uShip Sees 2016 Growth As Freight Automation Disrupts Logistics Landscape

Enterprise, SMBs, Consumers Seeking Faster, Easier, Cheaper Transport Find It With uShip AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, today announced several key milestones, as well as traction within its freight automation initiative serving enterprise customers, less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping customers and consumers within freight’s “forgotten” $26 billion larger-than-parcel (LTP) market…. Read More

18 Sure-Fire Ways to Save on LTL Shipments

By Sandra Beckwith, Inbound Logistics  /  Carriers and 3PLs reveal road-tested secrets for cutting trucking costs.  / While many shippers believe that the best way to save money on transportation is to negotiate lower rates with carriers, trucking companies and third-party logistics (3PL) providers acknowledge there are better and more effective ways to cut trucking expenses,… 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 began rewriting the transportation playbook. The online LTL marketplace launched by uShip in… 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

Hot Shot Trucking is Changing the Face of Logistics

by OGG Equipment LLC  /  The term ‘hotshot trucking‘ is a relatively new one to catch on in the wider world of shipping and logistics but the concept has been around for a while. Most accounts put the birth of hot shot hauling in the early days of oil exploration in Texas. When you’re running… Read More

uShip, ShipWorks Team Up for Shipping Oversized and Palletized Items

TruckingInfo staff writers  /  The services uShip and ShipWorks have teamed up to address what they say is the problem many sellers face when using e-commerce sites when shipping goods that are too large to easily and affordably ship through conventional methods.  / ShipWorks customers selling oversized, palletized goods on Amazon, eBay, Magento, Shopify, Etsy… Read More