How A Decade of uShip Makes One Shipper Feel Like Family

Matt Adams has been using uShip since the early days. He lives in San Diego, but is originally from Montana. He’s got a home up there, so he’s been shipping things back and forth for years. uShip has been his go-to source for more than ten years to ship furniture, a boat, an RV, and… Read More

Jackpot: ‘Platinum Ship’ Wins $5,000 in uShip’s Car Carrier Contest

When folks on uShip select Platinum Ship as their transport company, they often report on the company’s first-rate service, timely delivery, professional communication, and reliability. That’s why we were delighted to see the company randomly selected as the winner of $5,000 in our recent car and truck shipping contest. Platinum Ship had a somewhat curious… Read More

A Decade of uShip in the UK: By The Numbers

When we started uShip, it was a mission to create a smarter, more efficient way to transport big and bulky stuff, using already available truck space. We started our business in Austin, Texas, and naturally, expanded our footprint as we grew. In 2009, we crossed the pond and began operations in the U.K. Nearly a… Read More

Top 12 Cool & Weird Vintage Shipments of 2018

When you run a shipping marketplace, it’s inevitable that you end up seeing some pretty odd items come through. From two tons of beer, to a horde of tiny homes to an actual replica of The Mystery Machine, not much is off limits when it comes to shipping weird stuff through uShip. So we decided… Read More

Why 20% of Holiday Shoppers Will Write a Bad Review This Year

This holiday season, chances are pretty good that you’ll buy at least one gift online. In fact, holiday ecommerce shopping over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend was up 16% over 2017, and more than 53% over 2015, thanks in large part due to how ridiculously easy our favorite retailers have made it for us to… Read More

5 Ways to Spot Seasonal Scams and Protect Your Business

It seems like every year about this time, the fraudsters come out in force with new and worse tactics for stealing holiday joy. Unfortunately, the transportation industry is not immune to these kinds of tricks. You can, however, keep an eye out as a transporter for fraud schemes like those outlined below. Common Tricks One… Read More