Category Archives: China

Industrial Incident in Tianjin Container Port

Dear Valued Customer,
On Wednesday, 12 August 2015 at approximately 23:20 local time (15:30 GMT), the Tianjin container port in China was hit by two large explosions that originated from within shipping containers used by a local logistics company to store hazardous goods such as flammable gases and liquids and toxic chemicals.
Due to the significant damage […]

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Agility Appoints Soren Poulsen as CEO for Greater China Area

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Soren Poulsen as CEO for Greater China Area (GCA). In this role, Poulsen will be responsible for leading Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics business in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Read more.

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Agility Signs Agreement with Shanghai International Port Group Logistics

Agility has strengthened its East China ocean freight service capabilities with a strategic partnership agreement with Shanghai International Port Group Logistics (SIPGL). The agreement covers all ocean freight activities and LCL/FCL and break bulk cargo, giving Agility unprecedented access to the complete infrastructure of SIPGL, including depot management, vessel planning and loading, trucking, door-to-port and […]

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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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Agility Opens New Warehouse in Hong Kong

Focused on delivering a comprehensive range of advanced logistics services, Agility has opened a new 13,000-square meter warehouse in Hong Kong.
The showcase grade “A” logistics center will provide customers in Hong Kong and South China with optimal storage and handling facilities, including dust-free and static-free zones for electronics components and climate-controlled areas for temperature-sensitive products. […]

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Hong Kong Office Has Resumed Normal Operations

The Hong Kong Observatory lowered the typhoon signal for Kai-tak to no. 3 around 6:00 a.m. this morning  (17 August 2012).  Typhoon Kai-tak did not heavily impact our operations, therefore our office has resumed normal operations.

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Typhoon Kai-tak to Hit Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Observatory has issued a typhoon signal eight for Hong Kong. Typhoon Kai-tak will impact local transportation, terminal and airport operations. Shipments out of Hong Kong and South China may experience a longer transit.
During this typhoon period, our office will be closed; however, there will be skeleton staff on-hand in our town office […]

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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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Tradelanes Issue 2/2012: Emerging Asia

Agility’s Tradelanes magazine brings you the latest news on logistics trends from emerging and developed markets around the globe. Click here to read the newest issue, which takes an in-depth look at economies in Southeast Asia. Learn more.

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Hong Kong Typhoon Doksuri

Typhoon signal number 8 was issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:20 p.m. tonight (June 29).  Local transportation, terminal and airport operations are impacted and shipments out of Hong Kong and South China may experience longer transit.
For more information about Doksuri, please refer to the Hong Kong Observatory website.

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