Some of you may have seen our Press Release from last week announcing that we reached an important milestone – 100,000 registered Transportation Service Providers! To highlight how much our growth is accellerating, it took us 3 years to reach 50,000 service providers and just 1 more year to double…Read more
uShip is excited to announce the launch of a new advanced bidding tool: Bid Valet. We have noticed that Service Providers frequently bid multiple times on the same shipment in competitive bidding situations. In an effort to make this re-bidding easier and faster, our new Bid Valet tool allows qualified*…Read more
… And use uShip to bid on jobs. In all seriousness, not a day goes by without the media reminding us the dire straits the US economy is currently in. But (for once) politicians are getting things done in Washington. In February, Congress passed an economic stimulus package aimed at…Read more
Recently, talk of high fuel prices has dominated discussions about the shipping industry, so I wanted to take this chance to talk about a lighter topic: trucker hats. Synonymous with the truck driver, these hats enjoy popularity with people across the country and around the world.
uShip knows that a local household move (one that is less than 50 miles) is much different than a long-distance move. To help both Shippers and Service Providers manage local moves better, uShip has made some major changes to the way these moves are handled on the uShip marketplace.
uShip has partnered with Unwired Nation to bring uShip members an exciting new service. Now you can be notified via phone when you receive activity on shipments you have listed or bid on in the uShip marketplace.
uShip is excited to announce My uShip Reminders, a digest view of all the actionable items on your account and an improved way for you to manage your uShip to-do list. My uShip Reminders lets you keep an eye on tasks that require your attention, without having to navigate through…Read more
To help Service Providers better distinguish between shipment types, we have changed how freight shipments are defined on uShip. There are now two types of shipments that can be thought of as “freight”:
uShip is pleased to announce a new marketplace tool, My Rates, which allows you to input and save your preferred booking rates directly into uShip. This new feature is designed to help you book new business faster and easier, acting as a new way for Service Providers to calculate bids,…Read more
Related to last weeks post on one-person businesses, the Contra Costa Times has an interesting article discussing “micro-multinational” businesses, or small to medium sized companies that do business on a global scale. Instead of following the traditional pattern of growing locally, nationally, then globally—these entrepreneurs are taking advantage of technology…Read more