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Unishippers Celebrates 30 Years of Saving SMBs Time, Trouble, and Money
While Unishippers has thrived and continues to look for ways to innovate, its continued focus on providing high-level customer service and reliable savings remains the same. (March 14, 2017)
Unishippers Global Logistics Recognizes Nine Top Carrier Partners
Nine Carrier of the Year awards were presented at Unishippers annual Convention in January. The awards recognized carrier partners that were instrumental in Unishippers success in 2016. (February 2, 2017)
Unishippers Global Logistics Recognized as a Top Veteran-Friendly Franchise
"The company strengthens as a whole when veterans choose to integrate their experience and leadership skills within the franchise," said Kevin Lathrop, CEO and President of Unishippers Global Logistics. (October 28, 2016)
Five Important, Often-Misunderstood Facts About Shipping Insurance
A recent survey Unishippers conducted found that more than 70 percent of small-to-mid-sized business respondents do not have a clear understanding of how Carrier's Limits of Liability work or how to correctly determine when purchasing shipment insurance is needed. (October 20, 2016)
Unishippers Global Logistics Sends Out Helpful Holiday Shipping Reminders
The holiday seasons brings with it increased shipping volumes, potential weather delays, service guarantee modifications and more. Unishippers provides helpful tips to businesses to help ensure a cheerful and efficient holiday shipping season. (October 4, 2016)
Rapidly Growing Unishippers Global Logistics Announces Changes to Executive Team
Unishippers announces that CEO Dan Lockwood has made the decision to transition into a newly created role as Executive Chairman. Current President Kevin Lathrop is promoted to CEO & President of the third-party logistics company. (September 14, 2016)
Launch Logistics Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America by Inc. Magazine for Second Year in a Row
Launch Logistics, LLC – a subsidiary of Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC – was named to the 35th annual Inc. 5000 list at no. 2450, with 146 percent growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. In only four years, Launch Logistics has reached $43.6 million in annual sales revenue and tripled its workforce at its Salt Lake City office. (August 26, 2016)
Unishippers Global Logistics Sets Sights On Expansion in Southern California
Unishippers is seeking qualified entrepreneurs for more than 30 franchise territories in the Southern California area that recently came back on the market after being unavailable for more than two decades. (August 12, 2016)
Robert Rodgers Joins Unishippers Global Logistics as Chief Financial Officer
Unishippers appoints new Chief Financial Officer to help spearhead growth initiatives for the company's increasing portfolio of subsidiaries and to meet the demands of a complex industry. (June 10, 2016)
Unishippers Keeps the Pace in Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage List
For the seventh consecutive year, Unishippers earns a spot on Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms list, building on its reputation as a premier third party logistics provider and franchising opportunity. (April 18, 2016)
4 Ways Businesses Can Save Money on Inbound Shipping
Small and mid-sized business tend to focus on maximizing efficiency with outbound freight and often overlook inbound shipping as an opportunity to cut costs and improve efficiency. Unishippers has identified four steps that growing businesses can take to better manage their inbound shipping and, as a result, boost their bottom line. (April 11, 2016)
Unishippers Global Logistics Ranks No. 26 in Franchise Gator Top 100
For the third year in a row, Unishippers was named to Franchise Gator's List of Top 100 franchise opportunities - climbing 27 spots from last year's ranking to No. 26. (February 04, 2016)
Unishippers Global Logistics Honors Top Carrier Partners at Annual Convention
Eight Carrier of the Year awards were presented at Unishippers annual Convention in January. The awards recognized carrier partners that were instrumental in Unishippers success in 2015. (January 28, 2016)
Unishippers among Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winners for 7th Year in a Row
Awarded to franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction, the Franchise Business Review's annual list is a prestigious honor in the franchising world. Unishippers' high satisfaction ratings resulted in a spot on the Top 50 franchise list in the 250-Plus Unit Category and was No. 8 in the Business Services Category. (January 21, 2016)
Unishippers Global Logistics Enjoys Record-Breaking 2015
Unishippers continued to see growth in 2015, topping $451 million in annual revenue. Other 2015 highlights include a Top 200 Franchise 500 ranking, the launch of a new website and their subsidiary's rapid growth. (January 8, 2016)
