Almost everything that can be bought at a store–from WalMart to Dillards to the Grocery Store–got onto the shelves at said store via the Commercial Transportation Industry. These trucks and Service Providers are the reason Texans get to eat Alaskan King Crab legs in the middle of the summer and…Read more
Mark Willis, host of Road Dog Trucking on Sirius XM radio, has interviewed uShip pro hauler Marc Springer a couple times in recent months to discuss business opportunities and best practices for owner-operators in the trucking industry. Among the topics he’s discussed are online marketing strategies, load boards, Hours of…Read more
Although “Reality Check” has been put on hold for our “Shipping Wars” recaps, the Bleep Count is still a highlight in our week. The past two weeks have been eventful for the “Shipping wars” cast and not one of them were completely clean! In this week’s episode “High Tech…Read more
If you’ve ever been an Internet-based virtual buyer at an auction, you realize that few auction houses have adequately addressed the “Now what?” question you invariably ask when faced with shipping after winning an item. To address this issue, uShip has formed a partnership with online auction marketplace Artfact to…Read more
Animatronic Hillbillies On tonight’s episode Roy’s load of five life-sized, animatronic, zombie hillbillies is quite scary. Roy gets in a few jokes, but the rest of the cast is curious as to whether he actually drinks blood or not. The night gets even more ghoulish when Roy picks up…Read more
Waterpiller aka Jarrett’s Prank on Chris & Robbie What appeared to be an innocent tractor listing on uShip wasn’t what it seemed. What the cast didn’t know was that Jarrett had posted his church bus, which was broken down on the side of the road in Tennessee, full of a…Read more
Chocolate Sculpture You know the story: Jarrett’s eyes get too big for his trailer and his best laid plans get messy. On tonight’s first episode Jarrett wins a chocolate self-sculpture of two artists – one of the guys on the other guy’s back. An incredibly intricate, delicate piece containing 100 pounds of…Read more
For years, current and former American military servicemembers and their families have been among the most important customers at uShip. We’ve been fortunate to meet many military families that use uShip to book quality DITY/PPM relocation services and transportation for motorcycles, boats, cars and ATV’s. (If you’re not familiar with…Read more
Rick Wittenbraker and Timur Eligulashvili are making waves as our latest executive hires at uShip World Headquarters. These two rock stars recently made it to the Austin Business Journal’s People On The Move section. Read on to find out how they’ll be helping uShip grow.
Austin startups are nothing if not supportive of each other. It’s that spirit that led our friends at Capital Factory to pool resources from various Austin startups and create a SXSW competition aptly called, “Move Your Startup to Austin… For Free.” uShip provided all relocation expenses as part of the contest.