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uShip, Inc. (founded in 2003) is located in Austin, TX. uShip is an online auction marketplace for shipping. It uses a reverse auction system where users typically list large or awkward items (pets, cars, boats, etc.). 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Skyline from Town Lake Austin is the capital of the state of Texas, within the United States of America. ... The online auction business model is one in which participants bid for products and services over the internet. ... Shipping is the transport of cargo between seaports by ships, typically large steel vessels powered by diesel engines or steam turbine plants. ... A reverse auction (sometimes called a procurement auction or tender) is a type of auction in which the role of the buyer and seller are reversed. ...

uShip claims that their reverse auction model helps to reduce shipping costs because drivers compete against each other to fill empty space in their trucks. uShip also claims that their feedback rating system builds trust and credibility between drivers and those who are listing shipments.


As of early 2006, uShip averages about 1600 listings on their website. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ...

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