Shipping Wars on A&E. BAD REVIEWS are in about uShip

Jan 11, 2012

If you check facebook and sites like this: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/shipping-wars-tv-review-280124#comments you will see A&E screwd-da-pooch.

Not Uship either: Thats it! Let the whole world into our world without any regulations or licensing. Sick of this! For better service without getting ripped off by Uship, I highly recoomend you use ShipAlmostAnything.com instead.

NOT uship: ""… All you need is a laptop and a trailer," the narrator says in the show's lead in, "and you're a shipping company."" I posed this question to Ray LaHood to see if this was the case. I guess DOT licensing, insurance and inspections are not needed. Forgetabouddit. No need to keep a log book for following the HOS rules and since you are not licensed, you don't need to claim taxes. Other americans will pay your tax burden for you. Go out there, you got a laptop and trailer? You are now a trucker!

NO SHIP: WOW this show makes uship look really bad. They take advantage of people trying to make a living . All you need is a lap top and the race to the bottom begins. Who ever desperate enough gets the job .Maybe these wanabe truckers should go to work for a real company and they wouldn't have to compete with bottom feeders. NOT A SHOW FOR REAL TRUCKERS.

timallen: You said that! I can not believe they stoop to make a show about this.

We actually had the opportunity of using uship.com when our grandmother passed away and needed to have our 5th generation hutch shipped across the country. We had heard great reviews about the uship as a viable solution for shipping. As it turned out, our truck driver was Roy Garber.

First off the hutch was to be deliver Monday morning. He ended up showing at our place late Wednesday night. He started off by whining and complaining about all the delays he had encountered on our shipment.

When he finally took a break from taking about all the hardships he had encountered, he did provide as little as possible help getting the unit off his unit. He was not at all interested in helping us bring the antique hutch in our house unless we 'compensated him' as he put it.

When we looked over the hutch we notice a quite a few scratch and a couple of large dings on of the side and the front of the hutch. He claimed that the hutch 'was like that when he picked it up'. Funny this wasn't noted in the bill of lading.

The next thing is he tried to negotiate to have us pay more for shipping than his original bid. He said that if he had known it was going to be 'that much hassle' that he would of bidd for more. When we ask about the penalty for being over 2 1/2 days late on our delivery, he said that he could knock 'a couple of hundred bucks off the bid price if we promised to give a favorable bid on uship in order to give him a favorable review.

Then when this was all done he stood there with his hand out expecting a tip. He said 'wll you would tip the pizza delivery man wouldn't you'

So when Roy Garber says 'you get what you far for' he is speaking from experience. Remember this and stick to the professionals and call ShipAlmostAnything.com

Fuzziemitten2: Wow that sounds like such a terrible experience I'm so sorry! Like seriously, holding ur hand out asking for a tip "cause you tip the pizza guy" even though your item was delivered damaged, and he was late AND he wouldn't help you move it inside unless you paid him more?! Thats unbelievable. Seriously hope this show ruins his "shipping career"..might as well cause sounds/looks like he sucks *** at it.

Madmikeyyyyy: These people are ALL Idiots. None of them even own a pallet jack? WTF? When you need a dolly You have to go buy wheels to make one? WTF ? Can't even Siphon Fuel,he cut a hose that was about the perfect length in half ,DUH !

F3600h: This show is very upsetting to watch. This just makes us real Transportation specialist's look very bad. These guys are no where near professional enough. Bidding low,running out of fuel !! Then he put off road diesel in his truck to boot. This show must be a comedy.

David Knowles: Given all the contestants do during the program, I'm not sure this show is the best ad for UShip.

Fuzziemitten2: I'm a storage war fan so I thought I'd check this out, but roy pissed me off so much within the first 5 minutes of him being on screen I could hardly stay focused. His personality is so disgusting idk why the producers thought he'd be a good addition to the show. Ugh such an ***

Not Uship either: I would highly recommend using ShipAlmostAnything.com instead. These producers mad eit look like the lowest bidder automatically won the auction. That is not how it works. I laughed when the trucker showed up to pick up the phone booth and did not come prepared. I guess if the shipper and trucker had open comunication (like they have on ShipAlmostAnything.com) this never would have happened.

Can you say train wreck?

