In case you missed it, a feature story in last month’s Inbound Logistics focused on how large, national LTL carriers — Con-way Freight, YRC and others — see small and medium business shippers as a golden opportunity. But here’s the rub: Their sales forces only have so much bandwidth….Read more
The Austin American-Statesman recently ran a feature story about uShip. Statesman writer and Austin tech veteran Lori Hawkins offers an overview of how we started as a company, where we’re going and what makes us “tick.” What did we learn? After exploding from a team of 40 to nearly 200…Read more
In an article released Friday, August 16th, The New York Times writer Benjamin Preston explained technology in the trucking industry in his article “Move Over, CB Radio: Trucker Apps Are Helping to Haul the Load.” In the article, Preston explains how carriers have abandoned CB Radios and have embraced technology….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.
Traditional loadboards have long been the freight matchmakers of the shipping world, where shippers and carriers get connected like online dating services. The “dating” process typically begins online, but then one thing leads to another and it moves offline (unless you play football for Notre Dame) where shippers, brokers and carriers finish the…Read more
Looking back on 2012, it’s been uShip’s best on many accounts – record volumes and registrations, featured in a reality TV series, an amazing influx of talent, the list goes on. And we’re not letting up as the year comes to a close. In fact, today we’re announcing uShip has secured $18M…Read more
The Austin American-Statesman’s annual Top Workplaces list has been announced — and uShip ranks No. 10 in the small business category, the third straight year we’ve made this illustrious local ledger. uShip ranked No. 12 last year and No. 15 in 2010. A third-party survey of uShip’s full-time employees shows strong…Read more
From October 18-21, 20 cars, trucks, SUVs are up for sale on eBay Motors, as part of its ‘Drop, Drop & Shop’ New Car Sale promotion. To sweeten the deal for buyers, uShip has teamed up with eBay Motors to provide buyers with free vehicle shipping within the contiguous 48 states. Here’s how the…Read more
It is with a heavy heart that we post this next story: Jerome the Gnome is dead. The enormous 18′ tall gnome quickly rose to fame in early 2012 as the eye-catching and slightly-creepy centerpiece icon of the A&E reality show Shipping Wars, which features uShip. But when his contract…Read more