5 Questions for New uShip CEO Mike Williams

Today, uShip welcomes Mike Williams, our new CEO. In December, uShip founder Matt Chasen stepped down as chief executive, a role he’d held since the company began in 2003, but still remains on the Board of Directors. Since that time, Jim Martell, a veteran in the logistics world for over four decades, has served as… Read More

Obama, Trump White House Moves Now on uShip [PHOTOS]

Amid all the politics, rhetoric and transition happening in our nation’s capital these days, it seems everyone’s forgetting one thing: LOGISTICS! On January 20, outgoing President Obama and incoming President-elect Trump need to move their families and personal items out of and into the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, respectively. It appears both parties have gone online… Read More

Top 10 Ways to Keep Busy While Piloting a ‘Driverless’ Truck

While there’s no match for the skilled, experienced human truck drivers of today, two recent deliveries by self-driving trucks signal that a new era is on our tail. While it’s hard to say exactly when these ‘driverless’ contraptions will be truly autonomous, in the short term, they’ll still be piloted by an experienced driver to… Read More

Cash(less) is King: uShip Payments vs. Cash on Delivery

Paying for delivery of large items often leaves many people stumped and inconvenienced when dealing with Cash on Delivery. But a few years ago, uShip developed a slick proprietary system — uShip Payments — to handle this cumbersome task. I recently made two shipments, each arriving to my house at about the same time, but… Read More

How Underestimating Your Stuff Will Cost You on Moving Day

One of the top issues household moves transporters face on uShip is customers who grossly underestimate their actual volume of stuff compared to what’s described in their uShip listing. As I’ve discussed this with transporters, I’ve always made a mental note to avoid being “that guy” on my personal moves. Well, recently, I was “that guy.”… Read More

Most Truckers Prefer This Presidential Candidate in 2016

So, who do most truckers want to see in the White House come November?  uShip set out to find that answer by polling our trucking community, asking them, “Which presidential candidate will most benefit the trucking industry?” Turns out 6 in 10 (60%) say Donald Trump is their man. Nearly 11% want Hillary Clinton, while 7% want… Read More