Monthly Archives: December 2012

Strike Averted at U.S. Key Ports

Dockworkers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports reached a preliminary deal with the U.S. Maritime Alliance today, avoiding a work stoppage. The two sides agreed to extend talks for 30 days to work out remaining issues.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier […]

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Potential Strike – U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast

The current ILA labor contract expires at midnight on Saturday, December 29, 2012. With a new contract not yet in place, there is potential for a strike starting December 30.
The commencement of such a strike will shut down all major container terminals on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. The ripple effect from the terminal […]

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Agility Appoints Francesc Casamitjana as Americas CEO

Agility has announced the appointment of Francesc Casamitjana as Regional CEO of its Global Integrated Logistics business in the Americas. Effective January 1, 2013, Casamitjana replaces Mike Bible who moves to Europe as its Regional CEO. Learn more.

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Major emerging markets – still forging ahead?

The 2012 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index showed that top markets had emerged from the gloom having weathered the global economic slowdown relatively well. Vibrant domestic consumer markets and trade between emerging markets had made them more resilient to downturns in the developed markets. One year later, the global economy continues to struggle and there […]

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Tradelanes Issue 3/2012: Pharma

Agility’s latest issue of Tradelanes magazine takes a look at logistics in the pharmaceutical industry. Learn More.

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Agility Wins “Global 3PL of the Year” at Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards

Agility has won the “Global 3PL of the Year” for the third year in-a-row at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards. Learn more.

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Now Open

A new six-year deal has been officially signed and all terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are now open.

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Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Port Strike

A tentative agreement has been reached to end an eight-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The agreement is expected to be ratified today and workers are expected to return to their jobs.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, […]

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Typhoon Bopha Strikes the Philippines

Because of Typhoon Bopha, Agility Philippines offices in Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro (CDO) have suspended operations as of 12:00 p.m. today, December 4. Other Agility offices in the Philippines are operating as normal.
For any urgent matters, please contact:

Evan Tieng, Branch Manager, Cebu +63 917 3104378
David Tieng, Director, South Region +63 917 3202520
Liza […]

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Strike at Port of Los Angeles Continues

The labor strike in Los Angeles and Long Beach continues and the majority of port terminals remain closed. Moderate delays should be expected.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier Relations, at PRenault@agilitylogistics.com.

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