Driver Interviews: Kevin Chadwick, 48 states in 40 days

Continuing our series of Driver Interviews, we got in touch with Kevin Chadwick of Teacher’s Pet Logistics, a Texas-based shipping outfit. A veteran of the 101st Airborne Division, Kevin has worked as a trucker for a few years after leaving the army back in 1997. He has since finished college and is now a physics Read more about Driver Interviews: Kevin Chadwick, 48 states in 40 days[…]

Driver Interviews: Kristy K’s Success Story

In years past, we’ve published a number of driver interviews on this blog. As the community keeps growing, we’re looking to make this a more regular feature. We’d like each transporter to be able to share their first-hand experience, good or bad, with everyone involved. This month, we spoke with Kristy Kokolakis of Open Road Read more about Driver Interviews: Kristy K’s Success Story[…]

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Transportation Service Tips: How to Choose a Driver

It seems like online marketplaces and auction sites offering transportation service are a dime a dozen these days. Each comes with its own quirks, and each set of rules takes some getting used to. If you’ve ever posted a shipment along one of CitizenShipper’s more popular routes, you might’ve felt overwhelmed by the number of Read more about Transportation Service Tips: How to Choose a Driver[…]

As the Sharing Economy Grows, Established Businesses Balk

By Ron Watson, Jr. On any given night, up to 40,000 people acquire private rooms in 30,000 cities across 192 countries through Airbnb, a digital service that connects those looking for affordable lodging with property owners wanting to profit by renting their unused living quarters. In seven years, Airbnb has become a titan of the sharing Read more about As the Sharing Economy Grows, Established Businesses Balk[…]

When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver

By Ron Watson, Jr. You’ve planned your move to the finest detail, but something has come up at the last moment that requires assistance from your driver. Your mover has gone through extraordinary weather to get your load delivered as expected. Or you must get cargo to a destination quickly and on time, without fail. Read more about When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver[…]

How To Ship a Sailboat

By Ron Watson, Jr. Piloting a sailboat can be great fun, but maintaining your craft is a daunting task. And transporting a vessel is one of the toughest chores a sailor can face. Size is the most important factor when considering shipping a sailboat, and not only its length. Masts on a standard 27 ft. Read more about How To Ship a Sailboat[…]

CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector

By Ron Watson, Jr. When David Zimmerman joined CitizenShipper as a pet hauler in December of last year, he anticipated delivering dogs, cats and similar cargo. He didn’t expect driving 25 hours with a 10-day-old Patas monkey in his charge. “I never in a million years dreamed I’d be delivering a baby monkey,” he said. Read more about CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector[…]

How to Ship a Powerboat

By Ron Watson, Jr. Powerboats are among the largest, most valuable cargo that can be shipped over the road. If you’re looking at shipping a powerboat, it’s crucial to pick the right driver – especially their credentials, feedback and experience. Powerboat shipping also requires the right equipment as well as industry-grade block and tackle. Add Read more about How to Ship a Powerboat[…]

Ted Delivered Safely to New Owner

After a long road home, Ted has arrived into the waiting arms of his new owner. “We got him to Cape Coral, Fla., around midnight,” said CitizenShipper driver David Zimmerman. “I think the owner was as relieved as we were that he finally made it there.” Ted was temporarily held in an Indiana kennel after Read more about Ted Delivered Safely to New Owner[…]