Monthly Archives: February 2013

Agility Appoints Pietro Albarelli as Managing Director Area South

Agility has announced the appointment of Pietro Albarelli as Managing Director, Area South Europe. In his new role, Albarelli will focus on continuing Agility’s growth in Area South Europe, which includes operations in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Austria and Turkey. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Two-Year Contract with SSAB

Agility has been appointed by SSAB EMEA AB (SSAB) to handle its heavy plate export shipments.
As part of the two-year contract, Agility will manage all of SSAB’s heavy plate export shipments from Oxelösund, Sweden, to an estimated 9,000 destinations worldwide. Learn more.

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Strike in India

Starting today, 11 major trade unions in India have called for a 48-hour general strike.
The All India Port and Dock Workers Federation, Water Transport Federation of India and Port and Dock Waterfront Workers Federation of India have joined the strike, which is affecting work at major ports across India.
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Changes to European Air Security Regulations

There is a new European Air Security Regulation for European air exports (note: imports into Europe are not affected). As of March 25, the “known consignor” security status will expire for a considerable number of existing Agility customers.
With the new regulation (EU Regulation No. 300/2010), companies have to register themselves as a “known consignor” by […]

Posted in Air Freight, Europe