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Shippers want speed in moving cargo, accuracy in solving complex logistics challenges, and
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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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  • Decoding IMO 2020: Key Terms & Definitions August 23, 2019
    IMO, MGO, VLSFO... Oh my!  As if there weren't enough acronyms to remember in logistics already, IMO 2020 is chock-full of abbreviations and new terms.  We put together this quick guide of key terms, acronyms, and definitions to make understanding the new maritime fuel regulations a bit easier. 
  • IMO 2020: A Brief Overview [Whitepaper] August 12, 2019
    A new regulation limiting the sulfur content allowed in marine fuels is coming at the end of the year that will raise the cost of fuel for ocean carriers and impact sea freight rates on a global scale. Our brief whitepaper explores the current situation leading up to IMO 2020, the three main solutions carriers […]
  • Truce Over: Trump fires off new 10% tariff on $300 Billion worth of imports from China August 1, 2019
    U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Aug 1 announcing a new 10% tariff on the fourth list of $300 billion dollars worth of imports from China, effective Sept. 1.  This will add a tariff to just about all of the remaining imports from China that haven't already fallen victim to Section 301 duties.  […]
  • UWL Logistics Roundup | July 2019 July 31, 2019
    July brought us a brief respite from the escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China.  While the two nations have yet to reach an agreement, there has been a ceasefire on new tariffs (for now) and talks are expected to continue in September.  That doesn't mean this year's trans-Pacific peak shipping season will go […]
  • CHILE: Potential strike may impact ocean shipments July 17, 2019
    We're getting some mixed reports that there may be a potential labor strike or inclement weather impacting ports in Chile which may cause some delays for ocean freight shipments. We are monitoring this situation closely and will continue to keep you updated with any new developments.