Strategically located in the suburb of Monrovia, specifically 16th Street, Coleman Avenue in Sinkor, the United Logistic Company (ULC) is one of Liberia’s premier professional service providers at the disposal of many of its clients.
ULC as it is popularly known by many of its clients in Liberia and elsewhere in the West Africa sub region is always noted for its professional services as its motto applied: ‘Your Trusted Partner For Logistical Services’ is owned by a young Liberian entrepreneur, and a mentor Liberia’s leaders, Mr. Eric Hage.
Speaking to the GNN-Liberia, the soft-spoken, and highly versatile motivator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ULC quietly seated behind his executive desk in his newly constructed headquarter in Sinkor, Mr. Hage who is religiously grinded chronologically began to tell his story to our staff.
He said as a start, he begin to use his lone vehicle which was eventually situated as a car rental service, and further noted that with the belief and philosophical thought, he did a study on people who have succeeded, and notably realized that their success came from the vision and respect they endured which has made them successful people today.
“The car was there to make money; visiting hotels in a bid to seek contracts, six months after I was able to raise money to buy another car, and hiring another driver; I became ambitious to do the business. A year and half later I was able to buy additional three cars for the same purpose. At first I began to ponder over as who to trust, I felt I should trust whoever was available,” Mr. Hage narrating his entrepreneurial achievements explained.
He said prior to venturing into the car rental business, he worked at USAID for three years, and later taught Business Management at the Stella Maris, “After acquiring some funds from that institution, I was able to purchase additional vehicles and hiring more drivers, this project successfully grew making me to involve myself into other businesses including automobile band real estate,” He told the GNN-Liberia.
The services of ULC include Vehicle leasing, Preventing Maintenance Service & Advise, Paint and Body Repair, GPS Tracking and Installation, Close Circuit TV Supply & Installation, Vehicle Spare parts Supply, and Driver’s Training & Behavioral Management Consulting.
The Chief Executive Officer ULC, Mr. Hage, a committed and reliable Liberian businessman who is been admired by many both in Liberia and outside the country was recently commissioned to serve as a representative of InterMotive, a Holland based supplier of Toyota vehicles and spare parts to West Africa for the sale of all InterMotive vehicles and spare parts.
A product of the Cuttington University where he got his Masters and Undergraduate Degrees here in Liberia, and was also an honorary recipient of a Nigerian based Air force Military School where he successfully made his mark, by becoming the Prefect in charge of Labour at the school where he was highly respected.
Having passion for education, the ULC boss has provided several scholarships to several deserving students at the University of Liberia, Secondary and elementary schools, since his primary focus is on education.
Speaking about his mentor and role model, Mr. Hage first gave praises to God for given him the opportunity to serve his people in a dignified manner, and also lauded his mother, Madam Vulate Hage for being his inspirational guide, and further frowned on Liberians, especially those who are rejecting the empowerment of young people who are future leaders, noting, “I find it disappointing that people finds pleasure not to teach young people who are the future leaders how to live and succeed in live, These young people; our future leaders need help,” the ULC executive told GNN-Liberia during a chat.
Speaking further, Mr. Hage warned young people not to allow difficulties overshadow their future, stressing, “Our young people must be consistent and do what they want to do to their best,” he voiced for Liberia’s future leaders.
Holding graciously in his hand behind his desk in his office a Holy Bible quoting some biblical verses, Mr. Hage said, “This book has been my guild; I am not perfect in totality, but a man of integrity, and with God above all things are possible,” he noted.
Our staff during the visit on the compound of ULC took up time to chat with some of the employees, many of whom are young people expressed gratitude to their boss (Mr. Eric Hage) for affording them jobs opportunity for the continuation of their education at various universities and colleges.
Robert Dweh a student of the AME University where he is studying sociology and management and also in charge of Procurement at the ULC overwhelmingly praised his employer for the opportunity given him to secure a job at ULC expressed thanks and appreciation to his employer.
For Tanya A. Darpoh; Administrative Assistant at ULC, and also a university graduate added her voice by lauding the humanitarian gesture of their boss, noting that his vision to help young Liberians succeed in life is indeed overwhelming.
Other employees who spoke to the GNN-Liberia at their various assignments included Robert Foday; Service Advisor, Rebecca Sackie; Facility Supervisor, Henry Mawolo; Office Administrator, Godfried M. Amoako; Workshop Supervisor and Philip Massaquoi; Fleet Supervisor in a chat with this news outlet praised the company’s management for its support in upgrading their livelihood.
During a tour of the Company’s workshop, anxious young Liberians were seen busy doing their respective technical assignments, while at the same time expressing their gratitude to their employer, Mr. Eric Hage for allowing them to acquire basic knowledge in the areas of their specifications.