Report: Austin Techies Prefer Mid-Sized Companies Over This Tech Giant

For employees of Austin technology companies, two things are true according to a new report: 1) they’d rather work at mid-size companies over tech giants such as Dell, and 2) teamwork makes the dream work. These findings came out of the just-released 2017 Global Brand Health Report from Hired, the job searching marketplace. The list… Read More

uShip Adds Three Senior Members to Key Roles

uShip announced today that three new senior hires – Claudina Padovani, Katie Sherwin, and Kim Rogers – have joined the company, filling both existing and new leadership roles in product, partnerships, and sales, respectively. All three will work from uShip’s headquarters in downtown Austin. “Claudina, Katie, and Kim bring such incredibly deep industry and functional… Read More

JOC Top 50 LTL Carriers: How uShip’s LTL Marketplace Hooks You Up  

During the second quarter, less-than-truckload volumes increased and capacity tightened as manufacturing growth spurred domestic industrial shipments, according to trade publication Journal of Commerce. This has led to general rate increases on non-contract freight by LTL carriers while also yielding higher rates on carriers’ contract renewals, according to SJ Consulting Group. For less-than-truckload business shippers,… Read More

Welcome to El’s Kitchen: Produce into Productivity at uShip

It’s 11:50 am on a Tuesday. Chef Ella Adams and Sous Chef Denise Dawson zip around uShip’s newly-built industrial gourmet kitchen, putting final touches and prep on the day’s lunch for 220 employees. In 10 minutes — at high noon when the chefs blast a “lunch is ready” Slack message across the company — it’ll… Read More

How to Enjoy Sturgis Without Paying the Price

For bikers who attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (Aug 4-13) — considered the best of the top six motorcycle rallies in the U.S. — the open road, the thundering rumble, and the camaraderie is what it’s all about. But sometimes life gets in the way. Work and family obligations, not to mention the terrible physical… Read More

Moving Cost Analysis: DIY vs. uShip

Ah, it’s finally arrived. Moving season! That time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when tens of millions of people relocate around the country. Of course, people are moving all the time, but this is the moving industry’s prime time. Moving your stuff yourself — or DIY moving — may seem to be the cheapest… Read More

How to Use Google Maps to Avoid Post-Shipment Charges

With all the buzz around logistics technology like drones, autonomous trucks, and automated warehouses, one mainstream technology — Google Maps — is giving logistics professionals a distinct business advantage. Thanks to Google Maps street and aerial views, it’s never been easier for both freight shippers and carriers to determine — and verify — location types before… Read More

uShip Launches New ‘My Shipments’ for Providers

Life on the road can be a juggling act, especially when you’re constantly handling multiple shipments and customers at a time. To help make life easier for service providers on uShip, we’ve launched a new and improved My Shipments page, adding improvements based on your feedback and feature requests. Booked and Completed shipments are now… Read More

This Fast-Growing E-Commerce Category Is Great News for uShip Providers

It’s no secret that e-commerce is exploding. So much so that it’s causing long-established offline retailers to rethink their inventory strategies and even close hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores to adapt. While “e-commerce” represents a giant mishmash of goods and services, a new study from research firm comScore breaks down the fastest growing e-commerce categories in… Read More