Logistics provider singled out for investments and corporate social responsibility in Africa
DUBAI – December 13, 2018 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been recognized as Company of the Year by both The West Africa Regional Magazine and at the Meet the Farmers conference.
Agility Africa was named “Logistics Company of the Year” at the 2018 Meet the Farmers Conference last month in Dubai. The award recognized Agility Africa for its investments and initiatives across the continent, as well as for its corporate social responsibility activities. The Meet the Farmers Conference connects large-scale agricultural commodity producers with buyers.
In August, Agility Africa was selected as “Investment Company of the Year” by The West Africa Regional Magazine (TWARM), which recognized Agility Africa for its contributions to the growth and development of Africa through infrastructure solutions and world-class warehouses.
Agility is building a network of international-standard logistics parks in key markets across Africa to support the development of domestic and regional trade. Agility Africa currently has a 41-acre logistics park in Ghana and will open logistics parks in Maputo, Mozambique; Lagos, Nigeria; and Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire in 2019.
“Agility Africa believes that in order to support economic development and drive growth and prosperity, the necessary infrastructure must be in place to enable trade. Being recognized with these awards is testament to our commitment to developing world-class logistics and warehouse parks across the continent,” said Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa.
The Logistics Company of the Year award was presented at the Meet the Farmers at the H-Hotel in Dubai, under the patronage of H.E. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei. The awards honored companies in logistics, agri-tech, sustainability, business excellence, as well as those involved in UAE and African development. The “Investment Company of the Year” award was presented at the TWARM awards dinner in Dubai and honored companies in Investments, Business and Leadership.
Agility Logistics Parks is one of the largest private owners and developers of warehousing and light industrial parks in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. It funds, builds and manages world-class facilities and infrastructure that help companies operate in the world’s fastest-growing markets. Agility Logistics Parks’ parent, Agility, is a pioneer in emerging markets and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a publicly traded company with $4.6 billion in annual revenue. Across Africa, Agility is funding and developing a network of international-standard warehouse parks providing reliable logistics infrastructure in a secure environment with consistent power and IT connectivity, with logistics parks in Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Mozambique and Nigeria.
For more information about Agility, visit www.agility.com/africa