Life Begins at 40 Says U-Freight as It Prepares for Its Annual Conference

U-Freight - ( - the Hong Kong headquartered international freight service and logistics group, will be celebrating another successful year of growth at its annual conference in Hong Kong between September 19th and 20th 2008.

Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., September 17, 2008 --( This year’s conference will also mark U-Freight’s 40th anniversary.

Since 1968, U-Freight has developed into one of the world’s leading independent providers of international freight forwarding and logistics services. Through its international network of subsidiary companies and exclusive agents, the company offers the full range of air and seafreight services and is in an especially strong position to serve the needs of shippers moving goods to, from and between China, Japan and the ASEAN countries.

Comments the company’s CEO, Simon Wong: “As we have outlined before, one of our strengths, as a medium-sized, although growing freight forwarding network, is that we can adapt quickly to local conditions.

“From the start in 1968, the lack of bureaucracy and commitment to communications have been important factors that have contributed to our success to date.”

Delegates from U-Freight’s worldwide office and agency network, including the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand, as well as all over Asia, will gather in Hong Kong to review progress and plan strategy for the year ahead.

Mr Wong concluded: “There’s an old saying that life begins at 40. At U-Freight, as we enter our fifth decade, we are determined to extend our reach. Our offices and exclusive agents all have local expertise which, when added to the network’s international capabilities, makes an unbeatable combination and gives us confidence when we plan future growth at our annual conferences.”

Ian Matheson
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