Category Archives: Agility General Update

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 […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe

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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Agility Hungary Receives TAPA A Certifications For Two Warehouses

Agility Hungary has received Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) A certifications for two warehouses, in Budapest and Komarom (northern Hungary). In Budapest, the 2,600 sqm warehouse, located at the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, specializes in high-value and temperature-controlled cargo storage, and offers air, ocean, and road freight services. Agility also provides cross-docking operations to […]

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Agility Wins BMW Gold Award for Excellence in Warehousing, Distribution

Agility Wins BMW Gold Award for Excellence in Warehousing, Distribution
Fourth time BMW has recognized Agility for excellence
MUMBAI, India – June 8, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, won BMW’s prestigious Gold Award for excellence in warehousing and distribution for work at a showcase distribution center in Mumbai managed for the automaker by Agility since […]

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Agility Named One of Top Companies in the Arab World

Agility Named One of Top Companies in the Arab World
Forbes also recognizes Agility board member as one of most powerful Arab businesswomen
KUWAIT, June 7 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, was named as one of the Top Companies in the Arab World by Forbes Middle East, which also singled out Agility board member […]

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Agility Wins Five-Year YIACO Contract

Agility Wins Five-Year YIACO Contract

Logistics leader will support Kuwait healthcare system with dedicated 9,000-sqm warehouse

KUWAIT – May 17, 2016– Agility, a leading global logistics provider, won a five-year contract with medical and pharmaceutical supplier YIACO Medical Company to provide specialized warehousing and other services in support of YIACO’s work in the healthcare industry for both […]

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