This Fast-Growing E-Commerce Category Is Great News for uShip Providers

It’s no secret that e-commerce is exploding. So much so that it’s causing long-established offline retailers to rethink their inventory strategies and even close hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores to adapt. While “e-commerce” represents a giant mishmash of goods and services, a new study from research firm comScore breaks down the fastest growing e-commerce categories in… Read More

How to Turn uShip Into Your Secret eBay Weapon

Sellers need every advantage they can muster in today’s competitive ecommerce landscape. This is equally true for larger items, those that don’t fit neatly into a parcel for delivery by FedEx, UPS or USPS. Today, buyers have no qualms going onto eBay to purchase sectional sofas, antique furniture, kitchen appliances, armoires, pool tables, cars, ATVs, boats,… Read More

11 Things You Should Know about Amazon Prime Air

Earlier this week Amazon released actual footage of the first successful Prime Air drone delivery. While the idea is pretty futuristic, in some ways, the delivery raised more questions than it answered. But if you’ve been under a rock and missed all the hype, allow us to get you caught up: earlier this year, Amazon… Read More

How to go from a Military Veteran to a Civilian Driver

Did you know more than 2,000 veterans are registered on uShip as service providers? While many use our shipping marketplace to earn income, there are a number of programs in place to assist veterans as they return from service. Last year the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration funded a $2.3 million grant to help train veterans… Read More

Cash(less) is King: uShip Payments vs. Cash on Delivery

Paying for delivery of large items often leaves many people stumped and inconvenienced when dealing with Cash on Delivery. But a few years ago, uShip developed a slick proprietary system — uShip Payments — to handle this cumbersome task. I recently made two shipments, each arriving to my house at about the same time, but… Read More

How Underestimating Your Stuff Will Cost You on Moving Day

One of the top issues household moves transporters face on uShip is customers who grossly underestimate their actual volume of stuff compared to what’s described in their uShip listing. As I’ve discussed this with transporters, I’ve always made a mental note to avoid being “that guy” on my personal moves. Well, recently, I was “that guy.”… Read More

The Ultimate Move-In Guide for a College Freshman

Move-in day as a college freshman can be stressful for both you and your parents, but it doesn’t have to be! Check out these tips and tricks for making the best out of your move-in day experience. You’re at the very beginning of a very exciting time in your life—plan accordingly. 1. LEARN HOW TO MAKE COFFEE… Read More