Category Archives: Agility General Update

San Juan Office Closed – Tropical Storm Isaac

Due to Tropical Storm Isaac, Agility’s San Juan office will be closed from 5:00 p.m. today through noon tomorrow, August 23. For emergencies, please contact Jose Perez, Branch Manager, San Juan, at 787.414.1379.

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has passed 60 days. The strike 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. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more […]

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Hong Kong Office Has Resumed Normal Operations

The Hong Kong Observatory lowered the typhoon signal for Kai-tak to no. 3 around 6:00 a.m. this morning  (17 August 2012).  Typhoon Kai-tak did not heavily impact our operations, therefore our office has resumed normal operations.

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Typhoon Kai-tak to Hit Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Observatory has issued a typhoon signal eight for Hong Kong. Typhoon Kai-tak will impact local transportation, terminal and airport operations. Shipments out of Hong Kong and South China may experience a longer transit.
During this typhoon period, our office will be closed; however, there will be skeleton staff on-hand in our town office […]

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Agility Announces Financial Results for Q2 2012

Today Agility reported a net profit of KD 7.8 million for the quarter, and earnings per share (EPS) of 7.9 fils. The mid-year results reflect continued positive momentum and show internal transformation and business development efforts are paying off. GIL continues to be the main driver behind Agility’s overall growth and is forging leadership position […]

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Carmen, Mexico Office Reopened

Power has been restored to Agility’s Carmen, Mexico office. The office is now open and operational.

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Carmen, Mexico Office Closed

Due to Tropical Storm Ernesto, our Carmen, Mexico office is without power and telephone service and will be closed today. We will advise when conditions improve.
If you need to reach the Carmen office urgently, please contact Alex Escalante, Director of Operations, Mexico, at +52.938.150.1494.

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Philippines Office Update

Agility Philippines has resumed full operations today, August 8. However, widespread flooding is expected to cause some impact to operations for the next few days at least.
Other Agility sites in Cebu and Davao continue with their normal operations.
If you need further information please contact asia@agilitylogistics.com

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Typhoon Haikui to Hit East China

Tropical storm Haikui has been upgraded to Typhoon status and is expected to make landfall by midnight tonight, impacting the coastal cities of Ningbo and Wenzhou.
The China Meteorological Administration has issued a red alert for Haikui, the highest so far this year.
Shanghai authorities have issued the following statements:
•    No ships will be allowed out of […]

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Muscat Air Cargo Terminal Congestion

Muscat Air Cargo Terminal has been facing severe congestion and delays for the past two weeks. Ground handling agent Oman Air has placed a complete embargo until midnight on 9 August 2012 for all shipments arriving at the Muscat airport.
With no immediate solution in sight, we expect the situation will worsen, with delays continuing over […]

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