How to Turn Angry Customers into Happy Referrals

They say you’re only as good as your last shipment. That’s because how you handle inevitable exception freight with customers – especially angry customers – can impact that business relationship in both the short and long term. Here are a few pointers on how to reduce stressful shipping situations and calm that angry customer: Take… Read More

How Snowbirds Influenced our 2018 Shipping Trend Report

America is a mobile nation. With more than 46,000 miles of interstate highways connecting the states from the Pacific Northwest to New England, Appalachia to the Southwest and everywhere in between, we’ve got more than a few seasonal nomads who use these roads to chase the sun – or snow – annually. While historically, snowbirds had to… Read More

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