UWL Latin American Headquarters

Av. Cel. Marcos Konder, 1207 Sala 110
Ed. Embraed – Itajaí – SC
CEP: 88301-902
+55 47 3046 0957

Finance and Administrative Departments
+55 47 3045 3405

UWL Latin American Regional Agents
  • Manaus
  • Fortaleza
  • Recife
  • Belem
  • Vitoria
  • Porto Alegre
  • Curitiba
  • Belo Horizonte
UWL Latin American Services
  • Full Service, Licensed NVOCC
  • Licensed & Bonded, Asset-Based Freight Forwarder
  • Ocean Freight (FLC & LCL)
  • Vessel Chartering Services
  • Air Freight
  • Customs Consulting
  • Global Supply Chain Visibility
  • Project Cargo Logistics
  • Domestic Transportation
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Bulk Liquid Logistics
The Global Network of Logistics Professionals

UWL Offices Strategically Located in the United states, Europe, Latin America & Asia

UWL is a full service, licensed NVOCC and freight forwarding company providing integrated logistics solutions to customers around the globe. Our capabilities include freight forwarding, ocean transportation, air freight, project cargo, warehousing and distribution, road and rail, bulk liquid logistics, and customs house brokerage.

Our experienced team is dedicated to finding solutions that increase efficiency and value for our customers. As a division of World Shipping, Inc., an industry leader since 1960, UWL leverages over 55 years of market experience from our family of companies dedicated to providing cargo transportation and freight services around the globe.

Within The World Group, we provide seamless end-to-end solutions with maximum control of the supply chain.

The Strategic UWL Network

We collaborate and partner exclusively with the Top 5 regional and independent agents. Today we have 30 partners across all continents. Our offices are strategically located in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. All of our partners are fully certified and licensed to conduct business in the countries they are located in.


UWL Latin America
July 29, 2016

UWL Latin America – Rio de Janeiro Featured Above: Team members from UWL Rio de Janeiro.     UWL Latin America – Itajaí Featured Above: Team members from UWL Itajaí.     UWL Latin America – São Paulo Featured Above: Arthur Botelho, one of the team members from UWL São Paulo.    

Market Updates

Brazilian customs workers are in the midst of a two-day strike, causing a backlog of uncleared containers at the ports, according to the Journal of Commerce (JOC). Sindifisco, the trade union representing customs employees, has ordered its workers to avoid signing off on cargo for two working days. Exceptions have been made for dangerous cargo, […]

Amid efforts by Brazilian president Michel Temer to freeze public spending and pass pension & labor reforms, the Central Workers’ Union (abbreviated CUT in Portuguese) of Brazil has called for a general strike on Friday, April 28. The strike may potentially impact manufacturing, air travel, public transportation and other public sector industries. Brazil has not […]

Press Release Asset-Based Forwarder UWL Secures European AEO Certification CLEVELAND, OH (November 18, 2016) – Global 3PL Provider of NVOCC & Freight Forwarding Services, UWL, has secured its European Union Authorized Economic Operator (EU AEO) certification. The EU AEO is comparable to the US Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. With over 50 years […]

On top of the already announced December 1st GRI, the carriers have announced a Trans-Pacific Eastbound GRI/PSS for a December 15th GRI/PSS of $400 per 40′ (other sizes per formula), and a January 1st GRI of $1000 per 40′. UWL will continue to negotiate with our core carriers to mitigate these charges for all of […]

The carriers have announced a Trans-Pacific Eastbound General Rate Increase (GRI) for December 1, 2016 in the amount of $600 per 40′ (other sizes per formula). UWL will continue to negotiate with our core carriers to mitigate these charges for all of our customers as well as keep our customers and friends up to speed […]

“K” Line, MOL and NYK Announce Merger
October 31, 2016

Three Japanese ocean carriers have agreed to spin off their container shipping divisions and merge them together under an agreement released on October 31, 2016. “K” Line, MOL and NYK will create a joint venture company with the goal of improving scale and efficiency, utilizing the best practices of the three companies. The 300 billion […]

Amid Hanjin Bankruptcy and Disruptive Global Shipping Conditions, UWL Continues to Provide Stable, Logistics Solutions for All Shippers In response to the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, UWL has booked new cargo with alternate carriers to minimize disruption for customers. UWL will continue to provide market intelligence to its customers to ensure they are informed of marketplace dynamics. Please find […]

Due to Hanjin Shipping filing for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 – the carriers have announced a Trans-Pacific Eastbound General Rate Increase (GRI) for October 1, 2016: $1,500 per 40′ (other sizes per formula).  In addition due to the immediate loss of space in the market (26,500 TEU per week) the previously announced September 15th PSS of $600 per […]

Hanjin Shipping Unravels, Files for Bankruptcy Protection UWL Strengthens Position in Logistics Industry, Offering Immediate Solutions for Customers As ocean carriers around the world struggle with overcapacity amid a slump in global trade, Hanjin Shipping files for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Immediately in response to this announcement, UWL has booked new cargo […]

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is amending the Cotton Board Rules and Regulations, decreasing the value assigned to imported cotton for the purposes of calculating supplemental assessments collected for use by the Cotton Research and Promotion Program. This amendment is required each year to ensure that assessments collected on imported cotton and the cotton content […]