Category Archives: Agility General Update

Agility, Maersk Join to Slash CO2 Emissions

Agility joins Maersk Line Carbon Pact initiative to cut CO2 by 15%
BAAR, Switzerland – September 26, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has signed an agreement with Maersk Line, the world’s largest container ship operator, to cut CO2 emissions by 15% per container transported on Agility shipments by 2020.
The agreement is part of Maersk’s […]

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Tarek Sultan Named Industry CEO of the Year

Top Agility executive recognized at 2016 CEO Middle East Awards
DUBAI — Sept. 20, 2016 – Agility chief executive Tarek Sultan was named Industry CEO of the Year at the CEO Middle East awards, an annual ceremony held in recognition of the region’s most successful and innovative corporate leaders.
Since Sultan joined Agility in 1997, it has […]

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Agility Recognized as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for 3PL Providers, Worldwide by Gartner

Magic Quadrant evaluates logistics providers according to their vision and ability to execute
Kuwait – August 31, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been recognized for the third year as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide, May 2016.
Gartner recognized Agility as a leader in 3PL logistics based on […]

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Entries Top 1,000 in Agility’s Modern Africa Photo Contest

Entries Top 1,000 in Agility’s Modern Africa Photo Contest
Pan-Africa Competition Seeks to Capture Fast-Changing Cities, Industry, Technology
 DUBAI – August 24, 2016 – Agility’s Africa 2016 Photo Competition, aimed at showcasing images that illustrate the breathtaking pace of change across the continent, has drawn more than 1,000 entries from professional and amateur photographers in 26 African […]

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Agility Appoints Richard Strollo to be Managing Director, Malaysia

Agility Appoints Richard Strollo to be Managing Director, Malaysia
Agility Malaysia names industry veteran to lead in key market

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — August 18, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Richard Strollo to be Managing Director, Malaysia, giving him responsibility for Agility’s operations in one of the company’s key markets.
Strollo brings two […]

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Agility’s Earning Release for Second Quarter 2016

Agility today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2016, reporting a net profit of KD 15 million, an increase of 11% compared to the second quarter of 2015. Earnings-per-share stood at 13.06 fils, and EBITDA stood at KD 29 million, a 12% increase compared to Q2 of 2015. Revenues were KD 309 […]

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Service Update: Turkey Operations

Please be advised that there has been no impact on Agility operations in Turkey following the coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016. The ban on flights issued by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States has been lifted as of July 19, 2016.
Agility is closely monitoring the situation, and will post additional […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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