FAMILY. EXCELLENCE. GROWTH.
These three words best characterize our company. We are family oriented which means we value all relationships and see everybody as uniquely gifted and responsible to use their gifts in a way that helps others. We hold each other accountable, we have fun, and we strive to be excellent at our work. Being excellent isn’t a feeling. It’s a calling to go beyond what is expected, to stretch the boundaries, and to do the best work. It’s a calling to grow and to reach our full potential. Our hope is that everyone who crosses our path will feel like part of our family, see the desire for excellence, and want to grow to reach their full potential.
|Calvin Ozier – Chairman
Calvin is a livelong Memphian having graduated from Germantown High School. He then went on to earn his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. He spent twenty years as the owner of a light manufacturing company. His experience with this local retail business prepared him for a successful career in public and contract warehousing.
Purchasing United Warehouse and Terminal (now UWT Logistics) in 1996, Calvin has seen the business footprint grow from 350,000 sq ft to over 1.2 million sq ft. A past President and board member of the Southeastern Warehouse Association, Calvin has deep relationships in the logistics industry. Calvin and his wife Brenda reside in Holly Springs, MS. They have three children and 13 grandchildren. They are actively involved at First Evangelical Church in Memphis and focus much of their time and resources to local organizations that develop local youth into healthy, responsible, community-oriented citizens. Calvin is also actively involved in humanitarian and mission work in Peru.
|John Ozier – President and Business Developer
Since 2000 John has been actively leading the UWT Executive Team and growing the customer base. His leadership has seen the company grow from 500,000 sq ft under management to over 1.2 million sq ft. His passion to understand customers and evolve with their ever-changing needs is one of the primary reasons UWT Logistics has become a leader in warehousing and transportation. John is actively involved in many leadership roles in the company and the community. John, his artist wife Emily (Emyo Art), and their 6 children devote a lot of their extra time and resources to global organizations such as Highland Harvesters – where he is a co-founder, Young Life and other local non-profits committed to building hope in children, youth, and communities.
|David Ozier – CFO
David Ozier has held an active leadership role at UWT Logistics since 2003. He first served as the company’s Human Resource Manager before adding the role of CFO in 2012. David’s expertise in human resource and finance have allowed UWT to thrive in personnel management and profitable growth. The UWT plan for empowering employees at all levels to find meaningful work, develop professionally, and succeed in life has built a foundation for a solid company through customer and community service. David is actively involved in the Memphis community and serves on the Board of Directors at Advance Memphis, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults to become economically self-sufficient.