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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

Get more money for your eBay sales when you add the uShip widget to your listings

Get more money for your eBay sales when you add the uShip widget to your listings

Are you having a Clear out and selling your old stuff on eBay?  Remember, to include the uShip widget in your listing and get more bids on your listing. With Princess Beatrice’s infamous Royal Wedding Hat up on eBay, no doubt many people are also considering what they can sell to raise…Read more

New “Find Deliveries” Launched to Improve International and Domestic Transport Search

New “Find Deliveries” Launched to Improve International and Domestic Transport Search

Attention Service Providers: We’ve updated the Find Deliveries tool. Read our announcement for details and tips.
New Features:
• New country-to-country search and improved domestic transport search
• Filters and searches have been simplified and re-located to the left
• New “Map View” allows providers to visually locate deliveries that start and end in any area
• “Zoom to Area” search automatically maps delivery listings for any country, city or postal code

Don’t Run Empty through Europe

Don’t Run Empty through Europe

You may not have noticed, but over the last two months uShip has launched local platforms in two more European Countries – Launching in The Netherlands in the begining of March, and Austria in the begining of April – making uShip one of the largest transport websites in Europe, covering…Read more

uShip and Volkswagon club help get Camper Van back on the Road.

Hellmail reported a great story about how uShip helped a VW Camper Van enthusiast get his camper van back on the road.  The Camper van had broken down with Gearbox problems, a VW specialist had identified what the problem was, but the owner needed to get the gearbox to the specialist for…Read more

uShip Shortlisted for Business Green Leaders Awards

uShip Shortlisted for Business Green Leaders Awards

We are very proud to announce that uShip has been included in the shortlist for Business Green Leaders Awards 2011.  uShip has been nominated for the Small Business of the Year. BusinessGreen is leading the thinking behind how the UK can sustain financial and commercial preeminence in a greener world….Read more

Deliver more on uShip and get reduced fees

If you're new on uShip, or have only had a few quotes accepted then you may wonder what that little truck icon is all about next to other transport companies usernames.  This is the Power Provider icon, and it's a good one to have. A uShip Power Providers means that…Read more