Monthly Archives: June 2016

Agility, Super Group Form South Africa Logistics Joint Venture

Deal strengthens Agility in strategic market, gives Super Group access to global network
DUBAI – June 29, 2016 – Leading global logistics provider Agility announced that it has formed a joint venture in South Africa with Super Group, a Johannesburg-based supply chain management and transportation specialist, after acquiring a minority stake in Super Group’s freight forwarding […]

Posted in Agility General Update

Agility Appoints Markus Lingohr to Head Area Central Europe

Agility Appoints Markus Lingohr to Head Area Central Europe
Logistics industry veteran to lead operations in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland
HAMBURG, Germany — June 22, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Markus Lingohr to be Managing Director for Area Central Europe, giving him responsibility for its operations in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe

Amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention (SOLAS Chapter VI) – Update

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made amendments to Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention. As of July 1, SOLAS requires that container weight is verified prior to stowage aboard ship. The new regulation prohibits loading of a packed container on board unless the verified gross mass (VGM) information is provided in advance to […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Sea Freight

Agility Hungary Receives TAPA A Certifications For Two Warehouses

Agility Hungary has received Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) A certifications for two warehouses, in Budapest and Komarom (northern Hungary). In Budapest, the 2,600 sqm warehouse, located at the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, specializes in high-value and temperature-controlled cargo storage, and offers air, ocean, and road freight services. Agility also provides cross-docking operations to […]

Posted in Agility General Update

Agility Wins BMW Gold Award for Excellence in Warehousing, Distribution

Agility Wins BMW Gold Award for Excellence in Warehousing, Distribution
Fourth time BMW has recognized Agility for excellence
MUMBAI, India – June 8, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, won BMW’s prestigious Gold Award for excellence in warehousing and distribution for work at a showcase distribution center in Mumbai managed for the automaker by Agility since […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Certifications and Awards

Agility Named One of Top Companies in the Arab World

Agility Named One of Top Companies in the Arab World
Forbes also recognizes Agility board member as one of most powerful Arab businesswomen
KUWAIT, June 7 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, was named as one of the Top Companies in the Arab World by Forbes Middle East, which also singled out Agility board member […]

Posted in Agility General Update

Agility Launches 2nd Annual Modern Africa Photo Competition

Agility Launches 2nd Annual Modern Africa Photo Competition

Pan-Africa Contest Seeks to Capture Fast-Changing Cities, Industry, Technology

DUBAI – June 1, 2016 – Agility, a global leader in integrated logistics, today launched its Africa 2016 Photo Competition, an effort to inspire and showcase images that illustrate the breathtaking pace of change across modern Africa.
The annual contest, now […]

Posted in Press