Key Factors Driving Changes in “Last Mile” Deliveries

SCDigest Editorial Staff  /  Industry Veteran and uShip Executive Metzler Shares His Perspective with Stifel’s John Larkin  /  So called “last mile” deliveries are of course at the heart of the eFulfillment challenge.  / SCDigest notes that just recently, UPS announced it was greatly expanding it locker program, adding 300 new locations across the US,… Read More

uShip Pro to drive European 3PL’s carrier connections

by Todd Dills, Editor, Overdrive Magazine  / Online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider uShip announced a partnership with DB Schenker, a large European third-party logistics provider. uShip’s “Pro” technology backbone will power “Drive4Schenker,” an online freight-matching and -management model launching later this year. The five-year agreement, worth tens of millions, is exclusive within Europe. Via Drive4Schenker, uShip PRO,… Read More

Turning A Niche Into A Billion Dollar Opportunity

by Tom Taulli, contributor, Forbes  / When Mark Zuckerberg focused his social network initially on Ivy League campuses, it seemed kind of foolish. How could this niche be a billion-dollar opportunity? Yes, of course, he’s now one of the world’s richest persons. And if anything, the college market was ideal for getting early adopters as well as… Read More

Profile: Matt Chasen – CEO of uShip

by IdeaMensch  /  As CEO, Matt leads uShip’s executive team in the company’s mission to create the most efficient marketplace for shipping that has ever existed.  / The idea for uShip was hatched in 2001 when Matt moved from Seattle to Austin in a nearly-empty rented moving truck. Inspired by the frustration of the moment,… Read More