uShip UK Featured in HISTORY’S Real-Life Series ‘Shipping Wars’

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'Shipping Wars' follows six independent transporters who competitively bid to deliver oversized, bulky loads found on uShip, the world’s largest transport marketplace.

News Image (, the world’s largest and most trusted transportation and shipping marketplace, is serving as the backdrop of “Shipping Wars,” HISTORY’s original reality series that airs tonight, Monday 4 March at 10pm. Viewers can catch the programme on SKY: HISTORY 529 & 530 (+1) or Virgin: HISTORY 234

“Shipping Wars” follows six independent transporters who regularly use uShip as a source of new and repeat business. The carriers use uShip’s bidding platform to engage in fierce competition to deliver uShip-sourced oversized and bulky loads. But no delivery is too big for these professionals, whether it’s hauled on a truck/trailer combination, a White Man Van or a classic lorry.

“Shipping Wars” promo videos and preview clips, including a uShip Webisode, can be viewed on the HISTORY’s UK site ( or on uShip’s Shipping Wars show page at: (

“Haulage and delivery is a tough, competitive business,” said Lupo Westerhuis, General Manager, uShip Europe. “’Shipping Wars’ gives viewers a glimpse into the life of the independent American trucker, the unpredictable job they face, and how they turn the unshippable into the ‘uShip-able,’ whether they’re a rookie hauler or seasoned veteran. We’re thrilled that the interesting characters, competitive bidding and compelling loads found on will be a part of this HISTORY series.”

Since 2004, has been a source for transporters delivering everything from haulage to household goods and vehicles to horses. Nearly 350,000 registered transporters worldwide have placed over 11 million bids and conducted nearly £250 million in business on the site while earning 98% positive feedback from customers, making it the most trusted transportation and shipping marketplace available.

Check out HISTORY’s brief descriptions of the cast here:

“Shipping Wars” is produced by Megalomedia for A&E Networks. Executive producer is Jonathan Nowzaradan. Co-executive producers are Tom Mireles, Jeff Keels and Graham Davidson. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant, and Neil A. Cohen.

About uShip: is the world’s largest and most trusted transportation marketplace primarily serving the freight, household goods and vehicle shipping markets. Consumers and businesses can compare and book upfront quotes, name their own price or receive auction style bids from thousands of customer-reviewed Transportation Service Providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers. Launched in 2004, Austin-based uShip operates globally with localized sites in the 18 countries and regions on five continents.

Media contact:
Amar Patel
10 St John Street
United Kingdom
E-Mail: apatel(at)uship(dot)com
Tel: +44 (0) 208 123 5154

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