Ridgemont Equity Partners Acquires Unishippers Global Logistics
Ridgemont Equity Partners, a middle market buyout and growth equity investor, announced the recapitalization of Unishippers Global Logistics. Unishippers is well positioned for continued growth though utilization of its market leading technology, strong national franchise network and strategic carrier relationships. (October 20, 2015)
Unishippers Ranks No. 159 on List of Top Revenue Producing U.S.-Based Franchises
Unishippers climbed seven spots in Franchise Times magazine's Top 200+ list in 2015, pointing largely to the company's record-breaking revenue growth in 2014. The list measures U.S. based franchise companies by year-end global sales across all company and franchised units. (October 16, 2015)
How Small- and Mid-Size Businesses Can Have a Happy Holiday Shipping Season
The holiday season can bring with it shipping snags due to an increase in shipping volumes and extreme weather. Unishippers provides helpful tips to businesses to help ensure a cheerful and efficient holiday shipping season. (October 8, 2015)
Unishippers Global Logistics Named a "Best for Vets" Franchise by Military Times
For the second consecutive year, Unishippers has been named a top franchise choice for U.S. Veterans based on company culture, performance, investment and support offered to former service members. (September 15, 2015)
Unishippers Honored for Fourth Consecutive Year in Annual "3PLs to Watch List"
For the fourth consecutive year Unishippers was named to Inbound Logistics magazine's annual Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Award "3PLs to Watch" list for 2015. (August 24, 2015)
Launch Logistics, Unishippers Subsidiary, Honored by Inc. Magazine as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America
In addition to exceeding revenue and hiring expectations, Launch Logistics, LLC – a subsidiary of Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC – was ranked No. 2317 on this year's Inc. magazine's annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies. (August 14, 2015)
Record Revenue, New Website Help Kick Off an Exciting July for Unishippers
With June bringing in record revenue of $44.4 Million, Unishippers continues to put their customers first by launching a new, user-friendly and information-rich website. (July 15, 2015)
Small- to Mid-Sized Businesses Find Powerful Advocate in Third Party Logistics Companies
Small-to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) face a series of challenges when handling shipping themselves. Unishippers has pinpointed the top six shipping challenges SMBs face today and how working with a 3PL can help solve them. (July 9, 2015)
Unishippers Helps Entrepreneurs Make Informed Choice Between Being a Logistics Agent or Franchisee
Unishippers simplifies the decision-making process for entrepreneurs with a detailed comparison chart that weighs the pros and cons of being either a logistics agent or a 3PL franchise owner. (May 15, 2015)
Quick Guide: How to Optimize SMB Shipping to Save Time and Money
Recognizing a pain-point of small- to mid-size businesses, Unishippers, one of the nation’s largest shipping resellers, offers money-saving advice in honor of small business week. (May 5, 2015)
Unishippers Global Logistics Climbs a Spot in 2015 Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage List
Unishippers was recognized in Transport Topics' "2015 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" for the sixth year in a row. Unishippers rose a spot and was ranked No.11 on this year's list. (April 17, 2015)
Salt Lake City Based Launch Logistics Aims to Fill 40 Jobs in 2015
In response to continued revenue growth, Launch Logistics, Unishippers subsidiary, announced their plans to accelerate hiring in 2015. The Salt Lake City based company aims to increase their workforce by 40 employees by the end of the year. (March 5, 2015)
Franchise Business Review Ranks Unishippers in Top 50 Franchises at No. 40
For the fourth consecutive year, Unishippers was named to Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchise Opportunities list. The Top Franchise awards are given annually to franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction ranking. (February 13, 2015)
Franchise Gator Ranks Unishippers on List of Top 100 Franchises of 2015
Unishippers was again named to Franchise Gator's Top 100 Franchises list in 2015. Franchise Gator.com ranked the top 100 franchises based on several key factors including financial stability, growth and sustainability. (February 9, 2015)
Spurred by Economic Rebound, Unishippers Has a Year for the Books in 2014
Unishippers finished the year with an impressive 12 percent increase in total revenue at $420 million after several months of record-breaking numbers in 2014, the launch of a new subsidiary company and the addition of 23 new franchise owners. (January 29, 2015)
