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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a…What is That??

We’ve all seen hoax (or maybe real) UFO videos, recognizable because we know what a UFO actually looks like, or is supposed to look like. Captured in Russia in 2012, this long, cylindrical metal structure with little spikes poking out of its body is reminiscent of a medieval mace. What’s…Read more

As Heavy Equipment Market Goes Online, uShip Provides Instant Shipping Estimates

As Heavy Equipment Market Goes Online, uShip Provides Instant Shipping Estimates

These days, the internet is unequivocally the best resource for buying and comparing prices on just about anything. Even in traditional and highly-specialized markets like heavy equipment, the internet continues to shake things up. At one time, sales and auctions of heavy industrial equipment were only completed in person or through close intermediaries. Buying and…Read more

Organizing for a Move

Organizing for a Move

As we continue on with ourSummer Moving Series we thought it would be a good idea to get back to the basics. Therefore, the second installment will focus on how you can get organized pre-move to help maximize efficiency and minimize your moving costs. Formulate a Plan of Attack Before you…Read more

iPhone and SmartPhone Apps For Truckers

iPhone and SmartPhone Apps For Truckers

As our phones get progressively smarter, the range of applications available to make our lives easier (or just more entertaining) is exploding. With over 225,000 apps for the iPhone alone, there’s bound to be more than a few out there to help our friendly uShip service providers. We did some…Read more

uShip Acquires UK Courier Exchange boxby.co.uk

uShip Acquires UK Courier Exchange boxby.co.uk

We’re happy to announce the recent acquisition of boxby.co.uk as part of our recent global growth. Boxby’s courier services have been helping UK house removal firms and eBay couriers gain access to more delivery jobs since 2007, with over 2500 couriers registered on the site. Boxby and uShip operate similar businesses: …Read more

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

Q&A With Heather Hoover, Manager of Community, Trust and Safety

As part of her job as uShip’s Community, Trust & Safety Manager, Heather Hoover and her team field a lot of questions. Having helped our users solve every type of problem, we talk to Heather to learn what it really takes to have a smooth shipment transaction. What are some…Read more

Bidding Policy Change – CC & PayPal Surcharges

Bidding Policy Change – CC & PayPal Surcharges

uShip is committed to the best possible user experience for all of our customers. In order to simplify communication and allow customers to equally compare the total cost of bids from multiple TSP’s, uShip has bidding best practices in place that all TSP’s must follow.  Specifically, under Visa, MasterCard, Discover…Read more

uShip Stats Snapshot: May 13th, 2010

uShip Stats Snapshot: May 13th, 2010

uShip Motorcycles Average Days to Find a Carrier: 5 days Average Feedback Rating: 98% Positive Average Estimated Savings*:  $188-$440  uShip Vehicles  Average days to find a carrier: 6 days Average Feedback Rating: 98% Positive Average Estimated Savings*: $352-$823      

“AskDean” uShip Motors Manager Answers Your Shipping Questions

“AskDean” uShip Motors Manager Answers Your Shipping Questions

If you have a question about shipping your car, truck, motorcycle, or boat, Dean Xeros is here to help. Dean joined the uShip team in recently as the General Manager of uShip Motors, bringing with him years of experience from working at Dependable Auto Shippers, one of the largest shipping firms in the…Read more

Top 5 Reasons Transporters Need uShip Tracking

Top 5 Reasons Transporters Need uShip Tracking

What may be considered a “load” to you is actually very precious cargo to your customers.  So important and personal, in fact, that they probably want to know where their stuff is and when it’s arriving.  Go figure.  uShip Tracking, launched last year and enhanced this spring, helps transport companies give their customers accurate,…Read more