Category Archives: Press

Agility Appoints Pietro Albarelli as Managing Director Area South

Agility has announced the appointment of Pietro Albarelli as Managing Director, Area South Europe. In his new role, Albarelli will focus on continuing Agility’s growth in Area South Europe, which includes operations in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Austria and Turkey. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Two-Year Contract with SSAB

Agility has been appointed by SSAB EMEA AB (SSAB) to handle its heavy plate export shipments.
As part of the two-year contract, Agility will manage all of SSAB’s heavy plate export shipments from Oxelösund, Sweden, to an estimated 9,000 destinations worldwide. Learn more.

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Agility Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification in Europe and Central Asia

Agility recently acquired ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Area East region, which includes Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Learn more.

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Agility Opens New Warehouse in Malaysia

Agility expands offering to customers with the opening of a 47,500-square foot state-of-the-art logistics center in Melaka on the Malay Peninsula. Learn more.

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Agility Named Preferred Logistics Provider at ExCeL

Agility has been named “preferred logistics provider” at the ExCeL London International Exhibition and Convention Center. Learn more.

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Agility Lyon, France Branch Completes SQAS Assessment

Agility’s Lyon Genas branch has successfully completed the SQAS (Safety & Quality Assessment System) assessment. The assessment was handled by AJA Registrars Germany GmbH, a member of the European network of accredited independent third-party assessors.
In order to qualify for the SQAS assessment, Agility had to meet strict levels of compliance with local safety regulations, ISO […]

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Emerging Markets Slowdown Fails to Dim Enthusiasm

Global economic doldrums slowed emerging markets in 2012, but those countries remain bright spots for investors, manufacturers and logistics executives still wary of the uncertain outlook for the United States and Europe.
Emerging markets felt the effects of the continuing global slowdown in 2012 but generally weathered it better than developed countries […]

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What’s Going on in the World’s Fastest-Growing Logistics Markets?

The 2013 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index takes a close look at the BRICs and rising star markets to make some eye-opening findings. Learn more.

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BRICS and Rising Stars – How Did They Perform in 2012?

One year ago, the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index painted a mixed picture of the global economy – while emerging markets enjoyed healthy growth, developed markets remained stalled by the European financial crisis and a faltering U.S. economy. Last year, logistics and trade professionals ranked China, India, Brazil and Russia as […]

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Potential Strike – U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast

The current ILA labor contract expires at midnight on Saturday, December 29, 2012. With a new contract not yet in place, there is potential for a strike starting December 30.
The commencement of such a strike will shut down all major container terminals on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. The ripple effect from the terminal […]

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