Austin American-Statesman Names uShip Among 2016 Top Austin Workplaces

Austin, Texas – Nov. 14, 2016 – uShip has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Austin American-Statesman. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace… Read More

The Top 100 Digital Tech Employers in Austin

by Kelly Jackson, Writer, Built In Austin  /  Built In Austin proudly presents the 2016 list of the Top 100 Digital Technology Companies in Austin, ranking the digital players of our community according to local, full-time employee count. Austin tech companies are growing The total number of people employed locally by the companies in this… Read More

Amazon’s shipping ambitions wreak havoc on Q3 results

by Daphne Howland, Staff Writer, Retail Dive  /  Dive Brief  / Amazon reported third quarter net sales of $32.7 billion on Thursday, up 29% from $25.4 billion in the year-ago quarter, buoyed by the runaway success of its annual Prime Day shopping event as well as strong back-to-school shopping activity. Amazon posted third-quarter earnings per… Read More

Driverless trucks: Where they’ll work, where they won’t

by Sean Kilcarr, Executive Editor, Fleet Owner  /  Only in certain segments of the trucking industry will autonomous vehicle technology find a good fit, some argue.  / The mistake many make when predicting adoption rates for autonomous vehicle (AV) technology in the freight business is that trucking is not a “homogenous” industry, stressed Richard “Dick”… Read More

18 Sure-Fire Ways to Save on LTL Shipments

By Sandra Beckwith, Inbound Logistics  /  Carriers and 3PLs reveal road-tested secrets for cutting trucking costs.  / While many shippers believe that the best way to save money on transportation is to negotiate lower rates with carriers, trucking companies and third-party logistics (3PL) providers acknowledge there are better and more effective ways to cut trucking expenses,… Read More

Opinion: Will the Sharing Economy Disrupt Trucking, Transportation and Logistics?

by Dick Metzler, Chief Marketing Officer, uShip  /  One in a series of periodic guest columns by industry thought leaders.  / If you have ever purchased something on eBay, hailed a ride from Uber or vacationed in Airbnb lodging, you’ve participated in the sharing economy. The commonality with these on-demand companies is that customers transact… Read More

Austin’s uShip plans move to a larger campus to ramp up hiring

by Lori Hawkins, Staff Reporter, Austin American-Statesman  /  New headquarters will feature gourmet kitchen and dining area, shower facilities and locker rooms.  / Austin-based uShip has outgrown its two downtown offices and is moving to a new headquarters on East Riverside as it launches an aggressive hiring plan. The company, which runs an online shipping… Read More