The U-Freight Group (UFL) is expanding the operations of its logistics subsidiary in Hong Kong and has brought the operations of its airfreight import and export departments into one location in the Special Administrative Region (SAR).
At the U-Freight facility in Tsing Yi, the freight forwarding company is adding a further 39,000 sq ft of warehousing to its existing 39,000 sq ft Hong Kong warehouse, targeted at retail logistics, as well as pick and pack operations for the electronics industry. It will also occupy the complete facility where it has a presence in Chuan Kei and plans to equip the 21,000 sq ft warehousing with full air conditioning to serve the needs of the electronics industry, mainly.
The Air Import Department of U-Freight’s forwarding subsidiary has moved into the same warehouse as its Air Export Department at the following address: Unit B, G/F, Golden Bear Industrial Centre, 66-82 Chai Wan Kok Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong.
Comments the company’s CEO, Simon Wong: “The outsourcing of logistics functions to specialist companies continues apace. By investing in two of our four dedicated logistics warehouses in Hong Kong, U-Freight is demonstrating its willingness to meet the needs of shippers engaged in looking for complete supply chain management solutions.
“The additional warehousing adds further value to U-Freight Logistics’ full range of services, and is an important development for shippers moving cargoes that are dependent on the regulation and maintenance of ambient temperature and control of atmospheric conditions.
“Bringing together our airfreight import and export operations in Hong Kong, will delivery synergy benefits, enable us to streamline our operations and offer even more efficient airfreight consolidation services, inbound and outbound.”
In Hong Kong, where the U-Freight Group is headquartered, its network now extends to multiple warehouse and logistics facilities across the SAR, each with its own specialised target market.