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Rolling the Dice on Health Insurance: Are You Covered?

Rolling the Dice on Health Insurance: Are You Covered?

Are transporters rolling the dice when it comes to paying for health insurance? According to recent research, that seems to be the case. Overdrive magazine recently polled truckers about the issue and found nearly one-third of owner-operators will pay an extra tax this season by not carrying insurance. In lieu of…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

Shipping Wars: How to Ship 15,000 Vinyl Records

Shipping Wars: How to Ship 15,000 Vinyl Records

Shipping Wars this week featured a priceless shipment of over 15,000 vinyl records! Shipping vinyl, no matter the size of the collection, can be a stressful task. Not necessarily stressful because of the size or weight (unless you are shipping a collection that is over 10,000 pounds like in this week’s…Read more

The New uShip: It’s All About That App

The New uShip: It’s All About That App

Today, uShip is announcing the next generation of its service, rebuilt around our mobile app, specifically use of real-time location, to create an amazing shipping experience for all our customers. In fact, if uShip started today, this is how we’d do it. But we didn’t start today. Not even close….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

On the Marc: Why Mobile is Trucking’s Future

On the Marc: Why Mobile is Trucking’s Future

I’ve been around trucking for awhile now. Not as long as some, but I’ve seen more than most. What got me into trucking was a discovery I made on a Craigslist ad. That was uShip and I haven’t really looked back since. While Shipping Wars production takes a lot of…Read more

Shipping Wars Season 7 is Back!

Shipping Wars Season 7 is Back!

Shipping Wars Season 7 returns tomorrow night, February 7th at 10/9c. If you haven’t seen the first half of the season, here is everything you missed. Here’s a quick preview from A&E Network of what’s to come:   uShip is reinventing shipping and logistics through tools, trust and transparency. Through uShip’s transport…Read more

Drive Like a Girl

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After this year’s Super Bowl ads, it was clear who the real winner was.  No, it wasn’t Budweiser and the brand’s tear jerking “Lost Dog”  commercial. It definitely wasn’t T-Mobile’s “Help Save the Data” commercial- sorry, but Kim Kardashian just doesn’t inspire me to purchase anything. The real winner was Proctor &…Read more

First Impressions Last: Why Your uShip Profile Matters

First Impressions Last: Why Your uShip Profile Matters

What do you think your potential customers trust more? a. Newspaper articles b. Online customer reviews c. Ads in a magazine d. Online banner ads If you chose b. online customer reviews then you made the right call. Nielsen research says 70% of people trust online consumer opinions, second only…Read more

This Trick May Forever Change How You Find Shipments on uShip

This Trick May Forever Change How You Find Shipments on uShip

You’re your own boss. Your own schedule. Your own shipments. That also means trying to run full as much as possible and being a logistical wizard getting it all done. If you haven’t discovered this little trick on uShip when looking for shipments, you just might be leaving a lot…Read more