UTi Worldwide, Inc. is an international, non-asset-based management company which provides supply chain services and solutions through a network of offices and contract logistics centers.
Its services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.
The company operates through two reportable business segments: Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics & Distribution.
The Freight Forwarding segment includes airfreight forwarding, ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other related services.
The Contract Logistics & Distribution segment includes all operations providing contract logistics, distribution and other related services.
The company provides its services and solutions to the pharmaceutical, retail, apparel, chemical, automotive and high technology electronics industries.
UTi Worldwide was founded by Alan C. Draper, Roger I. MacFarlane, Peter Thorrington and Matthys J. Wessels on January 30, 1995 and is headquartered in Long Beach, CA.