Category Archives: Middle East & Africa

Disruption to Egypt Working Hours

Due to continued political unrest in Egypt, working hours will be disrupted over the coming week.
Transport links, ports and airports across Egypt will likely run minimum operations. However, should the situation continue or deteriorate, expect further disruptions and closures.
Agility operations will be suspended until the situation subsides and normal business can resume. Please find the […]

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Agility Announces Five-Year Deal with KNPC

Agility announced today it has won a five-year contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, worth an estimated $24.4 million. As part of the contract, Agility will provide door-to-door logistics solutions in 42 countries. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Health, Safety and Environment Awards in Kuwait

Agility has been awarded the “Gold Award 2013” in the health, safety and environment (HSE) excellence category by the American Society of Safety Engineers-Gulf Cooperation Council. The annual award recognizes leadership, excellence and encourages exceptional performance in the field of health, safety and environment in private sector companies in the […]

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Agility Wins New Warehousing Services Contract with Universal

Agility today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide warehousing services to Universal, a home appliance provider in Egypt.
As part of the five-year contract, Agility will manage the storage of various components for microwaves, washing machines, refrigerators, and several other home appliances in its warehouse in 6th of October City, […]

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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 Introduces Arabic Website to Serve Customers and Partners in the Middle East and North Africa

Agility has launched its Arabic-language website to cater to Arabic-speaking customers, partners, and shareholders in the Middle East and North Africa. Learn more.

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Agility DGS UK Wins Afghan Disposal Contract

Agility Defense & Government Services UK has won a 27-month contract to collect, track, store and dispose of non-military items and equipment used by UK forces in Afghanistan. Learn more.

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Muscat Air Cargo Terminal Congestion

Muscat Air Cargo Terminal has been facing severe congestion and delays for the past two weeks. Ground handling agent Oman Air has placed a complete embargo until midnight on 9 August 2012 for all shipments arriving at the Muscat airport.
With no immediate solution in sight, we expect the situation will worsen, with delays continuing over […]

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