Category Archives: Asia Pacific

Emerging Markets Slowdown Fails to Dim Enthusiasm

Global economic doldrums slowed emerging markets in 2012, but those countries remain bright spots for investors, manufacturers and logistics executives still wary of the uncertain outlook for the United States and Europe.
Emerging markets felt the effects of the continuing global slowdown in 2012 but generally weathered it better than developed countries […]

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What’s Going on in the World’s Fastest-Growing Logistics Markets?

The 2013 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index takes a close look at the BRICs and rising star markets to make some eye-opening findings. Learn more.

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BRICS and Rising Stars – How Did They Perform in 2012?

One year ago, the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index painted a mixed picture of the global economy – while emerging markets enjoyed healthy growth, developed markets remained stalled by the European financial crisis and a faltering U.S. economy. Last year, logistics and trade professionals ranked China, India, Brazil and Russia as […]

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Agility Wins “Global 3PL of the Year” at Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards

Agility has won the “Global 3PL of the Year” for the third year in-a-row at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards. Learn more.

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Typhoon Bopha Strikes the Philippines

Because of Typhoon Bopha, Agility Philippines offices in Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro (CDO) have suspended operations as of 12:00 p.m. today, December 4. Other Agility offices in the Philippines are operating as normal.
For any urgent matters, please contact:

Evan Tieng, Branch Manager, Cebu +63 917 3104378
David Tieng, Director, South Region +63 917 3202520
Liza […]

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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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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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Agility Names New Asia Pacific and Europe CEOs

Agility has named 28-year company veteran Chris Price as Chief Executive Officer of its fast-growing Asia Pacific operations. The company has also named 11-year company veteran Mike Bible as Chief Executive Officer of its Europe operations. Learn more.

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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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