CELEBRATING 113 YEARS OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST!
Wed, Feb 01|
Glen Acres Golf and Country Club
Lunch & Learn - Duncan Wright / UWL
Join us IN PERSON - We are looking forward to hearing from Duncan Wright!
Time & Location
Feb 01, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Glen Acres Golf and Country Club, 1000 S 112th St, Seattle, WA 98168, USA
About the Event
About Duncan Wright
Duncan Wright is the President of UWL, a top 10 American-owned NVOCC, 3PL, and distribution company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. UWL operates offices and warehouses across the US and Latin America, and is backed by deep experience and knowledge of the transportation logistics industry. Duncan is responsible for strategic oversight of the organization, growth plans, product development, and technology. His hands-on approach with clients and employees ensures alignment and accountability. Prior to UWL, Duncan spent 5 years working for two of the largest Chinese 3PLs in the Transpacific Trade. He was recruited to identify, develop, and execute sweeping operational changes for The Dewell Group, a $1B Chinese-owned asset-based 3PL and at The Topocean Group, where Duncan excelled as a transformational change leader as the VP of Global Development building out their commercial organization and global agent network. Duncan spent 18 years working for Ocean Carriers within the CSX Group of Companies. The teams he led flourished as he built, structured, and directed production, e-commerce, government programs, strategy, and projects for Sea-Land Services, Inc., CSX Lines and Horizon Lines. With experiences predominantly in the Transpacific, Americas, Asia and Europe, he compiled a track record of building out revenue streams, organizational alignment, and new services within global ocean companies around Logistics, 3PL and NVOCC services. With a history of creative thinking and a robust technology background, Duncan leverages his network and experience to continue building strong relationships with customers and vendors across the world and across cultures. Duncan resides in the Cleveland area with his wife and son. He enjoys any activity near or on the water, good scotch, and traveling.
About the Transportation Club of Seattle
The Transportation Club of Seattle has been at the center of the Seattle area transportation community for over 108 years. Founded in 1910, the club was formed to encourage the study by members of transportation issues; promote closer business relationships, promote the welfare of its membership as well as to sponsor educational programs and discussions pertaining to traffic and transportation matters. The club holds monthly lunch and learn meetings throughout the year, provides an annual golf tournament and supports the Salvation Army through its annual holiday auction. The Transportation Club of Seattle is a member of the Logistics & Transportation Association of North America.
We are looking forward to connecting with the community!