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Strike in Norway

At 7:00 a.m. local time today, customs employees in Oslo, Akershus, Southern Norway and Eastern Norway went on strike. There may be slightly longer processing times for customs in the affected areas – when applying for a customs credit, credit for one-time fee, or a daily settlement. Payment of refunds may also be delayed.
Border control […]

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Canada Pacific Railway Suspends Canadian Rail Services

Yesterday, Canada Pacific Railway (CP) suspended its Canadian rail services after engineers, conductors, and rail traffic controllers of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) began a strike. Negotiations between the parties are still underway and should the negotiation be prolonged, the Canadian Labor Minister is readying possible back-to-work legislation.
The strike will not affect CP rail […]

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Update on Strike at Port Kelang, Malaysia

The strike by container haulage drivers at Port Kelang – the main import and export gateway by sea into Malaysia – has temporarily stopped. Authorities from Port Kelang terminal are currently working on an agreement between truckers and depot operators.
However, the strike has resulted in a backlog of containers at the port. As a consequence, […]

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Agility Opens State-of-the-Art Facility in Penang, Malaysia

To meet the growing demand for integrated logistics services in Malaysia, Agility relocated to a new location in Penang. The state-of-the-art facility has approximately 60,000 square feet of warehouse space and 20,000 square feet of office space. Learn more.

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Strike at Port Kelang in Malaysia

A truck operators strike started today at Port Kelang in Malaysia.
The demonstration has resulted in blockages to main road junctions leading to Northport Terminal, Customs and Depots in the Port Kelang vicinity. Traffic is at a standstill.
The massive traffic jam has resulted in backlog and has impacted Agility’s container delivery today as haulage drivers are […]

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Agility Poland Receives AEO-S Certification

Agility has received the Authorized Economic Operator certificate for safety and security in its Poland offices. This certification demonstrates Agility’s aim to provide its customers with simplified processing and operational excellence. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Heavy-Lift Contract to Move Railway Wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan

Agility has won a contract to transport 420 railway wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan for Talgo. Agility will leverage its specialized expertise, global network and partnerships to manage the movement of wagons from origin to final destination, while providing the highest standard of health, safety and quality management. Learn more.

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Strike at Port of Balboa, Panama

The workers at the Port of Balboa, Panama (PPC) have organized a general strike which is estimated to last at least 48 hours. All port and rail activities are suspended until further notice.

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Agility Obtains Good Distribution Practice Certification in Ireland

Agility has obtained the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its Pharmaceutical Competence Center (PCC) in Ireland. The certification is recognition of Agility’s focus in delivering unparalleled logistics services for customers in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Learn more.

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Agility Receives ISO and OHSAS Certifications in Vietnam

Agility recently received ISO and OHSAS certifications for its Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Danang and Bac Ninh locations. The certifications reflect company’s commitment to high-quality environmental, health and safety management standards. Learn more.

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