Kris Lamb Joins uShip as Chief Technology Officer  

At the heart of what uShip does — that is, help people and businesses efficiently connect with logistics providers who handle large items and freight — there is technology in many forms. It takes a person with a lot of know-how to ensure it all works together smoothly, seamlessly, and securely. That’s why we’re excited… Read More

uShip Launches New ‘Find Shipments’ Experience

uShip has launched a new and improved Find Shipments, the single most valuable tool for providers to locate relevant shipments and keep their trucks full. The upgraded version of Find Shipments truly reflects a product for providers, by providers. Over the last year, our team sat down with a wide cross-section of providers to solicit… Read More

Klay Thompson Charity Toy Drive Gets Big Assist from uShip

Klay Thompson has never had an issue delivering at a distance. Until recently, that is. The Golden State Warriors all-star guard is considered one of the NBA’s most deadly three-point shooters of all time, ranking No. 4 on NBA.com after just seven seasons in the league. He’s currently having the best season of his career…. Read More

uShip Delivers Big for ‘Operation Blue Santa’ Toy Drive

This holiday season uShip employees did some serious driving of their own in the form of a toy drive. Every year, Austin Police Operation Blue Santa helps families in need by collecting kids toys and donations from Austin residents, businesses and civic groups. As an Austin-based company, uShip loves the community in which we live,… Read More

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