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UWT Logistics adding jobs and life to S. Memphis industrial district

UWT Logistics adding jobs and life to S. Memphis industrial district

Charles Smith sorts through parcels at the new UWT Logistics expansion facility on Olive Ave. Tuesday afternoon. The new sorting and distribution facility will allow the company to add over 80 jobs in the underutilized industrial zone just north of South Parkway. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal) Read more at: http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2013/apr/23/uwt-logistics-adding-jobs-and-life-to-s-memphis/

UWT Growing

UWT Growing

A new transportation company started by UWT Logistics in Memphis has turned multi-million dollar revenues in its first year. How? Here’s part of what John Ozier, President, and Chris Williams, CEO, of UWT Logistics had to say! UWT Logistics opened in 1934 as a simple operation called United Warehouse. It had about three clients and 150,000 square feet of warehouse…read more →

UWT Riding Wave Of Sucess

UWT Riding Wave Of Sucess

United Warehouse Transportation, along with parent company United Warehouse & Transit Logistics, is riding an impressive wave of success over the past 18 months. Near the end of 2011, UWT acquired a small local transportation company and formed United Warehouse Transportation, with projected annual revenues of $895,000. By the end of 2012, that number had grown to $6 million, and…read more →

UWT Logistics in Memphis tries branching out

UWT Logistics in Memphis tries branching out

A new transportation company started by UWT Logistics in Memphis has turned multi-million dollar revenues in its first year. How? By asking clients what they needed. UWT’s new shipping line is shooting for 45 freight trucks by year’s end, crisscrossing the continent. “We just simply said ‘yes’ a whole lot of times,” said Chris Williams, chief executive officer of UWT…read more →

UWT takes transportation high road

UWT takes transportation high road

A year after ramping up the transportation component of its operations, UWT Logistics LLC is reaping the rewards. The Memphis-based company has traditionally been known for warehousing, but its transportation operations have jumped from $100,000 per month in revenue last year to a target of $1 million per month by the end of the year. The company has bulked up…read more →

World Trade Club President’s Career Fueled by Relationships

World Trade Club President’s Career Fueled by Relationships

Planes, trains and automobiles aren’t necessarily the main components of the logistics industry. Allan Bowden, who works for UWT Logistics and is serving as 2013 president of the Memphis World Trade Club, said relationships keep the industry moving as much as the many varied vehicles associated with it. “Our company was looking for ways to get involved in the community,”…read more →

Edging Forward: UWT Logistics offers an example for growing a company

Edging Forward: UWT Logistics offers an example for growing a company

There is a company in Whitehaven that deserves your attention — not just because of its business success, but because of its interest in, and follow-though on, empowering the community. UWT Logistics may not be a familiar name to the average Memphian, but in the logistics industry the family-owned company, founded in 1934, is a leader. This 150-employee company has…read more →

Logistics firm growing greener

Logistics firm growing greener

A Memphis-based warehousing and distribution company is not only growing its operation — it’s growing it greener. UWT Logistics LLC purchased more than $300,000 worth of electric lift trucks to add efficiencies and cost savings to its operations. The company has been using all propane equipment, but decided it wanted to reduce maintenance costs and fuel costs while lowering its…read more →

In The Spotlight “Allan Bowden” Transportation manager, UWT Logistics LLC

In The Spotlight “Allan Bowden” Transportation manager, UWT Logistics LLC

Before starting work at UWT Logistics LLC, Allan Bowden was a teacher and coach. He coached girl’s and boy’s soccer at Evangelical Christian School in Memphis and at Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham. From there, he went on to teach geography at his alma mater, The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, Calif., where he was also a men’s soccer assistant…read more →

UWT builds partnerships to maintain one-stop shop moniker with lower overhead

UWT builds partnerships to maintain one-stop shop moniker with lower overhead

UWT Logistics LLC, also known as United Warehouse and Terminal Logistics LLC, has been around Memphis in one form or another since 1934. A tour of Downtown’s older industrial areas will reveal some facilities with “United Warehouse” still painted near the rooflines. The company has expanded from 350,000 square feet to more than 1 million square feet of warehouse space…read more →