Category Archives: Europe

Agility Wins Major UK Defence Event Contract; Will be Official Forwarder, On-site Handler at DSEI 2015, 2017

Agility has been awarded the contract to provide logistics services at the prestigious Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) events in 2015 and 2017 in London. DSEI is one of the world’s leading defence and security supply chain exhibitions. Learn More

Posted in Agility General Update, Defense & Government Services, Europe, Events, Industry Event

Operations Update – Strike by Lufthansa Pilots’ Union in Germany from April 1–4

Please be informed that the Lufthansa pilots’ union “Vereinigung Cockpit” (VC) has announced a three-day strike from April 1 at 22:00 GMT to April 4 at 21:59 GMT. The strike will affect Lufthansa Cargo services at all airports in Germany. Severe interference with flight operations is expected, leading to delays in inbound and outbound shipments.
Please […]

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe

Relocation Notice – Agility Spain Head office & Madrid Branch Operations

The Agility Spain HO and Madrid Branch Operations office has relocated on January 20, 2014.
Please find below the new contact details:
Rumanía 7 – Centro de Transportes de Coslada (CTC):
28821 – Coslada
Madrid, Spain
Tel: + 34 91 343 2100
The Coslada Transportation Centre is placed in a strategic area for the Logistics Industry in Spain. It hosts the Road […]

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Pursuing Success the Agility Way

Read Supply Chain Asia‘s in-depth interview with Agility’s Essa Al-Saleh.

Posted in Agility General Update, Air Freight, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Chemicals, China, Europe, Fairs & Events, Freight Forwarding, Middle East & Africa, New Zealand, Press, Products, Project Logistics, Region, Road Freight, Sea Freight, Specialized Services Tagged , ,

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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Strike at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Several French air traffic controllers’ unions have called for a strike at Charles De Gaulle airport (CDG), disrupting air traffic from Tuesday, June 11 to Thursday, June 13.
The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested airlines to adapt flight schedules to and from select airports in France.
We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates […]

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Agility Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification in Switzerland and France

Agility recently acquired ISO 9001:2008 umbrella certification for its Area West region, which includes France and Switzerland. 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 Completes First Delivery to Caspian Pipeline Consortium

Agility has successfully completed the delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organization operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
After a 6,000-kilometer transit, all cargo, including innovative, high-efficiency pump and seal equipment, arrived safely and in perfect condition in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, one week ahead of schedule. Learn more.

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Update – Changes to European Air Security Regulations

An update on our earlier post — The EU Commission has decided to prolong the transitional period for “known consignors” until April 28, 2013.
As of April 29, the “known consignor” security status will expire for a considerable number of existing Agility customers.
Read the original post on “Changes to European Air Security Regulations.”

Posted in Air Freight, Europe