Subsidiaries

Universal’s operating strength stems from several operating subsidiaries, which provide a host of logistics and transportation services. Our subsidiaries have been molded to meet today’s demanding supply chain needs while focusing on managing the customer’s costs. Our combined expertise allow for a seamless customer experience.

 

Universal Value-Added Services

LINC is a leading asset-light provider of custom-developed, third-party logistics solutions that allow its customers and clients to reduce costs and manage their global supply chains more efficiently. LINC primarily provides value-added logistics services to the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and retail industries in addition to providing dedicated truckload, expedited and freight forwarding services to customers throughout North America.


Universal Value-Added Services – Mexico aka LINC Mexico

LINC is a leading asset-light provider of custom-developed, third-party logistics solutions that allow its customers and clients to reduce costs and manage their global supply chains more efficiently. LINC primarily provides value-added logistics services to the automotive, manufacturing and retail industries in addition to providing dedicated truckload, expedited and freight forwarding services to customers throughout North America.


Universal Dedicated

Universal Dedicated utilizes mainly company-owned equipment for committed capacity and closed-loop transportation.  In support of value-added services you may need, we offer round trip shuttles to and from our cross-dock and DC operations; inbound to manufacturing; and outbound final delivery. Need an expedited, direct shipment? We’ve got you covered. Universal Dedicated also offers yard management.  We provide switching and inventory management services of our customer’s trailers and containers. We safely collect and/or distribute your material and back it up with route analysis and design to optimize performance.


Universal Intermodal Services

Universal Intermodal Services utilizes our national network of intermodal drayage terminals to provide local and regional drayage service in 48 states and Canada. We are a customs bonded CTPAT certified carrier and hold interchange agreements with all of the major steamship lines and railroads. Our secure container yards coupled with our maintenance and repair facilities offer quality, efficient CY services. Universal Intermodal Services takes pride in being a single-source provider for all of your intermodal drayage service requirements.


Westport Axle and Westport Machining

Experts in logistics, machining, and assembly, Westport specializes in component integration as well as design and product distribution. We offer services aligned with assembly, sequencing, kitting, value-added services, warehousing, component distribution and machining.


Universal Capacity Solutions

As a leading 3rd party logistics provider, Universal Capacity Solutions provides innovative and cost-effective transportation solutions for truckload, flatbed, LTL, specialized, intermodal and international services. Universal Capacity Solutions’ value of “Creating Capacity” comes through our vast network of carriers, cutting-edge technology and our focus on the individual needs of the people that we come into contact with. Through our “Person Focused Communication,” we effect positive change by building a solid, one-on-one relationship with our customers, carriers and employees, who all support our operations on a daily basis. Universal Capacity Solutions’ non-asset approach allows us to focus on creating dynamic transportation solutions for our customers while they concentrate on their core competencies.


UACL Logistics, LLC

UACL Logistics, LLC provides flatbed, van, over-dimensional, oilfield, reefer and logistics services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.  As one of the strongest truckload carriers in the nation, Universal Truckload has the ability to provide transportation services for our customers, agents and owner operators. There are no limits when it comes to providing transportation solutions to fit you and your customer’s needs. Our stability and experience within the industry has been proven with our continued growth year after year.


Cavalry Logistics International, Inc.

Cavalry Logistics International, Inc. is a leader in worldwide freight forwarding and transportation services. We specialize in the time-definite movement of domestic and international air, ocean (NVOCC), customs clearance and ground transportation.