uShip Partners For Risk Management, Compliance Data

Austin-based freight and shipping marketplace uShip has inked a partnership to provide better information on carrier compliance and risk, through a partnership deal with SaferWatch. uShip--which is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Benchmark Capital and DAG Ventures--said that the new partnership will provide a comprehensive and publicly available view of carrier authority, compliance monitoring and real-time service history, including access to current safety, insurance, and federal electronic records. Financial details of the partnership were not announced.