Trucking

The 4 Worst States to be a Transporter

The 4 Worst States to be a Transporter

United States transportation service providers are no strangers to crossing state borders. Freight shipping in the U.S. has become a massive industry thanks in part to improved logistics and a strong national infrastructure. Some companies now have the ability to move parcels across long distances, but not all states abide by…Read more

New Developments In Technology May Affect The Trucking Industry

New Developments In Technology May Affect The Trucking Industry

If you drive on a daily basis, you’re most likely not a stranger to the large 18-wheelers that often occupy our nation’s roads. Transportation service providers rely heavily on these big rigs to ship clients’ products from one location to the next, and without traditional freight shipping, consumers would be…Read more

4 Tips to Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly

4 Tips to Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly

Developments in both online and offline buying platforms have had a direct correlation with increases in the shipping of products and services. As a result, transportation service providers now need to optimize their time in more effective and intelligent ways. Shipments to small and midsized businesses have been growing due…Read more

Drones In The Transportation Industry: Could They Replace Truckers?

Drones In The Transportation Industry: Could They Replace Truckers?

Photo courtesy of cdllife.com To some, aerial drones are old news. The Obama administration has made headlines for its continued use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the Middle East, but the robotic flying machines may be making their way into consumer-based industries sooner than later. A recent 60 Minutes report…Read more

Transformer Trucks? New Technology You May Have Missed From MATS

Transformer Trucks? New Technology You May Have Missed From MATS

It’s been a couple weeks since the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). Did you miss the newest releases from your favorite brands? Between displays of new products and features paired with historical looks back on the past decades of trucking, healthy debates and new ideas blossomed at MATS. Here’s a couple…Read more

Tax Facts: Overdrive Busts Myths You’re Pondering

Tax Facts: Overdrive Busts Myths You’re Pondering

Overdrive magazine editor Max Heine put together a selection of tax myths – and related facts – that you should keep in mind as you’re completing your taxes (or can pass along to your accountant to update). Thanks, Max. Really helpful stuff. One high-level takeaway – your dog may help you…Read more

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

uShip’s eBay Partnership: What It Means for uShip Service Providers

uShip’s eBay Partnership: What It Means for uShip Service Providers

Whether it’s been cars, boats, motorcycles, antiques, heavy equipment, and pianos, even the occasional disco ball, Huey helicopter and Bob’s Big Boy statue, eBay items have always been a constant source of listings and business on uShip. In fact, over 560,000 have organically made their way to our transport marketplace….Read more

Share Your Reviews With Your Customers With uShip Badges

Share Your Reviews With Your Customers With uShip Badges

Service providers often ask us what they can do outside of pricing to be competitive for jobs. Since service providers set their own pricing in the uShip marketplace, many assume that the lowest quotes always win. We’ve found that excellent customer service and great customer feedback ratings are far more…Read more

Meet the Power Carrier Who Lives Up to His Username

Meet the Power Carrier Who Lives Up to His Username

  Behind every profile are real people. Wildbullrider360 is Chad Lorah, a 28 year-old Power Carrier and, you guessed it, a bull rider. We sat down with him to learn a little bit more about the man behind the keyboard and wheel. uShip: Aside from trucking, what’s the most interesting…Read more