re always happy to hear about members of the transportation industry who go out of their way to help others. The Special Olympics has long realized the giving spirit of our…Read more

World’s Largest Industrial Auction Selects uShip.com as Official Transportation Solution

World’s Largest Industrial Auction Selects uShip.com as Official Transportation Solution

uShip.com is the official online transportation solution for the world’s largest-ever industrial auction, held February 16-21 in Orlando, Florida. The event is conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and features more than 7,000 items up for bid. The auction facility spans more than 200 acres and is packed full with tractors, cranes, excavators, forklifts, skid…Read more

Negative Consequences of Anti-Idling Legislation

Negative Consequences of Anti-Idling Legislation

Carbon emissions and their environmental consequences are increasingly becoming an area of concern. As a growing number of scientists currently support the notion that human action has significantly contributed to global warming, laws are being enacted to limit the toxins dispersed into the atmosphere. Although the intent of such legislation…Read more