Category Archives: Region

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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Carmen, Mexico Office Reopened

Power has been restored to Agility’s Carmen, Mexico office. The office is now open and operational.

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Carmen, Mexico Office Closed

Due to Tropical Storm Ernesto, our Carmen, Mexico office is without power and telephone service and will be closed today. We will advise when conditions improve.
If you need to reach the Carmen office urgently, please contact Alex Escalante, Director of Operations, Mexico, at +52.938.150.1494.

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Philippines Office Update

Agility Philippines has resumed full operations today, August 8. However, widespread flooding is expected to cause some impact to operations for the next few days at least.
Other Agility sites in Cebu and Davao continue with their normal operations.
If you need further information please contact asia@agilitylogistics.com

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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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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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Typhoon Saola Hitting Taiwan

Please be informed that Typhoon Saola is approaching Taiwan. The Government Authority has announced that all schools and offices, including Taoyuan International Airport customs, will be closed tomorrow, August 2. Communication and service from our Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung offices may be delayed.

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

Brazil customs officers are still on strike and working slowly. The strike may disrupt cargo flow at seaports, airports and bonded warehouses for more several weeks. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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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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Agility Expands Presence in Hungary

Agility has opened its fourth branch in Sarvar, Hungary. The production site was specifically designed to support Lenovo’s assembly lines (operated by Flextronics) and fulfill its print-on-demand requirements. Learn more.

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