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Facebook comments:

Latest comments about "Shipping Wars"

Ron Parrett: Shipping Wars – Worst program ever on TV. Lose it soon!

Kevin Carter: From a real truck driver perspective shipping wars was really bad, bad for business and our reputation. It's hard enough to make a decent living out there already without these knuckleheads turning it into some kind of price war game for the sake of entertainment. The object of the game, let's work as *** as we possibly can and for as cheap as we can, doesn't sound very smart to me. I got a family to feed without this kind of nonsense.

Tony Talarico: A&E the vote is in and so are the REVIEWS your new show SHIPPING WARS SUCKS. Just read what the FANS have to say but I bet we will hear from all the newspapers and different media outlets it was GREAT. If its so great send it to them on DVD and cancel the show on tv it BLOWS

Rusty Fugitt: So far Shipping Wars is boring. I hope the incompetence is just an act for entertainment. Who sucks diesel into thier mouths anyway?

Laura Lee Wong: I lasted 3 min on Shipping Wars…gawdawful.

Stacey Arnold: Staged. ALL staged!

Jada Johnson: Shipping wars was bad. They make legit shipping companies look bad and incompetent especially Jarrett.

Kim DeLange Mora: Shipping Wars is horrible and Storage Wars Texas is the worst!!!! Seriously? Where did they find these people? Nabila is not a good addition to the show. Leave it alone! We like the originals!!!

Angela Christopher Browning: Watched storage wars original, NOT shipping wars or storage wars texas.

Michelle Eldridge Blanchard: Just watched Shipping Wars. Is anyone else upset that these people are driving these trucks and NOT wearing their seatbelts? You would think the producers would be a little more responsible.

Hollie Pittman Reynolds: Trying to watch shipping wars.. ok, well, some of the items are cool, but, the show is boring.. channel flip time!!

Susan Tely-Carey: Jeez, this show looks lame on the commercials, why would I actually watch it???

Griffin Collins: Where is the, This show is lame, sticker

Michael D. Thomas: ITS DUMB

Alexandra Diana Sehorn: shipping wars *** but i loooovvve storage wars!♥

Nathaniel Cornelisse: thank god there is new Auction hunters on during shipping wars hahahaha

Mike Sauber: I'm a retired professional truck driver. I turned this *** off after 4 minutes. Just what the industry needs is *** stuff like this so the general population thinks less of us than they already do!

Chad Chaffin: When will the "Shipping Wars- Cancelled" sticker be available?

Gina Taylor Crumpton: Don't like Texas and don't like Shiiping Wars. I love the original, Dave and all. The diff personalities is what makes it work. But just b/c the original works doesn't mean the clones will. Stick to what works!

Greg Skidmore: Really can't stand SW Texas, Shipping wars doesn't interest me. Love SW LA.

Monica Parks: I love Storage Wars and have grown to like Texas..They however can keep Shipping Wars..I didn't care for that at all..

Rusty Clements: Shipping Wars pretty good….But here's the downside…..You will have every *** and his dog think they're shippers now…..Lmao

Daniel Keating: Shipping wars is lame

Jane Cunningham: They can keep Shipping Wars and Storage Wars Texas THEY BOTH SUCK!!!! I love the orginal Starage Wars!!!!

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Anonymous

2 days ago

Shipping wars is a joke... Truckers on this show is a joke . No license on trucks and no log books etc, I am upset that this producer thinks this is cool maybe his show should be sued for faking what it takes to be a trucker. The show needs to get it right like log books , dot and mc numbers, insurance ,medical card etc if you show fake *** than you need to be shut down and sued . As a producer maybe the federal dept should shut you down for fake unlicensed vehicle's and trucker's (bad portrayal ).

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Anonymous

Jul 08

Dusty needs to be taken off the show. His language is horrible and he just is awful

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hwyrunr

Jun 07 Asheboro, North Carolina

all storage wars shows suck, all are very badly scripted. i for one luv all the shipping wars shows, yes their scripted to, but some of the drama they air on t.v portrays real issues to what we all in the transportation business deal with in real life on any given day. And the reason that they don't drag out the fact of all the particulars with the actual shipping business because of many reasons, one it would take to long to get every t.v watcher of the show on the same page to where they'll truly understand it, and it would take any from the entertainment of the show itslef. Secondly the producers of the show are figuring that there are those of you that watch the show and whom are already in the logistics field business or at best had your hands in it at some point of your life & you already know what you need to do the job correctly & professional & you know that with anything else you only get better with time & experience. i for one really like & enjoy the show & i am sure that i'm not alone.

