Category Archives: Road Freight

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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U.S. East Coast Operations After Hurricane Sandy

Agility’s East Coast Branch Operations
•    BOS: Open and fully operational
•    JFK:  Skeletal crew, power and communications restored
•    EWR: Office remains closed
•    CLE: Office remains closed

Air
•    All airports in the U.S. Northeast are operational and flights are resuming their normal schedules. Potential backlogs will be cleared within a few days.

Ports/Rail
•   The Virginia Port […]

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Cyclone Warning for Chennai

The coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India, are braced for Cyclone Nilam, which is expected to make landfall Wednesday, October 31.
Chennai port, on the country’s southeast coast, has stopped cargo operations. Flights are not facing delays at the moment, however the situation remains fluid. Branch operations are not affected at this stage.
We […]

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Typhoon Haikui to Hit East China

Tropical storm Haikui has been upgraded to Typhoon status and is expected to make landfall by midnight tonight, impacting the coastal cities of Ningbo and Wenzhou.
The China Meteorological Administration has issued a red alert for Haikui, the highest so far this year.
Shanghai authorities have issued the following statements:
•    No ships will be allowed out of […]

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Union Strike in Italy

The Italian Trade Union has scheduled a strike for Friday, June 22.
This may impact all modes of transport including airports and ports; as a consequence, our services may suffer delays. We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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SEA Branch Closure due to Extreme Weather

Due to a major snowstorm in the Seattle/Tacoma region, Agility SEA branch is closed on Wednesday, January 18, 2012.  We hope to resume operations on Thursday, January 19, 2012.  However, this is tentative depending on driving conditions. For further assistance, please contact Erin Brown in Seattle at +1 206.251.9518.

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Update on Thailand

Agility has been impacted by the flooding in Thailand but we are still operating as normal in a number of locations. For the latest updates please email asia@agilitylogistics.com

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Update on Flooding in Thailand

After heavy rains in Thailand in recent weeks many provinces in the northern and central regions are now impacted by high levels of flood water and the affected area is expected to widen in the coming days. The fast-flowing flood water is moving downward from the northern region to the central region and flooding is […]

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ILWU Work Stoppage in USA

Please be advised that the port of Seattle and Tacoma are currently experiencing a longshore work stoppage as of today, September 8, 2011.  ILWU work stoppage in Tacoma and Seattle has resulted in all carrier terminal operations being shut down.  This action is affecting all carriers’ terminal operations.  Trucks are not delivering or picking up […]

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