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Tips and Tricks For Packing Fragile Items

Tips and Tricks For Packing Fragile Items

You are at the first, and most important, step in making sure your delicate items stay protected throughout your move. Taking the time to properly package and label your fragile items can ensure your breakables arrive in one piece. The most beneficial thing you can do during the packing process…Read more

How to Pack Your Fragile and Valuable Items

How to Pack Your Fragile and Valuable Items

You are at the first, and most important, step in making sure your delicate items stay protected throughout your move. Taking the time to properly package and label your fragile items can ensure your breakables arrive in one piece. The most beneficial thing you can do during the packing process…Read more

April Fools – Developer Style

April Fools – Developer Style

Here at uShip we are pretty big fans of open sourcing code. At the same time, we are also fans of a good ol’ prank. Hence, we have decided to open source a few of our favorite code pranks to share with the world (and just in time for April…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Since the economy has been in the crapper and state budgets have fallen short, states are now finding every which way to squeeze revenue out of you with tickets and violations — no matter how big or small. Speeding tickets are the most obvious, but over the last 5 years I’ve seen a big increase in other citations as well.

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

On the Marc: The Inside Track to the $3/Mile

We truck drivers have a lot of thinkin’ time. Some fantasize about the future (or other stuff), some reflect on the past, and others sort out the day in front of them. I used to think about all of the above.  But I quickly I realized that I could better…Read more

After the Move: 10 Tips for Unpacking

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Moving Day is over–you’re tired, sweaty, spent and possibly even abused but you can’t take a show until you find your soap. WHERE DID YOU PACK THAT SOAP? Don’t let unpacking be the worst part of the move, dragging on and on forever. Get your ish together and get it…Read more

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip Marketplace Partnerships Grow in 2013

uShip’s motto–Ship anything, anywhere, anytime–is the basis for everything that the company works for. Following this motto and working to make uShip a better place both for shippers and carriers, uShip has gained a slew of new Marketplace Partners over the summer. Each of these partners maintains a symbiotic relationship…Read more

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

U-Haul vs. uShip: What’s the Cheapest Way to Move Out of State?

It was Tuesday night about 10pm and things were looking bleak.  My uShip listing – a standard household move going 1100+ miles from Northern Arizona to Austin – had received ZERO bids and just a few sniffing questions from transporters. With my must-move date just three days away on Friday,…Read more

The Vinyl Frontier: How to Move Your Record Collection

The Vinyl Frontier: How to Move Your Record Collection

Whether you’re moving from your parents’ house, heading off to college, or relocating across the country, moving your sacred vinyl collection is arguably the most painstaking part of your move. Because, let’s face it: family heirlooms don’t hold a candle to your priceless set of hand-curated vinyl records. Pack Your…Read more

Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

Bleep Count Final Standings [Shipping Wars]

“Shipping Wars” is officially on a mid-season break, which means the final standings for the Bleep Count are in. Roy bleeped his way to the top early on while Marc, Chris and Jenn bleeped it out all Season. It wasn’t until the bee episode that Marc really gained some bleep…Read more