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Top 3 Tips for Shipping Customers from uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Team

Top 3 Tips for Shipping Customers from uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Team

By Jessie C. Hello Ship Happens readers and uShip customers! I’m Jessie – long-time uShipper, heavy equipment enthusiast and most formally, uShip’s Account Management Team Lead – this means I handle the Power Carrier and Power Broker programs. I joined uShip and the Community, Trust & Safety (CTS) team as an intern…Read more

How to Store a Vehicle the Right Way – Storage Checklist

How to Store a Vehicle the Right Way – Storage Checklist

If you own a vintage or luxury car, you’re probably all too aware of the additional care needed to maintain, transport and store those vehicles. Priority number one is to protect it from the elements and theft. But if you don’t always have an enclosed space in which to store…Read more

Summer Moving the Easy Way – The MacDonalds’ Story – uShip versus U-Haul

Summer Moving the Easy Way – The MacDonalds’ Story – uShip versus U-Haul

The MacDonalds Some say three times is a charm. For Jeff and Nicole MacDonald, the fourth time was a charm.  After going through four moves in five years, it was only on the couple’s most recent relocation – a 2,000-mile trek from Austin to Bend, Ore., in May — did…Read more

How Can Storage Make Your Summer Move Easier?

How Can Storage Make Your Summer Move Easier?

by John Donegan The peak summer moving season is upon us! Every year, 40 million people in the US move their homes and belongings. As anyone who has moved a home or business can tell you, it’s rarely an easy or low-cost task. If you’re relocating this summer, a great…Read more

Why Your uShip Carrier Profile Matters (Hint: It Involves Gold)

Why Your uShip Carrier Profile Matters (Hint: It Involves Gold)

What do you think your potential customers trust more? a. Newspaper articles b. Online customer reviews c. Ads in a magazine d. Online banner ads If you chose b. online customer reviews then you made the right call. New Nielsen research says 70% of people trust online consumer opinions, second…Read more

uShip Carrier Profile Spring Cleaning: Consider the F-Factor

uShip Carrier Profile Spring Cleaning: Consider the F-Factor

uShip Carriers and Movers: The busiest time of year for relocation and transport is coming up fast! There’s no better time than now to do some spring cleaning on your uShip Profile.

Moving Tips: Maximize Your Income Tax Refund by Deducting Moving Expenses

Moving Tips: Maximize Your Income Tax Refund by Deducting Moving Expenses

With tax day 2011 looming, everyone’s looking for ways to maximize their return. There are a dizzying number of potential credits and deductions on Form 1040, but very few that are as awesome as this one.

Scam Alert: Craigslist, Oodle Shoppers Beware

Not everyone is filled with holiday cheer this season.  In fact, uShip has recently become aware of online scammers who are anything but cheery.  We want to alert everyone to this scheme to help prevent future scams.

Christmas Shipping Deadlines – Happy Cyber Monday!

Christmas Shipping Deadlines – Happy Cyber Monday!

The peak season of American commerce is upon us!  Holiday cheer is all around us:  shoppers are waiting in lines of 3000 people or more, mall parking lots are gridlocked, and sobbing, unattended children are roaming megamart aisles all over the country.  The retail experience, after all, is the best…Read more

Don’t Bug Your Buddies: Shipping Large Gifts for the Holidays

Don’t Bug Your Buddies: Shipping Large Gifts for the Holidays

This Black Friday, if you’re going to camp out at some ungodly hour (or three days ahead of time) to buy Grandma a huge $200 Chinese flat-screen, chances are you’ll be calling in a solid from a family member, neighbor, or some other unfortunate soul with a pickup truck to…Read more