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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

Social Media and a Human Connection Rescue One ‘Lucky’ Dog

Social Media and a Human Connection Rescue One ‘Lucky’ Dog

Two years ago, Clint Huber drew his breath in and took the plunge. Unsatisfied with his cozy—and often stagnant—office life, he decided to hit the road and work full time as a transporter through uShip. Although this signaled a huge lifestyle change, it didn’t take long for him to know…Read more

uShip Attracts Superstars Both on the Field and on the Road

uShip Attracts Superstars Both on the Field and on the Road

This morning at the uShip headquarters in Austin, TX., we received a surprise visit from one of College Football’s greatest players ever (and local Austin hero) Vince Young.  Vince is best known for delivering touchdowns, accounting for over 80 during his tenure with The Texas Longhorns. If touchdowns were a…Read more

A Heart at Full Capacity

A Heart at Full Capacity

It can be hard to find the silver lining in the death of a loved one. In this case, it came in the form of a shipment. 2008 Susan had just lost her uncle who had worked in construction. She was coordinating the shipment of his tractor to her brother, a…Read more

Shake it Off, Singing on the Road is Inevitable

Shake it Off, Singing on the Road is Inevitable

Whether or not you have seen the most recent internet sensation (see video below), we are all guilty of jamming out in our car or truck. You may think no one is noticing or you may not care when that one song comes on and you just can’t help yourself. “Shake…Read more

Happy Trucker Appreciation Week!

Happy Trucker Appreciation Week!

Happy Trucker Appreciation Week from uShip! As we all know, if you got it, a truck brought it. Behind every good truck is a good driver. Carriers, that’s where you come in – you’ve helped make uShip what it is today! This year we hit a lot of huge company…Read more

Holy Ship, Batman! Batmobile Transport Over the Years

Holy Ship, Batman! Batmobile Transport Over the Years

While Commissioner Gordan may have Batman on-call when Gotham is in trouble, who does Batman contact when he is in need? None other than uShip! Today we can thank Instagram user amacro13 for sharing the newest model in the Batmobile line, allowing uShip transporters to give accurate bids for when Batman needs us….Read more

Shipping Wars, uShip Inspire Modern-Day Griswold Family to Ship Replica Family Truckster

Shipping Wars, uShip Inspire Modern-Day Griswold Family to Ship Replica Family Truckster

“I just want you to ask yourself one thing. If you were…if you were me, wouldn’t you do the same thing for your children?” -Clark Griswold, Griswold Family Vacation Steve Griswold and his wife Lisa did just that. With their unique last name and inspired by the cult film’s 30th…Read more

The New Wave of Business on uShip

The New Wave of Business on uShip

uShip Mobile uShip’s All-New Mobile App is Quickly Becoming the Gateway to Doing Business on uShip. Here’s what you may be missing: 1. The ability to find new shipments – and view active ones. Think of it as a dashboard for your shipments. Everything in its right place. 2. Create…Read more

Let Your Hair Down, It May Help Your Job.

Let Your Hair Down, It May Help Your Job.

The importance of social events at companies Everyone has a “guy” for something – a mechanic, a bartender, some sort of hook up. The person that’ll cut you a deal, put you first in line, or help you out even if they don’t really have the time. This idea isn’t…Read more