Sunday, January 10, 2010 - the eBay of Shipping Large Items

Link HT: Mad Economist
uShip is an online shipping marketplace that connects people with customer-reviewed transport companies that can move hard-to-ship items such as cars, motorcycles, horses, heavy equipment, households, boats and more. Transporters place competing bids to win a customer's business, which brings down delivery costs and makes shipping more affordable and efficient. Since the uShip site launched in 2004, more than $125 million in business has transacted on the site, which has a global presence with unique markets in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. uShip is a privately held company of 50 employees and is based in Austin, Texas.