DB Schenker Takes $25 Million Stake in Online Freight Booking Platform uShip

By BRIAN BASKIN, Editor, Wall Street Journal Logistics Report  /  DB Schenker is taking a $25 million stake in online freight booking platform uShip Inc., deepening the ties between one of the world’s oldest logistics providers and an upstart looking to bring new technology to the tradition-bound shipping business. DB Schenker, a global logistics company… Read More

uShip Raises $25M Series D to Fund Next Wave of Logistics Automation

AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, today announced the close of a $25M Series D round led by DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest logistics companies and an existing uShip partner. DB Schenker’s funding comes on the heels of unprecedented investment in logistics and supply… Read More

Austin-based uShip gets a new leader

By Lori Hawkins, Staff Writer, Austin American Statesman  /  New CEO of the online shipping company is an enterprise software veteran  / As it ramps up for more growth, Austin online shipping company uShip has named a new leader. The company said Wednesday that enterprise software veteran Mike Williams has joined uShip as CEO and… Read More

Mike Williams to Become Next CEO at uShip

By Ari Ashe, Staff Reporter, Transport Topics  /  Freight broker uShip has appointed Mike Williams its next CEO, effective Feb. 13.  / Williams previously was a general manager of corporate real estate firm Accruent, the largest provider of software for real estate and facilities management. During his time with Accruent, enterprise software revenues tripled, uShip… Read More

New CEO of Shipping Software Maker uShip Eyes Mobile, International

by David Holley, National Correspondent, Xconomy  /  AUSTIN—Shipping logistics software developer uShip has hired a new CEO, Mike Williams, two months after co-founder and CEO Matt Chasen announced he was resigning from the Austin, TX, company to pursue other early stage startup work. Williams was previously the general manager of corporate real estate services at… Read More

Mike Williams Named uShip CEO

AUSTIN, Texas—Feb. 8, 2017—uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, today announced enterprise software veteran Mike Williams has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer and board member. uShip also announced that Jim Martell, a 40-year veteran of the logistics industry, has been named Executive Chairman of uShip’s board. Martell served as… Read More

Founder of Online Freight Platform uShip to Step Down

By Erica E. Phillips, Wall Street Journal Logistics Report  /  Departing CEO says Austin, Texas-based freight booking startup is on track for initial public offering  /   Matt Chasen, founder of online freight booking service uShip Inc. is stepping down as chief executive, after a period of rapid growth that he says puts the company… Read More

uShip sees growth in larger-than-parcel (LTP) market

By DC Velocity Staff  /  $26 billion freight sector includes unwieldy items such as furniture, boats, and motorcycles.  /   Logistics tech vendor uShip is adding to its tools for freight automation software and load bidding. The Austin, Texas-based online shipping marketplace and software vendor serves a range of consumers, enterprise businesses, and less-than-truckload (LTL)… Read More

uShip Sees 2016 Growth As Freight Automation Disrupts Logistics Landscape

Enterprise, SMBs, Consumers Seeking Faster, Easier, Cheaper Transport Find It With uShip AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, today announced several key milestones, as well as traction within its freight automation initiative serving enterprise customers, less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping customers and consumers within freight’s “forgotten” $26 billion larger-than-parcel (LTP) market…. Read More