Category Archives: Europe

Army Pedersen Appointed General Manager of Agility Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – recently appointed Army Pedersen as the General Manager of its operations in Denmark. In his new role, Pedersen will be responsible for the expansion of the business and customer relationships in Denmark.

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U.S. FAA confirms certification of envirotainer’s RKN e1

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the certification of Envirotainer’s RKN e1 electrical heating and compressor cooling air cargo container, providing a welcome boost to the global life science and healthcare industries. The approval means that airlines based in the U.S., and any other country that recognizes FAA regulations, are now able to […]

Posted in Europe, Pharmaceuticals

Agility Switzerland obtains GDP Certification

Agility has obtained the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its Pharmaceutical Competence Center (PCC) in Switzerland. The certification verifies that the processes and procedures implemented by Agility’s PCC adhere to the best practices in handling pharmaceuticals. These are temperature and time sensitive by nature and fall under strict regulations from the World Health Organization […]

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Strike by German air traffic controllers on 9th August

German air traffic controllers have announced that they will stage a six-hour walkout tomorrow 9th August 2011. The union representing the controllers said no civilian flights would be handled in Germany between 06.00 and 12.00 hrs (local time).
Airlines have taken comprehensive measures in preparation for the strike action. Flights have been brought forward or delayed, […]

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Green Cargo Certification for Agility Sweden

Agility Sweden has been awarded with the Green Cargo’s Climate Certification 2011, by Green Cargo, a logistics company, for its sustainable and environmental friendly supply chain in Sweden.
Since 2002 Green Cargo has awarded this certificate to its partners. The certificate was presented to Agility, Mats Nordin at the seminar Hållbar logistic  (Sustainable Logistics) on June […]

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Agility Germany Fairs & Events Headquarters moved

The German Fairs & Events Headquarters, formerly Voltastrasse 81, 60486 Frankfurt has moved to Karlsruher Strasse 4, 30880 Hanover/Laatzen.
More on: Worldwide Directory

Posted in Agility General Update, Europe, Fairs & Events, Specialized Services

Six Libyan ports frozen by the European Union

In sanctions imposed on Muammar Gaddafi’s government the European Union agreed to freeze six Libyan ports.
EU officials say they will make it illegal for European-operated ships to do business with the port authorities. A wide ranging asset freeze and travel ban has also already been imposed from the EU.
This can cause delays for any shipments […]

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Agility received ‘Qualified Envirotainer Providers’ – accreditation

We herewith would like to inform you that Agility’s facilities in Basel, Switzerland, and Paris, France, have obtained accreditation as Qualified Envirotainer Providers (QEP).
The successfully concluded accreditation process is an important component and proof point in the strategy –  serving the needs of the pharmaceuticals and biotech industry at the very highest level.
Basel plays a […]

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Update on Volcano Eruption in Iceland

Update on Volcano Eruption in Iceland:

Great Britain back to normal, no delays at London Heathrow
About 700 flights have been cancelled in North Germany
Affected Airports are Bremen, Hamburg and Berlin which are not the major Cargo Airport
Hamburg, Bremen and Berlin reopened and no major cargo delays
Poland is to predicted to be under ash tomorrow morning but with […]

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Logipharma is coming

We look forward to seeing you at Logipharma.  Find out more at http://www.agilitylogistics.com/logipharma .

Posted in Europe, Events, Industry Event, Middle East & Africa, Pharmaceuticals, Trade Show