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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.

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

We truck drivers have a lot of thinkin’ time. Some fantasize about the future (or other stuff), some reflect on the past, and others sort out the day in front of them. I used to think about all of the above.  But I quickly I realized that I could better…Read more

After the Move: 10 Tips for Unpacking

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Moving Day is over–you’re tired, sweaty, spent and possibly even abused but you can’t take a show until you find your soap. WHERE DID YOU PACK THAT SOAP? Don’t let unpacking be the worst part of the move, dragging on and on forever. Get your ish together and get it…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip’s motto–Ship anything, anywhere, anytime–is the basis for everything that the company works for. Following this motto and working to make uShip a better place both for shippers and carriers, uShip has gained a slew of new Marketplace Partners over the summer. Each of these partners maintains a symbiotic relationship…Read more

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

It was Tuesday night about 10pm and things were looking bleak.  My uShip listing – a standard household move going 1100+ miles from Northern Arizona to Austin – had received ZERO bids and just a few sniffing questions from transporters. With my must-move date just three days away on Friday,…Read more

The Vinyl Frontier: How to Move Your Record Collection

The Vinyl Frontier: How to Move Your Record Collection

Whether you’re moving from your parents’ house, heading off to college, or relocating across the country, moving your sacred vinyl collection is arguably the most painstaking part of your move. Because, let’s face it: family heirlooms don’t hold a candle to your priceless set of hand-curated vinyl records. Pack Your…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

Top 5 States to Drive Through as a Trucker

Top 5 States to Drive Through as a Trucker

Whether it’s amber waves of grain or purple mountain’s majesty, there’s plenty of natural beauty to see in the United States. Although a vast majority of it is separated by industry and highways, opportunities for sightseeing are still prevalent, even from the safety of your semi. If you’re pulling a…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.

A Hidden Giant: The American Trucking Industry By The Numbers

A Hidden Giant: The American Trucking Industry By The Numbers

Almost everything that can be bought at a store–from WalMart to Dillards to the Grocery Store–got onto the shelves at said store via the Commercial Transportation Industry. These trucks and Service Providers are the reason Texans get to eat Alaskan King Crab legs in the middle of the summer and…Read more