Agility launches online forwarding platform for SME shippers

Kuwait-based Agility Logistics, a digitalization early-adopter in the logistics space, is introducing another major innovation in its logistics services with the launch of its online forwarding platform, called Shipa Freight. Shipa Freight is fully integrated with Agility’s logistics network and “allows users to complete a shipment completely online,” according to Shipa Freight CEO Toby Edwards. […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • April 17, 2018

Agility signs on to Maersk-IBM blockchain project

Kuwaiti 3PL Agility Logistics has signed on as the first freight forwarder to collaborate with Maersk and IBM on a project that uses blockchain to manage and track container shipments. As the forwarding partner in the project, Agility said it will “identify events associated with individual shipments and to share and receive information about them […]
  • Lewis King
  • February 6, 2018

Agility hitches its wagon to Changi air cargo hub

Kuwait-based Agility has acquired a 177,000-square-foot warehouse near the Changi International Airport, upping its Singapore warehouse space to 600,000 square feet. The acquisition is the company’s fifth warehouse in the country, as Singapore expands and upgrades its port and airport infrastructure to strengthen its position as a global logistics powerhouse and one of Asia’s top […]
  • Lewis King
  • March 21, 2017

Agility opens first temperature-controlled life-sciences facility at Hyderabad

Kuwait-based logistics company, Agility, has opened the first temperature-controlled life-sciences storage and handling facility in the Hyderabad Airport Zone. The 6,000-square-foot facility is located at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, within easy reach of supply chains for Indian pharma manufacturers in Hyderabad, Goa, Pune, Vishakhapatnam and Bangalore. The center will provide conditioning, preparation and storage of […]
  • Lewis King
  • February 7, 2017

Agility down in second quarter

Kuwait’s Agility Global Integrated Logistics reported -4 percent loss in revenue for the second quarter of 2015 compared to 2014, of KD 328 million, or US$1.1 billion.  The company said the loss was due to currency volatility. Net revenue was up 3 percent, however, from $331 million in Q2 2014 to $344 million this year. […]
  • Staff Reports
  • August 17, 2015

The week in brief

A Volga-Dnepr Airlines An-124-100 Ruslan freighter delivered the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites from Krasnoyarsk, Russia, to Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. The satellites, weighing a combined 21 tonnes, were secured inside a special shipping container. The flight also carried support equipment for the satellites. Agility, a global logistics provider, was awarded the contract to provide logistics […]
  • April 10, 2014

IATA pushes deadlines for E-freight again

The air cargo industry’s slow migration toward electronic documentation has led the International Air Transport Association to revise its internal deadlines for a second time. Guillaume Drucy, head of cargo e-business management at IATA, told a media briefing at the association’s headquarters in Geneva that penetration of e-Airway Bills was 10.2 percent as of October, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 12, 2013