Announcements

Shipping Wars’ Pukka Trucker’s Father Inspired Lifetime of Trucking

Shipping Wars’ Pukka Trucker’s Father Inspired Lifetime of Trucking

It’s 5:15 PM on a Tuesday evening and Russell Oliver’s rounding out another long day of transporting. He should be tired, but he certainly doesn’t sound like it—in fact, he sounds surprisingly spry and excited after his day out on the English roads. And why shouldn’t he be? He’s living…Read more

Tips for the First Night in Your New Home

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,…Read more

4 Ways the uShip-DB Schenker Deal Refines the Future of Freight

(Frankfurt/Berlin/Leipzig, 24. Juni 2014)  Mit dem größten Frachtflugzeug der Welt, mit dem Binnenschiff und mit einem Schwergut-Lkw bringt DB Schenker Logistics einen 141 Tonnen schweren Abhitzekessel von Berlin nach Kanada. Das Schwerstück der Firma BORSIG reist vom Borsig-Hafen unter DB Schenker-Regie bis nach Edmonton in Kanada. 
Zunächst wird der 16 Meter lange Kühler am 20. Juni mit einem mobilen 1.000-Tonnen-Kran im Borsig-Hafen auf ein Binnenschiff verladen. Das Schiff bringt ihn dann nach Aken an der Elbe. Dort wird der Abhitzekessel am 23. Juni im Hafen mit einem Kran auf einen Schwerguttransporter von DB Schenker umgeschlagen, der dann die Fracht mit einem ziehenden und einem schiebenden Lkw zum Flughafen Leipzig/Halle bringt. Am Morgen des 25. Juni beginnt die Verladung in die sechsstrahlige Antonov AN 225, das größte Frachtflugzeug der Welt, das von Karpeles Flight Services, den DB Schenker-Spezialisten für das Chartern von Flugzeugen, gechartert wurde.

There are a few rare events in the history of companies and industries that are truly game changers. Our team here at uShip has spent the last decade building the first successful transportation marketplace in the world. Since the earliest days of the Internet, thousands of startups have raised billions…Read more

The New uShip: It’s All About The App

The New uShip: It’s All About The App

Today, uShip is announcing the next generation of its service, rebuilt around our mobile app, specifically use of real-time location, to create an amazing shipping experience for all our customers. In fact, if uShip started today, this is how we’d do it. But we didn’t start today. Not even close….Read more

uShip, eBay Deal Puts Spotlight on Larger-Than-Parcel Shipping

uShip, eBay Deal Puts Spotlight on Larger-Than-Parcel Shipping   AUSTIN, Texas – March 10, 2014 – Online shipping marketplace uShip and eBay Inc., one of the largest online marketplaces, today announced that uShip-powered delivery options will be incorporated across eBay categories that frequently contain Larger-Than-Parcel (LTP) items over 150lbs (70kg)…Read more

Channel 4’s ‘Shipping Wars’ Airs Featuring uShip

Channel 4’s ‘Shipping Wars’ Airs Featuring uShip

*Update 2/2/2015- The new season of Shipping Wars UK begins today and will air daily at 4pm on Channel 4. Meet the cast here.   Shipping Wars, the new programme on Channel 4, premiered its pilot episode Sunday 5 January featuring uShip, the first and largest online transport marketplace. Shipping Wars follows…Read more

UK Shipping Wars airs on Channel 4

uShip is once again excited about the UK series premiere of ‘Shipping Wars’ on Channel 4, which will feature uShip and some of our very own UK transporters.  The show’s format opens with uShip, with four professional transport teams competing for large, unwieldy and unusual shipments. The show has already aired on Channel…Read more

UK Premiere of Shipping Wars to air on 4th March on the History Channel

uShip is buzzing about the UK series premiere of ‘Shipping Wars’ on the History Channel, which will feature uShip and our team.  The show's format opens with uShip, with five professional transport teams competing for large, unwieldy and unusual shipments. The series premiere will air on March 4th at 10…Read more

uShip Secures $18M from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to Accelerate Online Shipping Marketplace

uShip.com, the largest and most trusted transportation marketplace, today announced it has closed an $18M round of Series C financing with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB).  Funds will primarily be used to extend the development, sales and marketing of uShip’s commercial freight platform, mobile platform and global presence.  Maritza…Read more

uShip ‘Find Deliveries’ Tool for Couriers: Now Faster Than Ever

uShip ‘Find Deliveries’ Tool for Couriers: Now Faster Than Ever

uShip.com/Find, the quick and easy tool for finding profitable deliveries for transport anywhere in the UK and the world. Announcement for uShip Couriers and Drivers: This afternoon, we arere pleased to announce that the uShip Find Deliveries tool (uShip.com/Find) will now run much faster! Service providers should experience faster load times…Read more