uShip’s Thank You to Its Founding Mother

Mom. Mommy. Mama. Mum. Mummy. Madre. Ma. No matter what special name you have for your mom, one thing’s for sure: we wouldn’t be here without these incredible women. IT ALL STARTED WITH MOM Here at uShip, Mother’s Day holds a special place in our hearts.  As the story goes, it was the year 2000. The… Read More

3 Secrets Freight Brokers Never Want You to Know

It seems like with every passing day, the freight industry becomes more and more competitive, and more cutthroat. Many freight shipping customers say they get three or more calls every week from brokers hoping to earn their book of business. But there’s a lot you might not know about the broker side of the business… Read More

REPORT: Top 5 Cars Shipped in America

Quick trivia challenge for the gearhead in your life: what is the most shipped car in America? The obvious response might be to rattle off the 5 best selling cars in America. The more of a car there are, the more they must be shipped, right? Turns out, it’s a little more complicated than that…. Read More

A Beautiful Day in the Riverhood

As lucky inhabitants of the best city in the U.S., uShippers take great pride in the lively, vibrant oasis that is Austin, Texas. Whether we’re patronizing one of the quirky dive bars, legendary live music venues, or soaking up the bluest skies around on our greenbelt, we Austinites love our city. At uShip, we’re especially… Read More

30-Year Ritchie Bros. Buyer Switches Shipping to uShip

It’s a balmy Monday in Orlando, Florida. The Ritchie Bros. auction site is as expansive as it is bustling. Scott M. has come from Michigan in search of an excavator, hoping to bring home one of 760 up for auction. He’s one of more than 13,000 attendees at Ritchie Bros. Orlando, the auctioneer’s largest event… Read More

5 Common Freight Rebills and How to Avoid Them

Surprises are great when it comes to birthday parties and free lunches, but never in the world of freight shipping. When your freight is on the line, boring old predictability is the best case scenario. In the unpredictable LTL shipping industry, where potential issues are waiting around every corner, rebills are the bane of every… Read More

How to Ship a Car From Craigslist

Ah, Craigslist. Few websites that carry such an intriguing combination of effectiveness and lack of aesthetic. And yet, it’s a car-buyer’s dream. Millions of of people purchase vehicles both peer-to-peer and from dealerships using the prolific website. So, if you’ve purchased a car via Craigslist and need to ship it to you or elsewhere, where… Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Car Shipping Insurance

When you’re ready to ship your car, knowing you’ve got the right insurance coverage to keep you protected is essential to your peace of mind, and for many – your sanity. Remember, less than five percent of cars transported sustain any damage, but erring on the side of protection is always worthwhile. Check out these guidelines… Read More

Which Type of Vehicle Transport Is Right For Your Vehicle?

Once you’ve decided to ship your vehicle, one of the most important questions is what transport method is best for you. You’ll need to take into account your timeline, budget and the condition and durability of your vehicle to decide. If you’re not sure which method is right for you, asking service providers who’ve provided… Read More

How to Ship Classic and Antique Cars

Classic cars can hardly be lumped into the same class as the average daily driver. These handsome implements of yesteryear – often older than those who so lovingly restore and maintain them – require careful handling at every turn. So, when it comes time to ship a classic or antique car, arranging the right transport… Read More