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What is flat-rate shipping?

What is flat-rate shipping? As the name suggests, it entails delivering all qualifying packages for a single, flat rate, regardless of weight.   Rates and qualifications vary by shipping provider, but consumers
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What is freight shipping?

Freight shipping is the process of moving goods from one location to another via air, land or sea transport. A foundational aspect of the global economy, it can be used
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How to track LTL shipments

Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping rates among the most common cargo transport options, but the shipments are also quite challenging to track. Parcel systems are often unequipped to monitor individual pallets or
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Expedited shipping vs standard shipping

As the popularity of online shopping has grown over the last decade, delivery timelines have been shrinking. Growing demand for two-day and overnight shipping has created additional pressures along each
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How guaranteed-delivery shipping works

Shipping goods often involves several steps, and the cargo can change hands or vehicles along the way. With many moving pieces, transportation companies face challenges in estimating delivery time frames.
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How to increase tracking compliance 

Transportation and logistics companies need to track nearly everything they do to ensure adherence to government regulations and industry standards. Fleet managers and freight brokers rely on tracking compliance to
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How to ship furniture

If you’ve ever rearranged furniture or moved, you know that transporting furniture is a chore. Furniture is heavy, bulky and just plain difficult to pick up and move. But what
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Ship The Way You've Always Wanted

uShip helps you find and book with the right feedback-rated transporter who can haul your large items at the right price. Our technology makes rates and tracking transparent from pickup to delivery.