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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

Actionable RESTful API Errors

Actionable RESTful API Errors

No matter how hard your API clients try, they will eventually get back errors from your API. apigee has an excellent blog post describing the reasons why detailed error messages are incredibly important for API client developers when starting to consume your API. When designed and used appropriately, these errors…Read more

.NET Web Applications Running in Docker

.NET Web Applications Running in Docker

Here at uShip, we love to try interesting things during our hackathons. Recently, Greg Walker and I decided to try to get one of our front-end solutions up and running in a docker container. Since docker containers have to run on Linux, that meant getting the project running on Mono…Read more

Rescue Relies on uShip to Save Dogs’ Lives

Rescue Relies on uShip to Save Dogs’ Lives

It’s tough to find something that people are more protective and passionate about than their pets. Dogs and cats in particular just have a way of blending into the fabric of families, couples and singles alike. Unfortunately, not all owners are able care and feed their pet or pets, especially…Read more

How Can We Help You? Introducing uShip’s New Help Center

How Can We Help You? Introducing uShip’s New Help Center

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new Help Center on uShip! We hope to help our customers find the answers they need faster and easier than ever before. Some highlights include: Smart search – Keyword driven search that allows you to find what you’re looking for without typing…Read more

Recent Pet Transport Issues on uShip

Recent Pet Transport Issues on uShip

We’ve recently had a series of incredibly unfortunate pet transport issues on uShip. Everyone at uShip joins in concern for these pets and their owners. We are truly pet people. In fact, on any given day at our office, you’ll find a dozen dogs around desks and cubicles. So when…Read more

DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself – A Look at Moving Yourself vs Hiring Help

DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself – A Look at Moving Yourself vs Hiring Help

Moving your stuff yourself may seem to be the cheapest and easiest option — the one where you can leave it until the last minute because you’re on no one’s schedule but your own. But you may not be considering every facet that goes into a DIY move. Long story short,…Read more

Deal Lets BoatUS Members Access Preferred Carrier Network on uShip

Deal Lets BoatUS Members Access Preferred Carrier Network on uShip

BoatUS Members already know getting towed isn’t a bad thing –  specifically when your boat is in the water and you’re in a bind. When it comes to shipping your boat, BoatUS Members can now use their Membership to save when they ship through uShip. uShip and BoatUS have partnered…Read more

Americans–and Their Stuff–Are On the Move

Americans–and Their Stuff–Are On the Move

Summer moving season is truly upon us, that time of year when over 40 million Americans relocate for a multitude of reasons, mostly for jobs and sheer boredom. There’s likely no one single factor influencing where they go and why, we’re human, after all, but that’s what makes uShip’s migration…Read more

5 Ways to Leverage Technology in Your Next Move

5 Ways to Leverage Technology in Your Next Move

“Ugh, time to move [again]. It’s the middle of summer? Great, I’ve always wanted to move in extreme heat. What a #blessed experience.” -Everyone ever. Moving can be hard, but it can also be done smart. Here are five apps you may not know about that will solve those, “oh,…Read more