By Kellie Lynch We are experts in the Trans-Atlantic Trade Lanes, and we are ready to serve you. Complete service package – UWL offers logistics, customs house brokerage, forwarding and European transport services from A to Z.  Our strong agent network with agent offices in each European country gives us unrivalled ability to transport any […]

Construction, rail-car shortages and a hazardous cargo incident in August are hampering operations at Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert and increasing dwell times. Several ocean carriers have announced revised vessel schedules in response to the mounting delays at Prince Rupert. Maersk Line will be diverting cargo for its TP9 service from Prince Rupert to Vancouver. The […]

Companies looking for solutions for bulk liquid shipping in the food industry should consider the UWL FlexiTank for products such as edible oils, corn syrup, fructose, and wine. The benefits of our FlexiTank system are wide ranging, and UWL is proud to offer this service for our diverse clients. Let’s take a moment to look […]

The Indian Government is in the process of streamlining several indirect taxes into a single Goods and Service Tax (GST). As a result, inland haulage charges rendered within India are subject to GST of 18 percent, subject to change per Indian regulations. The GST, which is replacing the former service tax of 15 percent, applies […]

Container throughput across the globe has picked up pace in 2017, compared to 2015 and 2016, according to industry analyst Drewry. In its latest Container Insights Weekly data, Drewry noted that nearly all major trade routes, including Asia-North American West Coast and Asia-North American East Coast, have made contributions to the volume growth. Asia-Mediterranean routes […]

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are gearing up for peak season, which means that gate congestion and equipment issues are expected to become more pronounced in the coming months. In an interview with the Journal of Commerce (JOC), Weston LaBar, executive director of the Harbor Trucking Association, described the anticipated congestion as […]

The aftermath of a cyber-attack on APM Terminals all over the world is approaching its fourth week, as truckers continue to report delays at the gates. The attack occurred on June 27, and is believed to have been an attempt to wipe company computers completely, according to the Journal of Commerce (JOC). APM’s ability to […]

A combination of factors are contributing to significant delays in shipping traffic through various ports in Western Europe. The recent carrier alliance shakeups and increasing deployment of newer, larger ships have caused backlogs at port terminals, railways and barge terminals, as the storage & handling capacity has not yet adapted to the new cargo schedules […]

By Kellie Lynch UWL is now incorporating bulk liquid transloading into its scope of logistics services.  Transferring bulk liquid between a wide range of units, including ISO tanks, FlexiTanks, rail cars, and packaged units is now easy and affordable with our new rail sided transloading services.  If you are unfamiliar with transloading, it is the […]

COSCO and Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. have made a joint offer to purchase OOCL for $6.3 billion, a move that would create the second largest ocean carrier to serve the United States. Mediterranean Shipping Co. would continue on as the largest carrier, with 9.9 percent of all US exports and imports. The combined […]

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