Forex Cargo UK Company History


Incorporated in the UK and registered with Companies House in August 1999 as FOREX CARGO UK Co. Ltd.

We are the FIRST FOREX CARGO entity in the UK.

Renamed, for trading purposes, as UMAC-FOREX following the reorganization of the Company in 2003. However, our Company registered name did not change. We are still FOREX CARGO UK Co. Ltd.

Committed to excellence and customer satisfaction. Our record speaks of what we can do to the Filipino community in the UK.

Trusted and proven - Since August 1999, we have shipped more than 99,000 balikbayan boxes. Thank you valued customers for your trust and support.

Exceptional customer service and wider coverage - We have seven (7) active delivery vans, the largest amongst Balikbayan box shippers in the UK. And adding 2 more vans this year and opening franchises in countryside areas.

Investing for the future to serve you better and provide more value added services

UMAC Philippines Company History

UMAC FORWARDERS EXPRESS, INC. is named as such to honor the legacy of the late Chairman of the Forex Family of Companies, Teodoro (Uncle Mac) M. Carino Jr.-UMAC.

UMAC Philippines emerged right after the death of Mac in mid 2003. With a strong belief and determination to build and form UMAC FORWARDERS EXPRESS, INC. together with innovative people in the industry.

UMAC's workforce in the Philippines has over 19 years experience in the processing and clearing of balikbayan boxes from all over the world, and it's pioneer delivery force has taken part in the delivery of MILLIONS of boxes nationwide in the Philippines. UMAC has maintained its worldwide connections and affiliates in Hongkong, Macau, Singapore, Korea, Bangkok, Guam, Saipan, New Zealand, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

Upon its founding, UMAC Express Forwarders North America Inc. (UMAC USA) opened it's locations in the whole of California, Washington State, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C, UMAC Nevada, Texas, and Sydney, Australia. By mid 2006, UMAC expects to cover and represent most states in the U.S.

With pride, UMAC is strongly dedicated in serving Filipinos worldwide with only the best quality and most reliable service. UMAC is firmly committed in making Filipinos overseas become closer to their families back in the only place we call home ... the Philippines.