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

A uShip Power Carrier’s Success Tips

“Save as much as you can.” Trucking is like any other business. You want to make sure you have a little bit of capital in the bank, and a rainy day fund for when “ship happens.” For instance, Jason’s truck just broke down, costing him $1,500 in repairs, and adding 8 extra days to a… Read More

Guide to Shipping a Car to Hawaii

You just bought a brand new car out of the US Mainland. You’ve got the title in your name but now you have to get the vehicle to you in Hawaii. No need to worry. Shipping a car overseas is more common than you think; and with uShip, vehicle transportation is easier than ever. uShip… Read More

Car Shipping—How It Works

Looking to ship that new car you won on eBay? Moving back to school? Relocating for work? State-to-state, overseas, and everywhere else—get your car or truck transported quickly and safely with the uShip vehicle transportation marketplace. HOW DOES VEHICLE SHIPPING WORK? Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty Unless you’re a car dealer or a gear-head, you’re… Read More

Tips for the First Night in Your New Home

  After a long day of moving furniture and boxes, you’ll want nothing more than to shower and relax in your new home. Ensure you have the items below so you can do just that. NIGHT ONE SUPPLY CHECKLIST  TO REFRESH: A clean change of clothes for the next day. Toiletries, including: shampoo, soap, toilet paper, tooth… Read More

Moving Timeline

  Things can get hectic during a big move. There are so many little things to remember it’s easy to let something slip. To combat that, we’ve laid out the most important things to remember during a move in one convenient moving timeline. It might be a good idea to print out this page and… Read More

Moving Itinerary

Ah, summertime. People usually think of swimming, baseball, and vacations during this time of year, but one important thing usually goes unmentioned: moving. As we rapidly approach the busiest time of the year for families, students, individuals and businesses to move their household goods, it’s easy to get overwhelmed as temperatures rise. Don’t sweat it,… Read More

33 Tips to Simplify Your Move

Moving doesn’t have to be stressful. Simplify your next move with these great insider tips and tricks. Then, explore your moving service options and learn what your moving costs might look like before you book your chosen moving company.  Think about the weather- plan around the weather, you will be glad you did when you’re… Read More