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

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

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

Live Sessions: Shakey Graves Performs “Pansy Waltz”

Watch an exclusive video performance by the rising star from Austin. BY ELIZABETH GRIFFIN APR 8, 2015 Shakey Graves has no elevator pitch. Try to lump his music into a particular genre, and you’ll find yourself fumbling. He’s not country, not folk, not straight-ahead rock, though his music encompasses all three. His songs are distinctive… Read More