An Amazing Journey…

Matt Chasen, uShip founder and Board member Today I’m officially announcing that after 14 years, I’m stepping down from my role as CEO at uShip, the online shipping marketplace I founded in 2003. I will remain on our Board and continue to guide and advise the company along with our other Directors. Ultimately, this frees… Read More

On the Marc, Step #3 – Getting Your CDL and Jumping Behind the Wheel

If you plan to drive a commercial vehicle or combination of vehicles with gross vehicle weight rating over 26,000 lbs, you need your CDL — or Commercial Driver’s License. I recommend a Class A CDL.  There are other endorsements as well for things like Air Brakes, Mazmat, Doubles and Triples and then Passengers.  Please refer… Read More

On the Marc: How To Start a Successful Trucking Business

  Over the summer, a CNN Money article ran that was titled “Tons of trucking jobs…that nobody wants.“ It basically claimed that during tough economic times with high unemployment,  Americans should be jumping at the chance to work – including trucking, but that with a driver shortage, it seems it’s a job nobody wants. True, there is a shortage… Read More