UCN and its Committee Members are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Smithurst as the Network’s International Network Development Director.

Andrew brings to the position a vast knowledge and immense experience in the Logistics Industry and Logistics Network. He will officially join UCN this 1st of August 2020 and will lead and oversee the continuous growth and development of the Network.

Before joining UCN, Andrew was with the Cardinal Maritime Group for 15 years and held the position of Global Agency Director. He is still doing some work for Cardinal on a consultancy basis. Prior to this, he was with Diamond International Consolidators Limited for more than 15 years as Managing Director.


“I am very pleased to advise that I am joining the U-Connect Network (UCN) as International Network Development Director. Having been a member since its incorporation, and an active committee member, I now have some more free time to take on a more substantial role. I will be using my 25-year experience of travelling around the world, and my contacts made during this period, to help build up the network with excellent partners. I will be running the network moving forward and look forward to working closely with UCN Team, along with the current committee members. I also look forward to seeing all members at the next UCN Annual Conference whenever we are able to meet again”