UTi Worldwide Opens New Southampton, UK Facility Specializing in Fashion, Cruise and Road Logistics

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UTi Worldwide recently opened a combined Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics facility located in Southampton, United Kingdom.

UTi Worldwide's new Southampton, UK Facility specializing in fashion, cruise and road logistics.

Our multi-client warehousing service allows our clients to focus on their core business while we manage the flow of materials."

UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: UTIW), a global supply chain services and solutions company, recently opened a combined Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics facility located in Southampton, United Kingdom.

The new 30,000 square foot location is only 30 minutes from the Southampton Cruise Terminal and specializes in Freight Forwarding (Air, Sea & Road) to all verticals including pharmaceutical, fashion, beauty, and cruise line clients.

“Our local team understands the environment and challenges of the cruise and maritime industry. Be it crucial parts for repair or important supplies at the next port of call, this new facility allows us to deliver a first class service,” said Barbara Kearney, UTi vice president, UK and Ireland.

"We also handle warehousing for several clients incorporating material management, vendor managed inventory, shuttle runs, return process management, pick and pack and quality assurance testing. Our multi-client warehousing service allows our clients to focus on their core business while we manage the flow of materials for them," she added.

The new facility is located at Unit 2 Airways Distribution Park, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, UK.

About UTi Worldwide
UTi Worldwide Inc. (http://www.go2uti.com) is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage, and other supply chain management services. The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies, including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the retail, apparel, chemical, automotive, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global network, proprietary information technology systems, and relationships with transportation providers, and expertise in outsourced logistics services to deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients' supply chains.

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