Duncan Wright


Duncan Wright is the President of UWL, a top 15 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.