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uship sucks

Jan 25

anonymity brings the worst people. if someone can hide behind a computer or a veil of secrecy like uship, you will get the evilest of the evil. legit shippers have a location, address, website, legal name, tax #, phone number, reputation, hard references (not fake anonymous feedback). similar to the ebay experience of today, where the sellers get screwed and extorted all the time from the buyers who cannot get negative feedback (sellers cannot call a buyer what they are or tell of their horrible experience while the lousy buyers can slam away, ebay protects their precious evil buyers .... sounds like uship)
the best thing you can do for these evil websites is do not patronize them. also use them to drive traffic to your own website and pay no fees and avoid their buyers rating you (with the threat of extortion if you do not give into their evil demands).

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JimH

Jan 23

It is a TV show. Entertainment. Not a documentary series. Get a life. I guess the fact your sorry life has not been picked up by a TV Show bothers you, oh well.

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hwyrunr

Jun 07 Asheboro, North Carolina

Right on JimH you said it right there, i was just about t do the same u have been driving long haul for nearly 14 years and theres nothing wrong with the show, their real people doing a honest days work. and to all those nay sayers if you know anything about business, especially if you want to get into the transportation business & this is what you want to get into & your low on funds and/or capital, this is exactly what you need to do to get started, start from the bottom & work your way up until you can find other means to fulfill your American dream of having your own transportation Logistics business. i wish all them on shipping wars all the best. and to the family & friends of Roy Gerber i am sorry for your loss. i had the honor of meeting roy last year a few times while out on the road myself, he was a great guy, alittle rough at times but honest, hard working and a real good guy none the less. he will be surely missed. God bless Roy, see you in heaven.

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Anonymous

Jan 20

Female trucker is hot. I would do her

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Ron

Jan 18 Kalamazoo, Michigan

There's a story floating around on Facebook that Roy did die but haven't seen anything solid yet about if the story is true or false. This was right from the Shipping Wars Facebook group.
Doing a search is how I found this site.

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mighty moe

Dec 28, 2013 Florida City, Florida

as a member of uship I must admit that there is more to the reality than you see on tv, manyt are fly by night and yes illegal. All states for dot commercial regulation require a commercial drivers license (CDL) personal trucks can be used for they're own tangible property (not for hire) If you accept money in return for service it is a business (commercial) and under usdot regulations are required to have a commercial drivers license to legally conduct business as well as commercial insurance and comply to all dot regulations including a dot number on the cab of your vehicle, many do not do this to avoid having to stop at weigh stations to produce the necessary documents or traffic stop where they tell the officers that is is they,re property to avoid the legal aspects required. Legally an insurance company does not have to pay for damaged property if the shipper is acting outside of the law, that is criminal and a civil matter, by using this process your loss is what you get. Yes the bidding is a game many play and many fail regularly and lose everything because they cannot survive running their vehicle to death for pennies on the dollar with no real income and many who use uship fall victim to the the problems these drivers have because they do not have the money to maintain properly road worthy vehicles to support they're business, many of the vehicles are in a sad state of repair and uninspected as required by usdot regulations for commercial use, many are even... Show more

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mighty moe

Dec 28, 2013 Florida City, Florida

USHIP does not care because they get a percentage of every transaction, they believe they cannot be held liable for the drivers they use they are wrong, they can be held 100% liable under Federal laws for not legally verifying the legality of the businesses, licenses and insurances that are promoted on they're site for use in interstate commerce, they in fact promote illegal activity by not doing so. They're TOS means nothing to a judge or the law.Use good sense in dealing with anyone that you do not know for any reason. As far as TV goes what do you expect? Just because you see something on Tv does not make it real, they make money by winning you over through ratings and ads and will do whatever they can to do do it. If you really believe what you see on TV then this world is really in trouble.

