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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

Business Shipping Alert: When ‘Your Guy’ Just Doesn’t Cut It

Business Shipping Alert: When ‘Your Guy’ Just Doesn’t Cut It

Preface: Conor has been speaking one-on-one with business shippers by phone, collecting valuable feedback from some of our best customers. Conor, Marketing Associate for uShip.com: Oftentimes, when you speak to business owners that ship items on a regular basis, they will tell you about their “guy.”  What the customer is…Read more

Bidding to Win: Top 4 Tips for Bidding on Shipments

Bidding to Win: Top 4 Tips for Bidding on Shipments

uShip is one of the most original shipping concepts to come down the pike in many years. There are many providers that make their living entirely by matches they make on the uShip platform.  They are succeeding not through luck, but by having a strategy that makes their bids more…Read more

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

Finding a Household Mover — Better Online or Offline? Part I: Customer Satisfaction

uShip CEO & Founder Matt Chasen takes a look under the hood of moving and shipping to see how it’s evolving and the innovations shaping how customers and transporters do business. On a recent NPR Marketplace piece, Online competitors move in on shippers, the question was posed, “Are consumers better…Read more

Back to School – Moving Your Stuff on the Cheap

Back to School – Moving Your Stuff on the Cheap

Headed to college this year? Long before professors, midterms and exams set your stress level soaring, getting your stuff to school can present a big challenge. If you’re moving long distance, you don’t have to limit your belongings to carry-on luggage. uShip makes it easy and affordable to have your…Read more

Sticking it to Demand: How Small Businesses Can Save on Shipping In Spite of Rising Costs

Sticking it to Demand: How Small Businesses Can Save on Shipping In Spite of Rising Costs

While it’s great news for the economy that shipment volumes are returning to pre-recession levels, it’s not without a cost. Small business owners are being squeezed by higher shipping costs, largely due to the nation’s lagging transport infrastructure that doesn’t have enough trucks, drivers or space to handle the volume….Read more