Fastest Way from Vietnam to the USA

Set sail with our exclusive new Express Service from Vietnam to Seattle.

Select shippers can now take advantage of our direct, express shuttle service — departing
bi-weekly from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving in Seattle in just 19 days.

We are proud to offer the fastest ocean freight service from Vietnam to the US

 

Guaranteed Allocations

Yes, guaranteed equipment and allocations per sailing through formal Block Space Agreements (BSAs).

19-Day Transit Time

From Ho Chi Minh direct to Seattle in just 19 days. Choose our express service for the fastest transit time from Vietnam.

Strategic Origin

SP-ITC terminal in Vietnam is centrally located near suppliers, providing lower cost drayage and easy access to empty equipment.

Expedited Berthing

This service includes expedited berthing at Seattle's T30 terminal, with 24-36 hours from berth to discharge.

SPEED

Our #1 priority is to provide the fastest overall transit in the market today.

Fastest transit in the market from
Vietnam to the US - 19 days

 

Factory to Warehouse
in as little as 22 days

 

Priority berthing at both
origin and destination

GUARANTEES

Fixed rates. Fixed space. Preset equipment allocations. Or your money back.

Guaranteed contractual
allocations per voyage

 

Dedicated, closed-loop
equipment pool with
6,000+ containers

 

New, fast 2,500+ TEU vessels -
100% allocated to Vietnam
to Seattle

PREDICTABILITY

Set it and forget it.
Yes, even in 2022.

No “Blank Sailings” - Schedules
published 6 months in advance with
2 sailings per month

 

12-24 month contracts with
fixed ocean freight base rate -
No “Premium Surcharges”

 

Dedicated empty equipment
pool
in Ho Chi Minh for suppliers

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See when our ships are on the move. Easily view ETAs, ETDs, Cut-Off Dates and other important information in our convenient sailing schedule.

Beat the Capacity Crunch

Advantages

  • Direct, express capacity between Ho Chi Minh and Seattle

  • Fastest transit from Vietnam to the United States in today's market — 18 days

  • Dedicated, bi-weekly service

  • Get your freight from Seattle fast with priority berthing and peel piles at T30 Terminal

  • Fixed, guaranteed allocations per sailing and long term contract pricing available

  • 300,000 sq. ft. of prime distribution and transload space in Seattle to support the service

 

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VESSELS

  • Average size: 2,500+ TEUs
  • Average age: < 2 years
  • Wholly owned by Swire

EQUIPMENT

  • 6,000 brand new containers
  • 40' HQ & 20' already in the rotation
  • Closed loop between SEA and HCM

FREQUENCY

  • 18-day transit time
  • 2 sailings per month
  • 12-hr cut-off prior to departure
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Swire + UWL

The first dedicated ocean service by an NVOCC in the trade

We are incredibly excited to introduce something completely new and revolutionary to the trade at a time when the market needs it most – UWL is contracting with Swire to launch the first ever dedicated ocean service by an NVOCC in the TP trade.

Our goal is to support underserviced trades with dedicated, express, premium services that add reliable, guaranteed capacity to the trade.

This solution represents a true collaboration between industry pioneers, Swire and UWL, steeped in history, to create something entirely new and innovative in the market today. 

Our Team

 Meet the Swire + UWL Operations Team

 

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Rufus Frere-Smith

SWIRE PROJECTS

Regional Head of Americas

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Harry Stones

SWIRE PROJECTS

Line Manager

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Duncan Wright

UWL

President

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Michael Van Hagen

UWL

Senior Vice President
Supply Chain

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Chris Krawczyk

UWL

Vice President
National Sales

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Evan Hartman

UWL

Vice President
International Operations

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Shannon Dillinger

UWL

Director
International Services

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Kelly Moroney

UWL

Director
NVO Procurement & Capacity Management

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Maisie Rotuno, LCB

UWL

Director
Business Process & Training

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Jennifer Olivarez

UWL

Director
Enterprise Applications
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