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Anonymous

Jan 25

evil people destroy everything they touch, NOT EVERYONE, JUST THE EVIL ONES WHICH IS ABOUT 97% OF ALL PEOPLE GLOBALLY AND ABOUT 50% OF AMERICANS, OF COURSE THAT DOES INCLUDE THE SOUTH AMERCIAN ALIEN POPULATION. THEY ARE AS WE KNOW EVIL TO THE CORE, LAWBREAKERS, AND DESTROY OUR NATION WITH THEIR EVERY THOUGHT WORD DEED AND ACTION BLATANTLY EVERYDAY. THAT IS ONE GROUP WE CAN HANG THE EVIL SIGN ON STRAIGHT OUT. MOST IMMIGRANTS TO THE USA FROM OTHER PLACES FALL INTO THIS GROUP ALSO. EVEN THOUGH THEY COME HERE LEGALLY (ALL THOSE FROM 2ND AND 3RD WORLD COUNTRIES), THEY STILL ARE HERE TO USE TAKE STEAL AND ROB GOOD AMERICANS. COMPLETELY EVIL. FIRST WORLD IMMIGRANTS BRING MONEY BRAINS AND BENEFITS, THEY DO NOT FALL INTO THE EVIL GROUP ALTHOUGH SOME DO WHO AGAIN USE TAKE ROB AND STEAL AND STEP ON OTHERS TO MAKE A LIVING AND TAKE JOBS FROM GOOD AMERICANS. AS YOU CAN SEE THE EVIL ONES IN AMERICA ARE MOST THOSE WHO SHOULD NOT BE HERE. IF WE GOT RID OF THEM AMERICA WOULD IMMEDIATELY BE A MUCH BETTER PLACE AND THE EVIL LEVEL WOULD SHRINK SIGNIFICANTLY. IN THE USA TOTAL POPULATION, ABOUT 70% WHICH INCLUDES ALL ALIENS AND MOST IMMIGRANTS ARE EVIL. OF THAT GROUP ABOUT 70% ARE ACTUALLY AMERICANS. FROM ACTUAL AMERICANS THE EVIL QUOTENT IS ABOUT 50% GOOD AND 50% EVIL. IF WE GOT RIDE OF THE EVIL ONES, THERE WOULD BE NO PROBLEMS, WE GOOD PEOPLE WOULD ALL BE IN PARADISE. :)
USHIP IS A SITE FILLED WITH INEXPERIENCED
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Linda

Dec 24, 2013 London, Ontario

It's just scripted reality television. These are actors, as all reality shows are. The shows are scripted and they have to make a show out of it, no matter what, they need a nice girl, a rude person, a *** person and in between. The bad person is usually the one that keeps the drama going on, mainly to keep ratings up. This show if a female driver drove up to my place and asked someone else to unload something like Jennifer does all the time, I'd tell them to hit the road. She's not a professional, she's a ditz actress wannabe. To never want to unload anything on her own, well that's the first sign. Never prepared. The entire show is based on not being prepared.

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Chris

Dec 11, 2013

I just watch to see Jen.

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Bob

Oct 05, 2013 Vancouver, Washington

Cole, think you need to watch closer.Ever notice how many miles one driver covers a day? 500 is the limit except in event of weather and actualley its the hours that are extended not the miles unless team driving and the 500 is exceeded a lot.Jarretts one rig had no dot numbers on the door. Not sure what show your watching.

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Bob

Oct 05, 2013 Vancouver, Washington

You know the majority of this show is rigged. Roy wouldn't last two weeks in the real worl of shipping. Anyone watching Jarrett load and secure it would not hire him. The only one I would give a shot was the husband/wife team. Then the young couple not running a log book and the cop letting them go. That rig should have been shut down at the closest, safest spot and the drivers fined. Was it a real cop? He really can't let them contnue. Driving is my proffesion and at 25 years of friving semis, single axles before that and not an accident or speeding ticket. Over weights were the only four tickets since 1975
This show is a blow to the proffesionals driving and I don't mean *** outlaw drivers running truck stop to truck stop.

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Anonymous

Jul 30, 2013 Naples, Florida

This show is pretty awesome. ALOT better than Storage Wars. Looks like the *** who posted this hasent even watched the show. Uship is legit, ive seen it. All you *** haters can go suck one

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Anonymous

Jul 16, 2013 Montreal, Quebec

i think this show is hilarious all you faggots that dont like it should suck my ballz

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