Logisticians unfazed by China crisis

Two thirds of supply chain industry executives anticipate a recession in 2020 with downward pressure on global trade and ongoing friction between the US and China, according to the 2020 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index published on 11 February. Only 12% of the 780 respondents say a recession is unlikely. However, most logistics of them say that their companies will ride out any turbulence in trade relations with 70% of those ... [+]

Agilty signs refugee aid deal

Freight forwarder Agility has signed a partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced to deliver essential services to Malaysia’s 178,000 refugees, most of them Rohingyas from Myanmar. Announced at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting at Davos, the deal includes a $100,000 donation from Agility.   [+]

Agility revs up motorsport deal

Freight forwarder Agility has signed a two-year logistics partnership agreement with Porsche Motorsports for the eight-weekend Porsche Carrera Cup Asia racing series. Agility Fairs & Events has been the official logistics partner for the event since 2016. Under the new partnership, Agility will handle the movement of all cars for ... [+]

Agility to Invest $100m in digital platform

Middle East headquartered forwarder Agility is to invest $100 million over three years to launch its digital logistics platform. Shipa Ecommerce offers integrated freight, fulfilment, delivery and returns solutions across the Arabian Gulf with additional reach into the EU and Africa planned for the near future, and is available in ... [+]

Agility gains carbon mark

The Carbon Trust has validated the methodology and processes that Agility uses to generate carbon footprint reports for logistics customers. It demonstrates that the freight forwarder’s  reporting methodology and processes comply with the organization’s reporting guidance for transparency and accuracy. Agility has been providing free carbon footprint reports to customers ... [+]

Agility wins medical certificate

Agility has received Wholesaler Distribution Authorisation for Medicines for Human Use from the UK Medicines Healthcare & Regulatory Agency. It authorises warehousing and cross-dock of a wide range of pharmaceuticals, including finished products and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) under ambient and cold chain conditions, covering the Agility-managed pharma storage facility ... [+]

Agility starts work on Mozambique site

Forwarder Agility has laid the foundation stone for a 29-hectare warehouse park at Marracuene, near Maputo in Mozambique. It will provide 175,000sq m of space and is part of a network of international parks that Agility is funding and developing across key markets in Africa, offering reliable power and IT ... [+]

Agility doubes Sweden space

Agility has opened a new, 21,000sq m warehouse in Gothenburg, Sweden, increasing total space in the country to 45,000sq m. It will primarily serve fashion and retail customers, while Agility’s second warehouse, also located in Gothenburg, will continue to serve industrial manufacturing customers. The new facility has 36 ports, allowing ... [+]

Cummins takes space with Agility in Ghana

Freight forwarder Agility has leased warehouse space at its Agility Warehouse Park at Tema, Ghana to Cummins for a new West African distribution centre. The engine and generator maker will use the facility to stock and distribute a range of over 10,000 spare parts across West Africa. [+]

Agility freight rates go online

Agility has launched Shipa Freight, which it describes as the first fully integrated online freight service that allows users to get rate quotes and book, pay and track ocean and air shipments. It provides instant, no-obligation rate quotes from countries that account for 95% of global trade and allows users ... [+]

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