Monthly Archives: September 2011

U.S. FAA confirms certification of envirotainer’s RKN e1

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the certification of Envirotainer’s RKN e1 electrical heating and compressor cooling air cargo container, providing a welcome boost to the global life science and healthcare industries. The approval means that airlines based in the U.S., and any other country that recognizes FAA regulations, are now able to […]

Posted in Europe, Pharmaceuticals

Agility Switzerland obtains GDP Certification

Agility has obtained the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its Pharmaceutical Competence Center (PCC) in Switzerland. The certification verifies that the processes and procedures implemented by Agility’s PCC adhere to the best practices in handling pharmaceuticals. These are temperature and time sensitive by nature and fall under strict regulations from the World Health Organization […]

Posted in Certifications and Awards, Europe, Pharmaceuticals

Brazil Flooding and Port Closures

Operations at the Port of Itajaí and Navegantes have been suspended with no estimates for resuming to normal service, according to information from the Ports. Work has interrupted due to the strong flow of the Itajaí-Acu River. The terminal is installed at the mouth of the river, which is responsible for disposing of water from the […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Americas, Freight Forwarding, Products, Region, Sea Freight

Mexico Holiday Notice

Agility offices in Mexico will be closed on Friday, September 16 in observation of a national holiday, Independence Day. We will return the following Monday, September 19 on normal office hours.

Posted in Agility General Update, Americas, Mexico, Region

ILWU Work Stoppage in USA

Please be advised that the port of Seattle and Tacoma are currently experiencing a longshore work stoppage as of today, September 8, 2011.  ILWU work stoppage in Tacoma and Seattle has resulted in all carrier terminal operations being shut down.  This action is affecting all carriers’ terminal operations.  Trucks are not delivering or picking up […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Americas, Freight Forwarding, Products, Region, Road Freight, Sea Freight, United States

Denmark GDP Certified

Agility Denmark has obtained the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for both our staff and our outsourced warehouse.

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Mexico City Phone Issues

The Mexico City office is experiencing difficulty with their phone system. The office has power and internet connection, however only two working phone lines and no fax connection. The problem should be fixed in the next 48 hours, in the meantime if you need assistance please email your contact directly in Mexico or
September 9 […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Americas, Mexico

Agility Receives Highest Freight Security Certification

Agility has received the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) “A” certification in its Budapest and Helsinki offices. This certification recognizes Agility’s capabilities in implementing the highest security standards for its supply chain solutions.

Posted in Agility General Update

Public Holiday in United States – September 5th

Please be advised that due to Labor Day, a public holiday, Agility offices will be closed on Monday the 5th of September 2011 in the United States.

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