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Kaargo Launches University Vertical at Arizona State University     Dec 20, 2015

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our university vertical with Arizona State University (ASU), the largest and most innovative university in the country as ranked by US News and World Report. Kaargo is honored to work with the ASU community, campus and students to drive usage and awareness of the Kaargo consumer to consumer shipping platform. Kaargo promotes a more conscious, sensible, collaborative and productive [...]



Arizona State University’s (ASU) Startup Summit     Sep 25, 2015

On September 11, Kaargo CEO Sarayu Srinivasan was the keynote speaker at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Startup Summit. The Startup Summit brings together ASU’s most passionate entrepreneurs, social innovators and change makers at a university wide conference. The keynote began with Sarayu’s path from venture capitalist to entrepreneur and the conception and founding of Kaargo to a packed audience of over 350 students from [...]



New Features: Radius & My Favorite Routes Debut! Earn More. Get Instant Trip...     Sep 14, 2015

We’re proud to announce our two latest features, Radius and My Favorite Routes. Radius allows Drivers to find Shipments within a specified radius of their origin or destination cities. With the Radius feature, Drivers can see all the Shipments that need delivery within a defined area to allow them to carry and deliver multiple shipments. To use Radius, simply Browse Shipments between your stated cities as normal. Once the Shipments listing [...]



A Nation of Drivers: Make holiday weekends work for you-celebrate with Kaargo.     Aug 31, 2015

During Labor Day weekend alone it is estimated by AAA that over 41 million people will be traveling in a motor vehicle (a car, truck or SUV), with the average traveler journeying almost 600 miles round trip. We are a nation of drivers. Many of us take road trips as a chance to escape from reality without having to get on a plane or cross an ocean. Whether it’s New York, Dallas, Boston or Los Angeles, somebody’s probably already going [...]



Hello Students! Road trips, Vacations, and College! Oh My! Back-to-school Kaargo...     Aug 19, 2015

It’s mid-August; summer is almost over, school is around the corner and it is one of the most hectic months of the year.. Many of us are still in “vacation mode” but we’re all worrying about going back to the dorm, or trying to find a new place before the semester starts. (And dealing with new roommates, new situations, new jobs, new lives…stress!!!) Whether we are filling our cars with vacation items, suitcases, or college essentials [...]


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Want a more personalized shipping experience? Then, forget using a standard...     Aug 4, 2015

Everyone is familiar with the experience of needing to ship something important and either having to go to the drug store followed by the post office or a commercial carrier’s office and in the process, buying out yet another boring, wasteful, and expensive box, buying (or bringing) tape, twine, and bubble wrap to pack your things and then handing them off to who knows whom to potentially – emerge late, broken or mishandled and [...]



Need to Ship something? Do it smarter, more efficiently and more cleanly-use Kaargo!     Jul 23, 2015

Every day, tens of millions of items are shipped or sent to different areas of our great country. At the same time, millions of Americans are already traveling in their cars, vans, trucks or rentals to the same places that these very items are heading or being shipped! There’s got to be a better way! Imagine the positive environmental impact that would occur if every driver used the extra space in their car to help ship packages and items that [...]



New Girl in Town, Kaargo Video, Tips     Jul 15, 2015

Kaitlin is our resident blogger, writer and all around journo. Kaitlin is originally from New York, currently beginning her senior year at Fordham University. She is majoring in Communications and Journalism and is a social media intern for Kaargo. She recently returned home from a semester studying in Rome, Italy, where she did not learn how to speak Italian very well, but did learn the best ways to take extra carry-on bags on planes [...]



Two Introductions!     Jun 20, 2015

Unveiling our latest feature…ANY. With this feature, typing ANY into one of the search boxes (both for Trips and Shipments) and a specific city in the other will pull up everything associated with your specific search and that city so that you can see any listings along that specific route. For example, if you are driving from Portland, Maine to Rehoboth Beach, DE and looking for shipments destined for Rehoboth Beach, DE the ANY function will [...]



Get the latest Kaargo news here on our blog.     Apr 23, 2015

Hello World! Welcome to Kaargo! We hope Kaargo will be a useful and valuable platform for any drive (long or short) you take, for anywhere you want to ship in the US, and for anything you want to ship. And, perhaps, in the process of shipping and tripping, you’ll make a friend or two. In other words, Kaargo is a community. And we believe in the power of community. When you ship using Kaargo, you are getting personalized care and handling [...]