Agility’s annual survey of more than 500 supply chain industry professionals shows logistics executives are upbeat about the 2019 emerging markets growth outlook
With record footfall and a renewed spirit of optimism at Breakbulk Middle East 2019, executives are cautiously speculating that the sector may have turned a corner
A merger between Agility and Panalpina would create a logistics behemoth with revenues exceeding AED 48-billion based on 2017 figures.
The move would enable Panalpina to considerably increase its size and fend off future takeover attempts, but was not well-received by investors
Agility will manage logistics at Carbon Holdings’ industrial facilities in Egypt, including construction of the new Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex (TPC).
The new facility, which has storage capacity of 17,000 pallet positions, represents a US $10 million investment by Agility. It follows expansion of the company’s overland fleet in Bahrain to support its regional operations.
Agility is bullish on growth as e-com demand rises and it looks to emerging markets in Africa.
Agility is investing US $100-million in its new digital arm Shipa.com as survey finds 78% of SMEs want to see their logistics move online.
The Agility subsidiary was started in May for the GCC’s small and medium sized businesses to use freight services at an affordable rate, according to its chief executive Borhene Ben Mena.
The Carbon Trust’s assurance allows Agility to demonstrate that its carbon reporting methodology and processes comply with the organization’s reporting guidance for transparency and accuracy.
TradeLens has been joined by 94 major players like freight forwarder Agility, CEVA Logistics, ocean carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) and a network of 20 port and terminal operators that span 234 maritime gateways.
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