Recent Posts

uShip Mobile App Now Available for EU, Australian Members

We are excited to announce the launch of the uShip Mobile App for iPhone and Android devices in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Austria and Australia. The app is available for free download and includes features for both service providers and shipping customers, allowing them to manage their uShip activity…Read more

Issue Resolved: EU Address Verification

The temporary issue affecting postal address verification has been resolved. Postal addresses in the UK and EU are now displayed correctly on all listings. The uShip team thanks you for your patience. Please contact uShip Support with any questions.

uShip Experiencing Temporary Address Verification Issues

To the uShip Community: Since last Friday (16 September, 2011), uShip has been experiencing intermittent issues with the postal address verification process, which has prevented some addresses from being displayed properly on shipment listings.  Our technical team is working diligently to correct this issue as quickly as possible, though we…Read more

uShip Celebrates BusinessGreen Leaders

uShip Celebrates BusinessGreen Leaders

uShip was pleased to join the BusinessGreen business last night at the Merchant Taylor Hall, London, to celebrate the efforts of the UK’s leading green and environmental businesses and organisations. In BusinessGreen’s own words; “Last night, around 250 movers and shakers from across the UK’s green economy gathered at Merchant Taylors…Read more

Anonymous Bidding on uShip

As a response to feedback from Couriers and Transport providers, uShip is currently Beta Testing anonymous bidding for Transport Providers. This means that only the logged in customer will be able to view the names of transport providers quoting on their jobs.  The customer can still see the full profile…Read more

uShip delivering all over Europe

You probably already know that uShip matches transport companies and customers across the US, but did you also know that its doing the same all across Europe? uShip's European Roll out has resulted 3 new European localised platforms this year alone.  With France launching first, followed by The Netherlands and Austria.  With…Read more

uShip Now Offering 100% Climate-Neutral Transport Across Germany, Mainland Europe

Global Transport Exchange Joins With MyClimate to Offset All Greenhouse Emissions from their delivery jobs. Amsterdam– 6 June 2011 – Transport is a dirty business.  In Germany, delivery vans and trucks are responsible for 45.5 tonnes for Carbon and other Green House gas emissions, estimated to soon make up 43%…Read more

Accounting for VAT – Information for UK Transporters

This post outlines the key information about VAT for Transporters based in the UK. Who is invoicing me? The company invoicing you for your uShip fees is uShip Europe BV.  A Dutch company based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  The current rate of VAT in the Netherlands is 19%. I am not…Read more

Lower Minimum Fee Charges on uShip UK

New Fee Structure for uShip UK means Lower minimum charges.  From 1 June a new fee structure will apply to the booking fees in UK reducing the minimum fee from £12 to £6.  This change is to specifically meet the unique needs of the UK market.  “The average uShip transport…Read more

Stay Safe – Warning of UK Scammers using uShip name

uShip has recently become aware of online scammers who are targeting people in the UK.  We want to alert everyone to this scheme to help prevent future scams. Here’s how it typically starts:  Fraudsters, posing as legitimate sellers, advertise items through online classifieds sites like Gumtree, Friday-Ads, Craigslist and Oodle, and…Read more