Agility first to gain green status in West Africa

Warehouses at its Agility Logistics Park in Abidjan have become the first in Cote d’Ivoire and West Africa to receive EDGE Advanced certification as green buildings. EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) is the global standard for energy-efficient buildings, a certification system overseen by the International Finance Corp, an arm of the World Bank. Basic EDGE certification requires a minimum projected reduction of 20% energy use, water use and ... [+]

Agility to build Jeddah logistics park

Supply chain company Agility is to build a logistics park near Jeddah as part of a land-concession agreement announced by Saudi Arabia’s State Properties General Administration. The project at Jeddah- Al Mahjar calls for construction of a modern warehousing complex on a 576,760sq m parcel south of the city with ... [+]

Agility opens Maputo logistics park

Agility has opened a logistics park in Maputo, Mozambique. The 290,000sq m site is on the new Maputo ring road with easy access to major highways leading to the north of Mozambique and to South Africa. The 32,000sq m of Agility warehousing constructed for the first phase of the development ... [+]

Agility opens new Australasia HQ

Agility has moved its Australasia regional headquarters to a new 32,000sq m facility in the Melbourne Airport Business Park. The building has 4,108 solar panels that can generate up to 1.8MW of electricity for Melbourne Airport’s existing 12MW solar farm. It also features a 10,000-litre, roof-rainwater harvesting tank that will ... [+]

Agilty offers- trans-Gulf road network

Agility and its digital innovation arm, Shipa, have launched a bonded, express road freight network across the Arabian Gulf region. It offers less-than-truckload and full truckload service with daily departures and scheduled pickups in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. It draws on Agility’s warehousing network and road ... [+]

Logistics industry cautious over post-Covid prospects

Supply chain industry executives do not foresee a global economic recovery until 2022 or beyond but do expect Asia, North America and Europe to rebound from Covid-19 this year, says the 2021 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index. Of 1,200 industry professionals surveyed for the Index, 51.5% do not expect a full ... [+]

Agility sees double in Abu Dhabi

Agility has become the first logistics company in Abu Dhabi to operate double-trailer trucks, to reduce emissions by cutting the number of trips made.  About 50 of Agility’s fleet in the Emirate are now double-trailer trucks. In the first six months of operation, fleet management data showed that the double trailers ... [+]

Virus hits Agility earnings, but it’s not all bad

Agility reported first-half earnings of 8.47 fils per share on net profit of KD 16.2 million, a decrease of 61.3% over the same period in 2019. Earnings declined by 20.1% to KD 75.8 million, and revenue declined 1.3% to KD 765.1 million. The forwarding and logistics company’s vice chairman and chief ... [+]

Agility opens Spanish site

Agility Spain has moved into a new 11,000sq m warehouse and office at ZAL Port (Prat) in the Port of Barcelona. Features of the warehouse include free height of 11 meters in the storage area and a deck roof. The facility was built by CILSA, the company that manages the ... [+]

Agility chief steps aside

Chief executive of Agility’s global integrated logistics business, Essa Al-Saleh, is stepping down after 13 years in the role and will be succeeded by current head of the forwarder’s Asia Pacific business, Chris Price on 1 May. Al-Saleh leaves the company to pursue personal interests, but will continue to offer ... [+]

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