2014 Carrier of the Year Awards Presented at Unishippers Annual Convention
Unishippers announced the names of its 2014 Carrier of the Year Award winners during its Annual Convention on January 15, 2015. Winners included: YRC Freight, Estes, A Duie Pyle, UPS Freight and AAA Cooper. (January 22, 2015)
Entrepreneur Magazine Distinguishes Unishippers as a Top Franchise in 2015
For the seventh year, Unishippers was recognized in the annual Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 list for 2015. Unishippers was ranked at number 335 on the overall list. (January 9, 2015)
Transport Topics "Top 50" Issue Recognizes Unishippers Global Logistics in Annual Ranking
Unishippers was recognized in Transport Topics' "2014 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" for the fifth year in a row. Unishippers was ranked No. 12 on this year's list. (December 2, 2014)
Unishippers Sells 10th National Franchise, Continues Strategic Development
Unishippers recently sold the company's 10th National franchise and is on pace to bring on a record number of 23 new owners by year end. The unique National franchise program allows franchisees to own and operate their business virtually anywhere in the country. (October 20, 2014)
'Tis the Season: How Small and Mid-Size Businesses Can Ship Smart Over the Holidays
With the start of the holiday season only a few months away, small and mid-size businesses should prepare early for the hectic holiday season. To help business shippers nationwide avoid lost, delayed or damaged shipments during the peak of the season, Unishippers has compiled holiday shipping tips for businesses to allow for a smooth, painless shipping season. (October 13, 2014)
Internal Promotions at One of the Nation's Largest 3PLs Signals Growth
Unishippers recently announced two key executive level promotions at its corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT. The promotions help better position the franchise company for continued growth in the wake of the creation of Unishippers' sister company. (October 8, 2014)
Unishippers Named to Utah's Top Workplaces 2014 List
Unishippers was recently ranked as one of the top 50 companies to work for in Utah. The ranking, published by the Deseret News, was compiled using employee responses via the career site, Glassdoor.com. (September 16, 2014)
How Businesses Can Adapt to New Dimensional Weight Pricing for Ground Shipments
By 2015, both FedEx and UPS will be implementing dimensional weight pricing for all ground shipments. Early predictions say that once the new pricing goes into effect, more than 30 percent of all ground shipments will be affected. Unishippers has compiled tips for business owners to help lessen the impact and decrease their cost of shipping. (September 11, 2014)
Unishippers Ranked on Inbound Logistics' Annual "3PL's to Watch" List for the Third Time
Unishippers was recently ranked for its outstanding customer service by Inbound Logistics as part of the magazine’s Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Award "3PLs to Watch" list for 2014. (August 11, 2014)
Unishippers Unveils New Subsidiary, Launch Logistics, on Route to Reach $1 Billion in Revenue
Unishippers officially started operating its new subsidiary, Launch Logistics, in Salt Lake City. Launch Logistics is intended to rapidly expand the company's salesforce and customer service expertise and operates alongside its accelerating franchise network, prompting further growth and hands-on learning that will benefit the entire franchise system. (August 5, 2014)
Unishippers Global Logistics Reports Record Monthly Revenue of $41.2 Million in June
Unishippers exceeded $40 million in monthly revenue for the second time in over 25 years, growing 1.5 percent since its record best month ever just this past March. (July 15, 2014)
Benefits of Specialized Shipping Services for Small to Midsize Businesses
Unishippers offers expert shipping advice to small businesses to take advantage of several specialized shipping services during the summer season. (June 3, 2014)
Unishippers Global Logistics Reports Record Monthly Revenue of $40 Million in March
For the first time in its over 25 year history, Unishippers broke $40 million in monthly revenue in March of 2014 and overall, the company  grew by 13.5 percent in revenue over the same period last year. (April 10, 2014)
Unishippers Achieves Franchise Business Review's Annual Franchisee Satisfaction Award
Unishippers announced its ranking at No. 39 on Franchise Business Reviews' 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards Top 200 Franchises list, including recognition in the Best of the Best in the Business Services category. (January 29, 2014)
Carrier of the Year Awards Presented at Unishippers Annual Convention
