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How You Can Start Beating the Bank

How You Can Start Beating the Bank

It’s five o’clock on Friday. You’re tired, the bank is closed, and you just finished your last shipment. You’d love to access the money you just made, but with business days you may not get that money until next Tuesday. Crap. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a service where…Read more

What Exactly is Escrow?

What Exactly is Escrow?

We’re no strangers to connecting service providers to shipping customers looking to save money on shipping their high-ticket items. In talking to customers about safely making big purchases like this, many told us about using Escrow accounts. It’s with these customers in mind that we’ve partnered with PaySAFEescrow so that…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

A Dead-Head’s Commute: Moving Your Taxidermy

A Dead-Head’s Commute: Moving Your Taxidermy

If you have purchased taxidermy or had your own hunting trophies mounted, you understand the value in taxidermy–it’s not just a belonging, there are emotional ties to the trophy. Move your taxidermy with care so that as it hangs on your wall or sits on a shelf in your new…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

Guest Post: Safe Spring Boating Tips Worthy of a Pound of Cure

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  This article was written by boating expert Brad Stone at iBoats.com. Thanks Brad! For many, springtime heralds the return to water recreation. In our eagerness to get the boat and family out on the water again, doing so safely can best be summarized by some sage advice from Benjamin…Read more

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

How to Avoid Job Application Fraud

How to Avoid Job Application Fraud

Given the title of this post, you might be wondering what uShip has to do with online job fraud. The answer is  ssentially nothing –  which is why we had to write this post in the first place. We’re a growing company with offices on two continents, and we bring on talented new team…Read more

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

If you’re a boat owner, you might have heard this line before: “There are only two happy days in the life of a boat owner: the day you buy the boat, and the day you sell it.” Exaggerated, sure, but it succeeds in telling the tale of a boat owner that doesn’t know…Read more