UFL sees healthy prospects for China medical trade

Hong Kong forwarder U-Freight Group (UFL) has signed an agreement with Shanghai Hongyu Supply Chain Management Co to create a global one-stop medical supply chain service. Shanghai Hongyu specialises in supply chain management for medical and healthcare products in China. Under the deal, the two companies will share resources to develop complementary domestic and foreign supply chain management networks, with integrated distribution and fulfilment operations worldwide. It will include traditional trade, e-commerce ... [+]

U-Freight shows students the works

Hong Kong forwarder U-Freight Group welcomed a group of students studying for a Higher Diploma in Aviation and Logistics at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education to its flagship e+Solutions (ePlus) ecommerce logistics centre in Kwai Chung. The students obtained practical experience of technology and adapting business to optimise ... [+]

More robots for U-Freight

Logistics company U-Freight has expanded its robot fleet at its Hong Kong e-commerce fulfilment centre. Some 12,000sq ft of the company’s 20,000sq ft facility in Kwai Chung has been equipped with an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) and intelligent racking system, provided by Geek+. It has added 30 of its P-series AMR ... [+]

U-Freight gets together for 55th birthday bash

Hong Kong-based U-Freight Group is celebrating its 55th birthday this week with its first annual global conference since the Covid epidemic. Almost 200 delegates will be in Hong Kong for an event designed to help shape the company's future. The event, which is due to start on Tuesday in Hong Kong, ... [+]

Award for U-Freight e-commerce offering

U-Freight Group’s bespoke e-commerce service has won a Hong Kong Emerging Services Brand Award. The package, launched in 2018, is designed specifically for f small start-up businesses and impressed the independent judges against six evaluation criteria. The package includes dedicated product storage space, order processing and fulfilment operations, including final ... [+]

U-Freight promotes two

U-Freight Group Ltd has promoted Amy Wong to chief administrative officer  and has named Joey as general manager of U-Freight’s Hong Kong office. Amy Wong joined U-Freight 1n 1982 and is already a member of the executive management team as vice president of administration and training. In a career within ... [+]

U-Freight delivers power to the people

The U-Freight Group is playing a key role in making sure that non-resident Filipinos can have their say in their country’s presidential and vice-presidential elections on 9 May. Through its long-standing partner in the country, the Hong Kong-based forwarder will be distributing all the equipment, peripherals, documentation and other paraphernalia around ... [+]

Shippers from China take to the trains

U-Freight Group says that the recent problems in the Suez Canal has boosted its rail route from China to Europe.Chief executive Simon Wong, said the service had continued “a sharp upward trajectory in 2021, following on from a strong 2020. The Covid pandemic, and the capacity problems in the air ... [+]

Dublin freight firm strengthens sales team

Dublin forwarder EFL International Distribution has appointed Kevin Blake as sales and development manager.He was previously operations manager at Freighteam Ireland and over the last two decades had management responsibility for a number of the company’s areas of operation including a daily UK groupage trailer service, a Turkish road service, ... [+]

U-Freight boss sees e-commerce boom

U-Freight predicts that the global e-commerce logistics market will hit €557 billion by 2025, having grown 27.3% in 2020. Chief executive Simon Wong said his experience mirrored a recent report by Transport intelligence (Tii) which described e-commerce as one of the key growth sectors for logistics during the pandemic He added: “It ... [+]

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