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UWL is a full service, asset-based, global third-party logistics company (3PL).

We are fully licensed and bonded to provide customs house brokerageair freightocean freight (FCL, LCL)bulk liquid logistics (including FlexiTanks), supply chain solutions and logistics services internationally.

We also operate World Distribution Services (WDS), and asset-based 3PL which provides warehousing and distribution services, inventory management and order fulfillment, and domestic truck brokerage (FTL/LTL). We use technology to tie these services together to provide worldwide integrated solutions.

UWL is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with additional management offices in North America and South America.



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  • Blank sailings will be more likely in coming months, here's why June 7, 2019
    Blank sailings may become more common in Q3 & Q4 Blank sailings are on the rise on the trans-Pacific trade lanes as carriers react to the impact of new U.S. tariffs which have slowed growth of U.S. imports from Asia.  The increased likelihood of missed sailings will continue into Q4 as carriers ready their vessels to comply […]
  • UWL Logistics Roundup | May 2019 May 30, 2019
    U.S.-China trade discussions broke down in May, leading to more tit-for-tat exchanges between the two nations. In this month's roundup, we'll take a deep dive into the latest trade war updates, plus take a look at what's happening in the world of logistics - from strikes to blank sailings and more.  
  • Shipping to Brazil: Q&A with Barbara Echelmeier May 21, 2019
    Barbara answers your burning questions about our Brazilian office, challenges of shipping to Brazil, and the benefits of choosing UWL as your Brazilian 3PL partner. Our Brazilian offices just celebrated their eighth year of operation, so we caught up with Barbara Echelmeier, Sales and Operations Manager at UWL Brazil, to learn more about shipping freight to Brazil […]
  • Update: Third tranche of Section 301 Tariffs will increase to 25% for Chinese goods exported to the US on or after May 10 May 13, 2019
    Update 5/10/2019 Good news for importers with freight on the water from China that is on List 3: USTR took the export date into account when implementing the new tariff increase.  USTR officially confirmed that Section 301 Tariffs on List 3 will rise to 25%, effective with respect to goods that are: Entered for consumption, […]
  • Update: Sixth Panama Canal draft restriction postponed to June 12, will impact USEC shipments May 6, 2019
    Recent rainfall in the Panama Canal watershed has led the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to postpone its sixth maximum draft restriction.  ACP announced that the draft restriction of 43 ft (13.11m) Tropical Fresh Water (TFW) for vessels transiting the Neopanamax locks, originally scheduled to be implemented on May 28, will be postponed to June 12.  The draft […]