Category Archives: Air Freight

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.

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Update on Thailand

The current political situation in Thailand is getting worse as anti-government protesters are forcing the Thailand government to vacate their office buildings as well as to cancel/postpone Thailand’s upcoming election, slated for early February 2014.
The protesters have announced that they will shut down parts of Bangkok from Monday 13th January onward, with at least seven […]

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Pursuing Success the Agility Way

Read Supply Chain Asia‘s in-depth interview with Agility’s Essa Al-Saleh.
 
 

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Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

The after effects of typhoon Haiyan, with maximum sustained winds of 215 kph (134 mph) and gusts of up to 250 kph (155 mph), is now being felt by Agility Cebu. The branch has suspended its operations for Thursday, 7 November. Government offices including the Bureau of Customs and many organizations in the private sector […]

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Agility and H.Essers Team Up as Preferred Service Providers for Actavis

Agility and H.Essers’ have been awarded a long-term contract as the preferred logistics service providers managing an integrated “Control Tower” operation for Actavis’ global pharma supply chain. Learn More.

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Disruption to Egypt Working Hours

Due to continued political unrest in Egypt, working hours will be disrupted over the coming week.
Transport links, ports and airports across Egypt will likely run minimum operations. However, should the situation continue or deteriorate, expect further disruptions and closures.
Agility operations will be suspended until the situation subsides and normal business can resume. Please find the […]

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ANL and Agility to Launch New PNG Joint Venture

ANL Singapore Ltd and Agility will launch a new joint venture in PNG on July 1, 2013. The joint venture, named ANL Agencies PNG Ltd., will primarily handle ANL’s shipping agency business throughout PNG. Learn More.

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Strike at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Several French air traffic controllers’ unions have called for a strike at Charles De Gaulle airport (CDG), disrupting air traffic from Tuesday, June 11 to Thursday, June 13.
The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested airlines to adapt flight schedules to and from select airports in France.
We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates […]

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Agility Announces Five-Year Deal with KNPC

Agility announced today it has won a five-year contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, worth an estimated $24.4 million. As part of the contract, Agility will provide door-to-door logistics solutions in 42 countries. Learn more.

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Update – Changes to European Air Security Regulations

An update on our earlier post — The EU Commission has decided to prolong the transitional period for “known consignors” until April 28, 2013.
As of April 29, the “known consignor” security status will expire for a considerable number of existing Agility customers.
Read the original post on “Changes to European Air Security Regulations.”

Posted in Air Freight, Europe