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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

Top 4 Tips for uShip Service Providers – How to Book Loads Like a Pro

Top 4 Tips for uShip Service Providers – How to Book Loads Like a Pro

Hello Ship Happens service providers! I’m Jessie – long-time uShipper, heavy equipment enthusiast, and most formally, uShip’s Account Management Team Lead in our Community, Trust & Safety department– this means I handle our Power Carrier and Power Broker programs. As an account manager for some of our finest service providers (or pro haulers, transporters, drivers –…Read more

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.