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Trucking industry on the rise

Trucking industry on the rise

For most of the last year, the trucking industry has been on a slow decline. At a time when many people are concerned about the economy, one would assume that things might only go from bad to worse.

Freight Shipments: Efficiently find freight

Freight Shipments: Efficiently find freight

To help Service Providers better distinguish between shipment types, we have changed how freight shipments are defined on uShip. There are now two types of shipments that can be thought of as “freight”:

The Ship Happens Halloween Special: The 5 Scariest Truck Drivers in a Movie

The Ship Happens Halloween Special: The 5 Scariest Truck Drivers in a Movie

Growing up, I always loved Halloween, so when I was asked to write a blog post this week, I knew that it had to be something special.  Although the uShip community is filled with nice, normal service providers, Hollywood has created some pretty villainous truck driving characters. After searching the…Read more

Truck-only lanes… A good idea?

Truck-only lanes… A good idea?

Several states (NV, IN, OH, IL, MS) have proposed adding truck-only lanes to congested highways. These states argue that truck-only lanes will help reduce congestion and accidents, while increasing commerce.

Important Change to Payments on uShip

Important Change to Payments on uShip

On March 1, 2007, uShip will improve the experience that both Service Providers and Shippers have by making an important change to the way payments are handled for uShip transactions. From March 1st forward, uShip will begin collecting a Deposit from Shippers when they accept bids on uShip. This Deposit…Read more

Going Green on uShip

Going Green on uShip

Earlier this morning we announced an exciting new partnership with TerraPass to provide carbon-balanced shipping to shippers and service providers using the uShip marketplace. Service Providers wishing to join the TerraPass Certified Green Provider Program will be able to balance the greenhouse gas emissions from the shipments they attain through the…Read more

Announcing the uShip Directory!

Announcing the uShip Directory!

uShip is pleased to announce a brand new way for you to take control of your shipping needs. You no longer have to wait for your listing to be found. Now you can browse the Largest Directory of Shipping and Moving Service Providers on the planet and Request A Bid…Read more