Fees Waived for Texas and Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

At CitizenShipper we’ve been shocked at the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and our thoughts go out to all the victims of this terrible event. We want to do what we can to help with the relief efforts and so as part of this we’re waiving all CitizenShipper booking deposit fees for all shipments going Read more about Fees Waived for Texas and Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief[…]

Escrow updates make payment easier for drivers and shippers

A new Escrow service will make it easier for CitizenShipper drivers and customers to finish their transactions once the shipment is complete. Beginning this month, shippers now have the ability to pay for the entire shipment with a credit card and drivers will begin receiving payment directly into their bank accounts. Drivers will also have Read more about Escrow updates make payment easier for drivers and shippers[…]

Friends, strangers worked to reunite man, dog separated during accident

By Ron Watson Jr. She’d helped reunite estranged pets with owners before, but when CitizenShipper Customer Service Manager Jennifer Buchanan learned of Tyler Keller and his puppy Addie’s plight, she knew the situation was unique. The pair were separated after a car accident in Colorado resulted in Tyler being transported to hospitals in Colorado and Read more about Friends, strangers worked to reunite man, dog separated during accident[…]

Paralyzed college student, Blue Heeler puppy reunite after car wreck, 1,200 mile separation

By Ron Watson, Jr. Tyler Keller is grateful to be alive. Headed to a college visit last March, he lost control of his car on wet pavement and plunged down a cliff in Douglas Pass, CO, resulting in a broken back, brain trauma, and a punctured lung. Waking up in a hospital ICU, he recognized Read more about Paralyzed college student, Blue Heeler puppy reunite after car wreck, 1,200 mile separation[…]

Client trust, emerging markets key to future of the sharing economy

By Ron Watson, Jr. As technology evolves and mainstream consumers embrace the values of the sharing economy, many analysts expect the idea to spread to new markets and avenues. But because the sharing economy relies almost exclusively on digital outfits (not brick-and-mortar locations) the average person’s willingness to trust the person at the other end Read more about Client trust, emerging markets key to future of the sharing economy[…]

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[…]

The Sharing Economy Puts Business, Profit in Your Hands

By Ron Watson, Jr. The recent phenomenon of the sharing economy, which allows everyday people to sell services, rent underused valuables, and monetize durable goods they no longer need, has become the fastest growing digital business concept in the past ten years. In 2013, Forbes magazine estimated the sharing economy pulled in more than $3.5 Read more about The Sharing Economy Puts Business, Profit in Your Hands[…]

Beeline Pet Transport steps up to reunite accident victim and Blue Heeler puppy

  Deanna and Todd Lillard, owners of Beeline Pet Transport, have volunteered their services to help reunite Tyler Keller and his Blue Heeler puppy, Addie. Tyler was in a severe motor vehicle accident in Colorado two months ago and had to leave Addie with caretakers when he was transported to his home state of Michigan Read more about Beeline Pet Transport steps up to reunite accident victim and Blue Heeler puppy[…]

Search on for drivers willing to help reunite paralyzed man and puppy

CitizenShipper is looking for drivers able to donate their services to reunite Tyler Keller, who was paralyzed in a vehicle accident in March, and his dog, Addie. Keller was driving on wet roads in Douglas Pass, CO, when his car plummeted down a cliff, ejecting he and Addie. A motorist found Addie huddled against a Read more about Search on for drivers willing to help reunite paralyzed man and puppy[…]

CitizenShipper joins tech incubator Capitol Factory

  CitizenShipper announced this week it has joined prestigious tech incubator Capitol Factory. Located in downtown Austin, TX, Capitol Factory allows web-based companies to connect with mentors, technologists, and ideas under one roof. Capitol Factory has partnered with tech giants Google, AT&T and several other companies. It has also hosted President Obama, Sen. Ted Cruz Read more about CitizenShipper joins tech incubator Capitol Factory[…]