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Shippers want speed in moving cargo, accuracy in solving complex logistics challenges, and
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About Us
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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  • 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.  
  • UWL hosts first Customer Forum on industry hot topics October 24, 2019
    UWL Customer Forums bring cargo owners and industry thought leaders together to tackle tariffs and prepare for new regulations.   The ever-changing nature of the global freight landscape means shippers need to stay on top of the latest maritime industry news and trends or else risk unforeseen impacts to their operations. At UWL, we strive to […]
  • Typhoon Mitag to impact container terminals in Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan September 30, 2019
    Extreme weather is impacting ports and container terminals across Northern Asia as the strengthening Typhoon Mitag makes its way through the South China Sea.  Please note, this inclement weather may impact shipments arriving or departing terminals near the storm's trajectory path.
  • Hurricane Dorian Updates: Storm heads Northwest toward Georgia, South Carolina after battering Bahamas September 3, 2019
    Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian intensified to Category 5 strength before battering the Bahamas, becoming one of the strongest hurricanes on record to make landfall in the Atlantic Basin.  After stalling over the Bahamas, the storm is expected to track along the eastern U.S. coast, impacting Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.  As of Tuesday (9/3) […]