USF: Your Indian Partner for Global Logistics

Abreast of big Logistics players, over the years SMEs have become a key growth driver in the sector in India which is anticipated to hit $307.7 billion by 2020, owing thanks to their local spread. Foreseeing this wet soil of Indian logistics as early as 2002, Gautam Handa (Director) incepted US Freight Express Pvt. Ltd (USF) as a one man army startup, and from that humble beginning, USF today has emerged as one of the fastest growing SMEs in International Freight Forwarding, Shipping and Logistics through carving a niche for itself over the last 15 years.

USF is your one-stop-shop for all the International freight forwarding solutions, including the door delivery of in-bound and out-bound cargo to/from India. Providing professional, quality and highly customized solutions in supply chain management ranging from air & ocean transportation to warehousing, distribution and custom clearance throughout India and across the world, the company over the years has landed many awards and recognition ( International awards like PPL Networks Award) as a premier global logistics service provider. “Our aim is to provide integrated logistics solutions and services which are designed to redefine the customer satisfaction and rationalize cost,” asserts Gautam. Furthermore, USF is a specialist in handling Dangerous Goods (DGR shipments) & Project Cargo Movement.

Kicking out the Challenges

International logistics is a dual-edged sword with ever
Gautam Handa,Founder & Director

Our aim is to provide integrated logistics solutions and services which are designed to redefine the customer satisfaction and rationalize cost

changing environment of rules & regulations and dire need of maintaining supply equilibrium.

Having its ears deep into the ground through the know-how of one and a half decade, USF makes clients hassle free from these twin challenges and manages their international supply chains in the most cost-efficient manner. Heavily leveraging the technology advantage, it has built a data management system where every bit of shipment data is fed and afterwards updated at each step of cargo movement. In addition, the membership in prominent and widespread freight forwarding groups worldwide (such as WCA Networks & PPL Core) enables the company to use their tracking systems which are best ones in the world.
As the most preferred Indian partner for the members of WCA
Networks – the world’s most powerful group of independent freight forwarders with more than 6,351 member offices in 789 cities & ports worldwide, this scalability has proffered USF with a gamut of prestigious clientele comprising of Reliance Industries, Colgate Palmolive, Hindustan Unilever, Hero Motocorp and VLCC.

Recently it had served Jammu & Kashmir Govt. by arranging snow plough trucks door-to-door, in spite of the challenges ranging from over-dimensional cargo to connectivity issues at Srinagar, and loading & unloading problems at all points in the supply chain. “Credit goes to our project team that handled this project glitch free,” adds Gautam.

The Best Employer

The company believes that the differentiating factor has been the vibrant and committed team members and the level of technology being used. USF is an equal opportunity employer with more than 50 percent of women employees, and it also asks everyone to grow in their respective domains, not in words but exposing them to tailor-made opportunities. However, the company today is poised at an interesting phase in its growth trajectory as the foundation is all in place and committed team is now looking forward to the mission of becoming the recognized leader in global logistics services. “By employing the right process in all tasks, we vow to provide the best solutions in the future as well,” concludes Gautam.