Pooches as perks: 5 Austin tech offices where dogs are part of the team

By Kelly Jackson, Staff Writer, Built in Austin  /  Startups are known for their perks. But even with flexible work hours and wide-open vacation policies, awesome amenities in the office and professional development stipends, one perk rules them all: the dog-friendly office environment. And Austin tech loves its furry office buddies. Cuteness aside, local tech… Read More

The Pros and Cons of Shipping a Car or Truck

By Savagegeese, The Drive  /  A DIY guide to the world of shipping a vehicle.  /  Some people love vehicles and search all over the country to find the right one.  Alternatively, some people need to re-locate for a job or family and driving a car from point A to B is not always possible. There… Read More

New uShip CEO Mike Williams hoping to increase business freight in principal marketplace

By Todd Dills, Senior Editor, Overdrive  /  In all the hype around the “uberization” (or streamlining/partial automation) of the truckload freight transaction and some companies’ goal of bringing truckers and their shippers closer together, there’s one outfit that’s rather quietly continued to be an option for hotshot and other truckers to connect directly to consumers… Read More

uShip CTO Nick Parker on scaling a tech team, international expansion — and Austin’s brand of quirk

By Kelly Jackson, Staff Writer, Built in Austin  /  uShip has had a busy 2017. With a move to a new headquarters along East Riverside and a big ‘ole Series D funding to accelerate their enterprise logistics automation solution, the Austin-based tech company has a momentum most startups only ever dream of. Much of that growth can be attributed to… Read More

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