Articles written by: Gabe Hernandez

Snow and Ice Fines? It’s Not Always Sunny in Pennsylvania

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Today is Groundhog’s Day, the day where we leave winter weather predictions up to a Groundhog. The most famous of the weather predicting groundhogs is Punxsutawney Phil from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and today he didn’t see his shadow, predicting an early spring. Earlier springs may be welcome to prevent some truckers…Read more

What the Movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Taught Me About Safe Holiday Travel

What the Movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Taught Me About Safe Holiday Travel

Whenever I think about traveling on Thanksgiving, I think of the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. If you haven’t seen it, then I’m obligated to let you know the next paragraph is full of spoilers. The gist of the movie is that main character, Neal (Steve Martin), gets held up…Read more

These Grand Theft Auto V Trucking Stunts Are Insane

These Grand Theft Auto V Trucking Stunts Are Insane

Grand Theft Auto V has been available on gaming platforms as early as late 2013, but with its open-world nature, there’s no shortage of self-made challenges and feats. One player, known as BlackSmoke Billy, has pioneered a trick with the semi-truck trailer used in trucking side missions that is out…Read more

The Most Common Word Carriers Use to Describe Their Feelings About Their Job

The Most Common Word Carriers Use to Describe Their Feelings About Their Job

We set out in June to understand more about carriers’ career paths to trucking by conducting a survey. We received nearly 1,000 responses from our active carriers.   One of the questions we asked was about their feelings about their job. While it wasn’t meant to be one of the…Read more

Introducing the uShip Monthly Progress Report

Introducing the uShip Monthly Progress Report

Carriers, check your email for a mid-month snapshot of your key uShip stats Starting this month, transporters will begin receiving a snapshot of their uShip stats, something we’re calling the Monthly Progress Report, or MPR. At a glance, it’ll show your Net Match Volume, Positive Feedback and Excessive Cancellations. We’re…Read more

Updates to uShip’s User Agreement and Privacy Policy

We recently updated the uShip User Agreement and Privacy Policy on 9/11/2014 and the changes are now in effect for new and current members. As a courtesy to you, we’ve highlighted some of the key updates. User Agreement Updates Customer consent is required for the release of all payments and…Read more

What Exactly is Escrow?

What Exactly is Escrow?

We’re no strangers to connecting service providers to shipping customers looking to save money on shipping their high-ticket items. In talking to customers about safely making big purchases like this, many told us about using Escrow accounts. It’s with these customers in mind that we’ve partnered with PaySAFEescrow so that…Read more

Company Local Bigwig Can Provide Temporary Furnished Housing During a Move

Company Local Bigwig Can Provide Temporary Furnished Housing During a Move

As part of our continuing effort to provide partner deals to our customers, we are announcing a partnership with New York based company Local Bigwig. Through their website, you can find temporary furnished housing. Unlike other housing booking sites, Local Bigwig specializes in providing hosts that specialize in professional corporate…Read more

Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber is Quite Empathetic

Roy Garber took some time to help users out at the uShip office. What he didn’t expect is how moved he would be by our customers. The customer did have positive feedback. They let us know that it was “perfect, just like Roy.”

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

Who’s Ready for the uShip Mustache Contest?

The annual uShip Mustache Contest has some strong competition. Watch as members of the uShip team discuss the competition and realize who the real front-runner is. Let’s just say that it made for a very interesting Movember.