Unishippers announced the names of its 2013 Carrier of the Year Award winners during its Annual Convention on January 16, 2014. Winners included: YRC Freight, UPS Freight, AAA Cooper, Estes and Holland. (January 22, 2014)
Entrepreneur Magazine Distinguishes Unishippers as a Top Franchise in 2014
For the sixth year, Unishippers was recognized in the annual Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 list for 2014. Unishippers was ranked at number 172
on the overall list. (January 7, 2014)
Unishippers Global Logistics Recognized in Transport Topics 2013 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms Rankings
Unishippers was recognized in Transport Topics' "2013 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" for the fourth year in a row. Unishippers was ranked No. 10 on this year's list. (December 11, 2013)
Unishippers Introduces ShipStation Integration for its Customers
Unishippers recently entered into a relationship with ShipStation to offer their small business customers easier shipping solutions. ShipStation provides a
web-based software designed to help process, fulfill, and ship orders from online marketplaces and shopping carts. (November 12, 2013)
Unishippers Global Logistics Announces Winner of the Veterans Franchise Giveaway Contest
This Veterans Day, Unishippers announced the winner of their Veterans Franchise Giveaway contest. After careful evaluation and consideration, the Unishippers team selected U.S. Air Force veteran Terrance Turner from Niceville, FL as the winner. (November 11, 2013)
How Businesses Can Avoid Holiday Shipping Disasters
With the winter holiday season quickly approaching, the busy shipping rush for manufacturers and retailers is well underway. And small to mid-size
businesses are ramping up to ship thank-you gifts to loyal vendors and clients nationwide. (October 9, 2013)
Unishippers Global Logistics Selects Top Five Semifinalists for Veterans Franchise Giveaway Contest
This past May, Unishippers launched a Veterans Franchise Giveaway contest in collaboration with USA Cares to award a deserving, qualified military veteran
a free National Franchise. Through careful consideration, the Unishippers team has narrowed it down to the top five semifinalists. (September 24, 2013)
Unishippers Makes Prestigious Inc. 5000 List
Unishippers was listed as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States in the 2013 issue of Inc. magazine's Annual "Inc. 500 | 5000"
list. With a 39 percent increase in revenue over the past three years, Unishippers continues to establish itself as a leader in the third party logistics market.
(August 23, 2013)
Unishippers Recognized for Success in Annual "3PL's to Watch List"
For the second consecutive year, Unishippers was ranked on Inbound Logistics magazine's annual Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Award "3PLs
to Watch" list for 2013. (August 21, 2013)
National Third Party Logistics Company Offers Expert Shipping Advice on Insuring Freight Shipments
Insuring freight shipments is a wise investment that many shippers overlook. But purchasing insurance is something that every shipper should consider.
As a leading small and mid-size shipping business, Unishippers recommends the following tips for every business. (July 18, 2013)
Unishippers Announces Veterans Franchise Giveaway
Unishippers announced today the launch of a contest that will award a military veteran a free National Franchise. Unishippers' new National Franchise
model allows franchisees to run his or her business from anywhere in the country and serve B2B customers nationwide. (April 23, 2013)
Unishippers Introduces Online Full Truckload Quoting and Booking
Unishippers recently announced the launch of its newest online capability allowing customers to quote and order Full Truckload (FTL) with the ease of a
few clicks. (March 19, 2013)
Third Party Logistics Provider Recognized in 2012 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms Rankings
Unishippers was recognized in Transport Topics' "2012 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" for its third year in a row. Rising several spots since the 2011
ranking, Unishippers was ranked No. 7 on this year's list. (March 8, 2013)
Five Ways Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Can Save on Inbound Freight
Unishippers offers tips for controlling inbound freight costs and hassles. (March 4, 2013)
Unishippers Ranks #38 in Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchises
Unishippers announced it's ranking of No.38 in the more than 250 units category on the Franchise Business Reviews prestigious 2013 Top 50 franchises
list. The award is based on satisfaction ratings by franchise operators. (March 1, 2013)
Carrier of the Year Awards Presented at Unishippers Annual Convention
Unishippers recognized UPS Freight®, Saia®, AAA Cooper®, Estes and YRC Worldwide, Inc® as their 2012 Carrier of the Year Award winners during its
Annual Convention on January 18, 2013 in Orlando, FL. (February 06, 2013)