Category Archives: Products

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 […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Sea Freight

Agility Appointed to Handle UK Automotive Aftermarket Show

Agility has been appointed as the official freight and on-site handling contractor at the inaugural Automechanika Birmingham show, which will be held June 7-9 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK. As official freight and on-site handling contractor, Agility Fairs & Events will assist exhibitors and their contractors with international logistics and shipping requirements for […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Automotive, Europe, Fairs & Events, Industry Event, Press, Trade Show

Agility Wins Two-Year Contract for Major Natural Gas Event

Agility has been awarded a contract to provide international freight and on-site handling services for the Gastech Conference & Exhibition in 2017 and 2018. The 2017 event will be held April 4-7 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Read more.

Posted in Agility General Update, Fairs & Events, Press, Trade Show

Agility Wins Contract for Three Major Defense Shows in UAE

Agility has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) to manage international freight and provide on-site handling services for the 2017 and 2019 editions of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX), and the 2016, 2018 and 2020 editions of the Unmanned Systems […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Defense & Government Services, Events, Industry Event, Middle East & Africa, Press

Agility Appointed to Handle British Marine Boat Shows

Agility has been awarded the contract by British Marine to provide freight forwarding services for the British Marine Boat Shows in London and Southampton in 2016. Agility will use its global network and expertise to assist exhibitors with their shipping requirements for the 2016 London Boat Show from Jan. 8-17 and for the 2016 Southampton Boat […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe, Events, Fairs & Events, Industry Event, Press, Trade Show

Agility Receives EQUiP Accreditation by CSafeGlobal

Agility has received the Enhanced Qualified User Program (EQUiP®) accreditation by CSafeGlobal for meeting the highest level of cold chain supply chain integrity. The EQUiP® accreditation demonstrates Agility’s cold chain distribution expertise in ensuring temperature-sensitive goods are delivered unadulterated and with their efficacy fully intact. For more information on Agility’s cold chain solutions, click here.

Posted in Agility General Update, Air Freight, Certifications and Awards, Europe, Pharmaceuticals

Industrial Incident in Tianjin Container Port

Dear Valued Customer,
On Wednesday, 12 August 2015 at approximately 23:20 local time (15:30 GMT), the Tianjin container port in China was hit by two large explosions that originated from within shipping containers used by a local logistics company to store hazardous goods such as flammable gases and liquids and toxic chemicals.
Due to the significant damage […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Asia Pacific, China, Freight Forwarding, Sea Freight

U.S. West Coast Port Update

Agility would like to update you on developments on the U.S. West Coast which are now negatively impacting the shipping lines’ ability to operate fixed-day services in this trade lane. Learn more.

Posted in Agility General Update, Sea Freight

Agility is Official Onsite Logistics Contractor for ITMA 2015, the World’s Largest Textile Machinery Exhibition

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been appointed as the official onsite logistics contractor (OLC) for ITMA 2015, the world’s most established textile and garment technology exhibition. ITMA 2015 will take place in the fashion capital of Milan from 12 to 19 November 2015. Agility will work in close cooperation with Expotrans S.r.l, Milan, […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe, Events, Fairs & Events, Trade Show

Agility Wins Major Oil and Gas Event Contract

Agility has been awarded a contract by dmg::events to manage international freight and provide on-site handling services for the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) in 2015 and 2016. ADIPEC is a major global trade show and conference for oil and gas professionals. Both events will be held at the Abu Dhabi National […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Events, Fairs & Events, Trade Show