If I Knew Then: Nick Parker, uShip CTO

By Mary Ann Azevedo, @bayareawriter, Crain’s  /  In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy:  Nick Parker / Chief Technology Officer / uShip Inc. About the company: uShip aims to bring greater automation, transparency and efficiency to freight transportation by moving it online and mobile. It… Read More

DB Schenker invests ‘millions’ in digital freight marketplace

by Mike King, Lloyd’s Loading List  /  Platform will provide web-based load-matching service for 25,000 Schenker-approved European land transport ‘partners’, including carrier reviews, pricing, quote comparisons, ‘and complete transport monitoring’  / DB Schenker has signed a five-year partnership agreement for exclusive collaboration in Europe with US-based online freight shipping marketplace uShip to create a platform… Read More

Can trucking prosper in a free shipping-minded world?

by Sean Kilcarr in Trucks at Work, Fleet Owner Magazine  / The demand for free shipping, especially for e-commerce goods, seems to be placing greater and greater stress on last-mile delivery networks. That was one of the major findings from the 27th annual State of Logistics report, released last month: that “gaps” in infrastructure and “accelerating… Read More

uShip Signs Exclusive Contract with DB Schenker to Automate Road Freight

Expanded uShip PRO platform fundamentally reinvents transportation management for enterprise shippers, freight brokers and 3PLs July 06, 2016 8:00 AM EDT AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, has partnered with DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest logistics companies, to power ‘Drive4Schenker,’ an online trucking platform launching later this year…. Read More

uShip Signs Exclusive Contract with DB Schenker to Automate Road Freight

by Heavy Duty Trucking, Truckinginfo.com staff writer  /  Online shipping and freight automation provider uShip has partnered with Germany-based global logistics company DB Schenker to power an online trucking platform launching later this year in Europe. The move helps uShip stand out in an increasingly crowded competitive arena, as high-visibility investors have helped launch so-called… Read More

The path to visibility: carriers able to share instant tracking, pricing info

by Aaron Huff, Senior Editor, Commercial Carrier Journal  / A few years ago, it seemed unrealistic for shippers, third party logistics providers or brokers to expect total visibility from all carriers in their freight networks. Large and mid-size carriers probably had the technology to provide shipment visibility. Small carriers, however, traditionally have lacked onboard computers… Read More

uShip’s growth shows e-commerce impact on LTL pricing

by William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce  /  Two years ago, the idea of an online spot market for less-than-truckload freight seemed innovative but unusual, something that might occasionally be used by carriers and shippers. But that was before Amazon.com began rewriting the transportation playbook. The online LTL marketplace launched by uShip in… Read More