UPF Group is excited to announce the opening of its new office in Lisbon, Portugal. This strategic expansion is aimed at further enhancing our presence in Europe and providing comprehensive shipping and logistics solutions to clients in the region.

The new office will be led by Managing Director Samuel Bonifacio, a seasoned professional in the field of Transports and Logistics Samuel, a native of Portugal, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the team, making him the ideal choice to spearhead our operations in the country.

Samuel, 34 years old, holds a degree in Transports and Logistics and boasts an impressive 13-year career in Western and Southern African countries. His journey in the logistics industry has been marked by significant achievements, including his role as the Managing Director of one of Mozambique’s top freight forwarders for the past 7 years.

During his extensive career, Samuel has demonstrated his ability to optimize processes, manage complex logistics functions, and provide innovative solutions for multimillion-dollar projects and industries. His leadership has been instrumental in coordinating tasks across various internal divisions and external agencies to ensure the rapid and accurate delivery of equipment, materials, and resources.

Samuel proficiency extends beyond day-to-day operations. His experience in devising long and short-term business strategies aligns perfectly with UPF’s commitment to providing forward-thinking solutions to its clients. Additionally, his deep understanding of customs and government regulations ensures full compliance with local customs and international trade regulations, a critical aspect of the shipping industry.

Beyond his professional achievements, Samuel is a devoted family man. He is married and has two daughters and in his leisure time he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities like golf, fishing and bicycling.

“We are pleased to have Samuel onboard. He is very experienced within our area of focus – the trade between Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. And not least his deep knowledge about the corridor from Beira to Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Samuel is a perfect match for us on all levels, being entrepreneurial and with a “yes we can” attitude he matches our team!  We are really looking forward to start working together, says Thomas Vestergaard, CEO of UPF Group.”

With Samuel at the helm, UPF’s new office in Portugal is poised to strengthen our global network and provide clients with a seamless and reliable shipping and logistics experience.

For further information please contact Samuel Bonifacio, Managing Director for UPF Portugal. Mobile +351 91 813 5434 – Mobile: +258 84 3776 7131 (WhatsApp) or e-mail SB@UPF-Group.dk

About UPF Group

UPF is a group of logistics companies that provides all types of transportation modes with a special focus on European and African trade – however with a strong network of partners in Southeast Asia, China and US. The company was founded in 2023 and now established with own offices in Denmark, Finland, Portugal Tanzania and Mozambique. Angola and a few more locations at the African continent are under establishment.