U-Freight adds second China rail centre

Hong Kong based forwarder U-Freight Group has added a second Chinese consolidation centre in Shanghai to its existing Zhengzhou hub for its LCL and FCL rail freight services to and from Europe. The company started its regular service in 2014, consolidating cargo in Zhengzhou and using the daily service that operates to and from Malaszewicze in Poland, Hamburg in Germany, and Liege in Belgium. U-Freight reports a spike in LCL ... [+]

Ong to spearhead U-Freight Asian growth

The U-Freight Group has appointed Ong Boon Seong as a director of U-Freight Logistics Sdn Bhd to increase its presence in cross-border logistics between Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Based at U-Freight Logistics branch office in Johor Bahru in Malaysia, Ong will be responsible for the development of a comprehensive portfolio ... [+]

E-commerce boosts U-Freight

The U-Freight Group has been cheered by a report by the UN’s trade and development body, UNCTAD, which puts estimated 2018 e-commerce sales at 30% of global gross domestic product (GDP) that year. The forwarder, which has a considerable involvement in e-commerce logistics, says that the latest statistics showing that ... [+]

U-Freight appoints ops director

U-Freight Group has promoted Daniel Ludlow to operations director of its U-Freight UK subsidiary. In the 14 years since joining U-Freight UK in 2006, he has worked in a number of roles, most recently as operations manager. [+]

China returns to full throttle

Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics group U-Freight says its operations around the world are working “as normally as possible” given the circumstances. And it is seeking innovative solutions to overcome the challenges of managing supply chains hit by the virus. Whilst there have been air capacity reductions, freighter and passenger ... [+]

U-Freight unfazed by e-Commerce challenges

Following a recent report that suggests the global e-commerce logistics market is likely to exceed €500 billion by 2024, U-Freight Group chief executive Simon Wong says his company is ready to meet the challenges. He said: “At U-Freight, in our development of e-commerce logistics solutions, we are continually trying to address ... [+]

U-Freights sets up Korean e-commerce site

U-Freight Korea has opened an e-commerce fulfilment centre in Incheon to process domestic and cross-border shipments for business and consumer clients. With the anticipated increase in e-commerce logistics volumes, especially from South Korea to Vietnam, U-Freight Korea decided to invest in a bespoke temperature-controlled facility with easy access for e-commerce ... [+]

U-Freight ready for new screening regime

U-Freight has become one of the first freight forwarders to have a Hong Kong hub certified by the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) as a Regulated Air Cargo Screening Facility (RACSF). New enhanced International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards started on 1 January and will be implemented in phases to achieve ... [+]

U-Freight takes e-solutions to Malaysia

The U-Freight Group is introducing its e+Solutions logistics product for e-commerce start-ups in Malaysia, six months after its launch in Hong Kong. The e+ Solutions service aims to help small businesses with their logistics needs and capitalise on the global e-commerce market. The service is being rolled out to U-Freight’s ... [+]

U-Freight solves Filipino conundrum

U-Freight group has launched a new online shipping platform to deliver online shipments to the Philippines, to which many retailers do not offer a delivery service. Users can register for an iShipmore account to gain access to a US or Hong Kong address to which purchases can be delivered. They ... [+]

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