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SEA Branch Closure due to Extreme Weather

Due to a major snowstorm in the Seattle/Tacoma region, Agility SEA branch is closed on Wednesday, January 18, 2012.  We hope to resume operations on Thursday, January 19, 2012.  However, this is tentative depending on driving conditions. For further assistance, please contact Erin Brown in Seattle at +1 206.251.9518.

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

Strike in Brazil at Itajaí Port

At Itajaí Port in Brazil employees have not working since last week due to a strike. No vessels are berthing and there is no estimate date to restart operations. As a result we will have delays on vessels operations at Itajaí Port. Several vessels are being redirected to Navegantes Port.

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

48 Hour Strike in Brazil at Guarulhos Airport of Infraero

Please be advised that INFRAERO – Airport Customs Controller informed that they will interrupt their works during 48 hours, starting on Midnight (0h 00min) of 10.20.2011.
As a result we will have delays on flights operations, storages, clearances and handling at GUARULHOS Airport/ São Paulo.

Posted in Agility General Update, Air Freight, Americas, Brazil, Freight Forwarding, Products, Region

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 isanchez@agilitylogistics.com.
September 9 […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Americas, Mexico

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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USA Operations Normal After Hurricane Irene

All Agility offices, marine terminals, port operations, and rail ramp operations are back to business as usual on the US East Coast.

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USA Sea Freight – East Coast Port Update

Operations at ports and marine terminals on the US East Coast are resuming today, Monday, August 29, 2011, after the passing of Hurricane Irene.
Initial reports from our branch offices located at port facilities ranging from Boston to Miami state that most ports are open for business as usual, with electrical power fully restored, and all […]

Posted in Americas, Freight Forwarding, Products, Region, Sea Freight, United States