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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), an 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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  • Coronavirus Update: Blank Sailings & Ocean Freight Impacts February 7, 2020
    Expect tight ocean freight capacity for the next few months due to extended CNY holiday  As we noted in our last Market Update, we have been seeing an acceleration of carriers cutting back on sailings due to the slowed factory ramp-up and subsequent lack of freight caused by the extended Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday. […]
  • Coronavirus: Supply Chain Delays Expected As CNY Holiday Extended February 5, 2020
    Extended CNY Holiday Stalls Supply Chains As Fight Against Coronavirus Continues As China continues to fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus which has sickened tens of thousands and killed nearly 500 since December 31, many provinces and major cities across the country have announced that they are further extending the Chinese New Year […]
  • Coronavirus Supply Chain Effects: What to Expect January 29, 2020
      Reminiscent of SARS or MERS from the early 2000s, a new coronavirus is sweeping across China, sickening thousands and killing over 1,000 people since being first discovered on Dec 31, 2019 in Wuhan.   To stop the spread of the virus, the governments of China and other neighboring countries have begun locking down cities, […]
  • IMO 2020 Impact: What is the Freight Market Doing? December 12, 2019
    My, how time flies!  January 1st will be here before we know it, and with that date comes the implementation of IMO 2020, a new environmental regulation limiting sulfur content in marine fuels. Why should you care about IMO 2020? Ocean freight rates will rise next year because of it. As IMO 2020 draws near, […]
  • Section 301: Nov 30 is the last day to file for List 1 exclusion extensions November 26, 2019
    The Section 301 Product Exclusions granted for List 1 ($34 billion) are set to expire on December 28, 2019. The last day to file an extension request is November 30.