Category Archives: Freight Forwarding

Strike in India

Starting today, 11 major trade unions in India have called for a 48-hour general strike.
The All India Port and Dock Workers Federation, Water Transport Federation of India and Port and Dock Waterfront Workers Federation of India have joined the strike, which is affecting work at major ports across India.
If you have any questions or need […]

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Changes to European Air Security Regulations

There is a new European Air Security Regulation for European air exports (note: imports into Europe are not affected). As of March 25, the “known consignor” security status will expire for a considerable number of existing Agility customers.
With the new regulation (EU Regulation No. 300/2010), companies have to register themselves as a “known consignor” by […]

Posted in Air Freight, Europe

Strike Averted at U.S. Key Ports

Dockworkers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports reached a preliminary deal with the U.S. Maritime Alliance today, avoiding a work stoppage. The two sides agreed to extend talks for 30 days to work out remaining issues.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier […]

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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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Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Now Open

A new six-year deal has been officially signed and all terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are now open.

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Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Port Strike

A tentative agreement has been reached to end an eight-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The agreement is expected to be ratified today and workers are expected to return to their jobs.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, […]

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Strike at Port of Los Angeles Continues

The labor strike in Los Angeles and Long Beach continues and the majority of port terminals remain closed. Moderate delays should be expected.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier Relations, at PRenault@agilitylogistics.com.

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Update – Strike at Port of Los Angeles

The following nine terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are currently affected by the OCU/ILWU strike.

APMT – Maersk
WBCT – China Shipping, Yang Ming
ITS – K Line
TTI – Hanjin, MSC
STS – Evergreen
CUT – Hyundai
YTI – NYK
APL – APL
LBCT  – OOCL

We will […]

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Agility Appoints Claus Duval as Road Freight Regional Director

Agility recently appointed Claus Duval to lead the development of its European road freight business. Learn more.

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Update – Hurricane Sandy

As of today, our New Jersey (EWR) and Ohio (CLE) offices remain closed.
The ports in New York and New Jersey remain closed.  All airports are open, but with limited activity.

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