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 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time   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… Read More

uShip LTL Marketplace Surges 228%, Adds UPS Freight®

Shippers save 15-30 percent by circumventing freight contracts and going direct   June 15, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time   AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–uShip announced today that its online less-than-truckload (LTL) instant-rate marketplace grew 228 percent in Q1 2016 compared to the same period last year as shippers circumvented their freight contracts in today’s soft… Read More

uShip Unveils State of ShipTech Predictions

‘Sharing Economy’ Startups Face Do-or-Die in Back Half of 2016 as VC Funding Slows   May 03, 2016 07:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time   AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While overzealous investments have kept many ‘ShipTech’ delivery startups running in recent years, the ongoing slowdown in tech venture funding has forced many to return to fundamentals, if not… Read More

Shipping Wars UK Exposes eBay Generation to Instant Gratification behind Enormous and Eccentric Purchases

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Britain’s online buyers and sellers, hesitant to deal with large, unusual or delicate items due to high transport cost and hassle, can now turn on the television for inspiration and know-how. “Today, thousands of couriers, delivery companies and transporters of every kind can now give online, e-commerce buyers and sellers choice and affordable pricing… Read More

Penske Truck Rental and uShip Team Up for Specialized Shipments

READING, PA., Aug. 1, 2014 – Penske Truck Rental has teamed up with uShip to provide do-it-yourself movers with a strong network to affordably ship items such as large cars, boats, motorcycles and other types of special care freight. Penske customers can save up to 50 percent via PenskeTruckRental.com. “Our customers require this type of… Read More

eCommerce Retailers Now Have Direct LTL Carrier Access Through uShip-ShipStation Partnership

AUSTIN, Texas – May 7, 2014 – Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping oversized and palletized shipments now have an easier, faster, more affordable way to do it, thanks to a new partnership between online freight marketplace uShip and ShipStation, the web-based e-commerce shipping solution. Multi-platform e-commerce merchants selling across Amazon, eBay, Shopify,… Read More

Con-way, Old Dominion, YRC Join uShip LTL Marketplace

AUSTIN, Texas — April 16, 2014 — Online freight marketplace uShip today announced three top national LTL carriers – Con-way Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line and YRC Freight – have committed to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace. This brings the total national and regional LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers that are either live or coming online… Read More

uShip, eBay Deal Puts Spotlight on Larger-Than-Parcel Shipping

AUSTIN, Texas – March 10, 2014 – Don LeMaster has always had a thing for the rare and quirky.  As an antiques and collectibles seller on eBay with no two items alike, he’s found all his out-of-area sales have at least one thing in common:  a cumbersome, expensive shipping process.  Fortunately, arranging Larger-Than-Parcel (LTP) delivery… Read More

Ten Years and $500M Later, uShip’s Efficiency Focus Undeterred

AUSTIN, Texas – March 4, 2014 – The day was Friday, March 5, 2004.  At a downtown Austin pub-turned-startup-headquarters, Matt Chasen, Jay Manickam and Mickey Millsap huddled over a laptop, thrilled at what they just saw happen. uShip.com, the online shipping marketplace the trio launched 12 days earlier (and honed for two years prior), had… Read More

eCommerce Finance Exec Bob Bearden Named uShip CFO

AUSTIN, Texas – February 5, 2014 – Online freight marketplace uShip today announced Internet travel marketplace, ecommerce and retail finance veteran Bob Bearden has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Over the past 20 years, Bearden has served as CFO of Hotels.com, Expedia.com Global Operations, Travelocity.com and IntentMedia.com. In addition, he has also… Read More