Category Archives: Road Freight

Operations Update – Extreme Port Terminal Congestion at Port of Hamburg, Germany

Please be informed that the Port of Hamburg in Germany is currently experiencing a very high utilization rate at its container terminals due to the late arrivals of vessels caused by bad weather conditions and short-term re-routing. The port is also experiencing a storage shortage and higher container dwell times. Furthermore, road works are disrupting […]

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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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Gates Closed at Nhava Sheva Terminal

Please be advised that due to a strike, Gate-In and Gate-Out activities of containers at Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) have come to a halt.
We understand that there are ongoing negotiations between the NSICT (operated by DP World) management and the labor unions on wage hikes. It is reported that terminal staff have stopped […]

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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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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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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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