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 as they become available.
Agility recently acquired ISO 9001:2008 umbrella certification for its Area West region, which includes France and Switzerland. Learn more.
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 Lindquist, General Manager, Oslo Branch, or Eric Bjurstrøm, Customs Manager, at +47 66 81 34 30.
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.
Agility Fairs & Events has been awarded a contract to manage international freight and on-site handling services for Gastech 2014, which will be held at the Kintex Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea, March 24 – 27, 2014. Learn more.
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 gulf region.
Agility was recently also awarded the “CEO Award for Health Safety and Environment 2013” in the contractors’ category by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. Agility was selected for its outstanding commitment to maintaining high-standards of quality, health, safety and environment while serving its customers and stakeholders. Learn more.
Agility today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2013. The company reported a net profit of KD 10.1 million and earnings per share (EPS) of 10.19 fils, up 46% and 47% respectively over the same period last year. Revenue and EBITDA stand at KD 352.6 million and KD 21.6 million, respectively, up 10% and 36% over Q1 of 2012.
“We are pleased to report that we are continuing on a healthy growth trajectory,” said Tarek Sultan, Agility’s Chairman and Managing Director. 2013 has started off on the right track and we are making progress against our goals in both the core commercial business and our Infrastructure group of companies.” Learn more.
‘Magic Quadrant’ charts logistics providers’ progress in fast-changing global industry. Learn more.
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, a satellite city that is part of Cairo, Egypt. Learn more.
Agility announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2012.
For the fourth quarter, the company reported a net profit of KD 9.6 million and earnings per share of 9.71 fils. This is an increase of 179% and 181% respectively compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. Fourth quarter revenue was KD 383.7 million, an increase of 9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2011.
For the full year ending December 31, 2012, net profits were KD 34.3 million, or 34.42 fils per share. This is an increase of 27% and 28% respectively over the full year of 2011. Revenue increased by 7% to KD 1.4 billion.
“We have worked hard in the past few years to refocus the company and outline a vision for the future, which is already reaping results,” said Tarek Sultan, Agility’s Chairman and Managing Director. “In 2012, we continued to improve profitability, invested strategically in the business and maintained a healthy balance sheet. All this is impressive in light of the fact that the global economy was – and continues to be – weak.” Learn more.