Category Archives: Agility General Update

Agility Opens New Warehouse in Hong Kong

Focused on delivering a comprehensive range of advanced logistics services, Agility has opened a new 13,000-square meter warehouse in Hong Kong.
The showcase grade “A” logistics center will provide customers in Hong Kong and South China with optimal storage and handling facilities, including dust-free and static-free zones for electronics components and climate-controlled areas for temperature-sensitive products. […]

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Transport Canada Registered Shippers List

“Known Shipper” status does not equal “Registered Shippers” status under Transport Canada’s new air cargo security program.
The Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Program is changing. Effective December 31, 2012, 100 percent of all cargo transported on a domestic, international, or trans-border passenger flight departing a Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) airport, must be secured.
Agility […]

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Strike in Chile Has Ended

On Saturday, October 6, the stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile ended their strike. Operations at all terminals at the port of San Antonio have returned to normal.

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Strikes in Chile

The stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile, have been on indefinite strike since September 24. The strike is affecting all terminals at the port of San Antonio — access to all terminals and operations at the port are currently suspended.
On October 2, the stevedores at the ports of San Vicente, Lirquen and Coronel […]

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has now passed 90 days. The strike still greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port.
The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export side. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more weeks.
We […]

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Agility Names New Asia Pacific and Europe CEOs

Agility has named 28-year company veteran Chris Price as Chief Executive Officer of its fast-growing Asia Pacific operations. The company has also named 11-year company veteran Mike Bible as Chief Executive Officer of its Europe operations. Learn more.

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Agility DGS UK Wins Afghan Disposal Contract

Agility Defense & Government Services UK has won a 27-month contract to collect, track, store and dispose of non-military items and equipment used by UK forces in Afghanistan. Learn more.

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New Orleans Office Closed Until September 4

Due to widespread power outages and flooding as a result of Hurricane Isaac, our New Orleans office will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4. We anticipate that normal business hours will resume at that time.

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New Orleans Office Remains Closed

Due to Hurricane Isaac and its impact on the greater New Orleans area, our office remains closed today, August 29.
In case of emergency, please contact: Operations – Kelly Lendway at KLendway@agilitylogistics.com or Jose Cartagena at JCartagena@agilitylogistics.com; Seagull Marine – Tommy Dardar at TDardar@agilitylogistics.com.
We will provide updates as conditions improve.

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New Orleans Office Closed – Tropical Storm Isaac

Due to the approaching Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac, our Project Logistics New Orleans, Louisiana office will be closed today, August 28.  As soon as the authorities deem the area safe to re-enter, our New Orleans office will resume normal business hours.
If you need assistance, please contact: Operations – Kelly Lendway at KLendway@agilitylogistics.com or Jose Cartagena at […]

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