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uShip’s Strangest PPC Search Queries

uShip’s Strangest PPC Search Queries

Back in 2011 we compiled a list of uShip’s Top 13 Strangest PPC Search Queries. Now, we’re bringing it back for a 2016 look into The 17 Strangest uShip PPC search queries. When a shipper googles something that brings them to uShip, Google sends us a report of their search query….Read more

Shipping Wars’ Pukka Trucker’s Father Inspired Lifetime of Trucking

Shipping Wars’ Pukka Trucker’s Father Inspired Lifetime of Trucking

It’s 5:15 PM on a Tuesday evening and Russell Oliver’s rounding out another long day of transporting. He should be tired, but he certainly doesn’t sound like it—in fact, he sounds surprisingly spry and excited after his day out on the English roads. And why shouldn’t he be? He’s living…Read more

The Lesser Known Logistics Strategy Behind D-Day

The Lesser Known Logistics Strategy Behind D-Day

Today, June 6th, marks the 72nd Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. On the first day alone, it took 1,000+ planes and 5,000+ ships to transport 160,000 Allied troops into action. It would become the largest amphibious invasion in human history, and marked the beginning of liberating occupied France….Read more

Giant Space Shuttle Fuel Tanked Hauled Through LA

Giant Space Shuttle Fuel Tanked Hauled Through LA

Yup, that happened. The 150 foot long fuel tank going from New Orleans to California via the Panama Canal was spotted in transport on its way to the California Science Center. At 66,000-pounds, the shuttle fuel tank moved at a speed of 5 mph through LA while being guided by a…Read more

Meet the Team for Shipping Wars UK Series 2

Meet the Team for Shipping Wars UK Series 2

Ladies and gentleman, the time has come. Shipping Wars UK has returned to C4 for a second series after a year-long hiatus following its Series 2 Finale last February. This is a significant landmark for the show’s growing popularity as it follows in the footsteps of its American predecessor, Shipping Wars,…Read more

uShip’s Thank You to Its Founding Mother

uShip’s Thank You to Its Founding Mother

Mom. Mommy. Mama. Mum. Mummy. Madre. Ma. We’ve called our mothers just about everything under the sun during bouts of joy, temper tantrums, birthdays, and holidays. Regardless of what you call yours, one thing’s for sure: we wouldn’t be here without these incredible women. IT ALL STARTS WITH MOM Here…Read more

5 Times When People Shipped Entire Churches

5 Times When People Shipped Entire Churches

Throughout history, devout believers have built massive churches to honor God and house their worship. Most churches remain stationary throughout time — you know, since they weigh thousands of tons — but sometimes, they get shipped. That’s Right. Entire Churches.  Here at uShip, we’ve shipped altars, organs, and pews, but we’ve…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 Modern Nomad: How one uShip Carrier Uses Transport to Fuel His Passion

The Modern Nomad: How one uShip Carrier Uses Transport to Fuel His Passion

As part of Driver Appreciation Week, we’d like to profile one of our Power Carriers, Tony Ayriss, whose journey to uShip is anything but ordinary. This story comes from an in-house guest writer, David Leffler. Happy Driver Appreciation Week to all of our carriers!  uShip serves as the eHarmony of the…Read more

Shipping Out to Burning Man

Shipping Out to Burning Man

As festival season hits full swing, our friends over at Everfest got to wondering how all the outlandish and enormous art installations find their way to festivals like Burning Man. We sat down to do a little digging – below are some of the coolest items ever shipped to the…Read more