Category Archives: Freight Forwarding

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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Severe Flooding and Landslides in Norway Causing Delays

Due to severe flooding and landslides – in particular around the city of Kvam in the area Gudbrandsdalen – shipments in/out of the area will be delayed.
At this time, the E6 is closed in several stretches as are other major roads in the area.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Kenneth […]

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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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Agility Completes First Delivery to Caspian Pipeline Consortium

Agility has successfully completed the delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organization operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
After a 6,000-kilometer transit, all cargo, including innovative, high-efficiency pump and seal equipment, arrived safely and in perfect condition in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, one week ahead of schedule. 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.”

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Heavy Snowfall Causing Delays in Europe

Due to heavy snowfall, multiple outbound flights from major international airports in Europe have been cancelled or are operating with some delay. Frankfurt airport, which was shut down earlier, is back in operation but with massive backlog, flight cancellations and delays. The majority of cargo freighters are rerouted via Amsterdam airport, where operations are back […]

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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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