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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 schedule below:

Port Said office: Closed Thursday, June 27 until further notice

Alexandria & Cairo offices: Closed from 1 p.m., Thursday, June 27 until further notice

Depot OPS: Closed from 3 p.m., Friday, June 28 until further notice

6th October DC: Closed from Friday, June 28 until further notice

For urgent matters, please contact the hotlines below:

• FFD Operations:
Mr. Mohamed Gouida
Mobile: +201222515505

• Custom Clearance:
Mr. Ahmed Mustafa
Mobile: +201228140314

• Transportation & Distribution:
Mr. Mohamed Aboelkhair
Mobile: +201112899444

• Air:
Mr. Hany Mohamed
Mobile: +201006650695

• Conntract Logistics:
Mr. Ahmed Kamaleldin
Mobile: +201000967399

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ANL and Agility to Launch New PNG Joint Venture

ANL Singapore Ltd and Agility will launch a new joint venture in PNG on July 1, 2013. The joint venture, named ANL Agencies PNG Ltd., will primarily handle ANL’s shipping agency business throughout PNG. Learn More.

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Strike at Charles De Gaulle Airport

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.

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Agility Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification in Switzerland and France

Agility recently acquired ISO 9001:2008 umbrella certification for its Area West region, which includes France and Switzerland. Learn more.

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Severe Flooding and Landslides in Norway Causing Delays

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.

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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 Major Natural Gas Event Contract

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.

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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 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.

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Agility Announces Financial Results for Q1 2013

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.

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Agility Recognized as an Industry Leader by Gartner Third-Party Logistics Providers Report

‘Magic Quadrant’ charts logistics providers’ progress in fast-changing global industry. Learn more.

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