Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Agility Wins CSR Award for ‘Best Solution for Sustainability’ at Asian Manufacturing Awards

SINGAPORE – 30 Sept., 2014 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, recently won the Best Solution for Sustainability award in the Corporate Social Responsibility category of the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2014.

Agility was recognized for successfully cutting its customer’s costs and carbon footprint by reconfiguring goods into more compressed shipments that can be transported more efficiently.

“We at Agility feel encouraged and honored to be recognized for our efforts in developing and delivering sustainable supply chain solutions to manufacturers,” said Ramesh Ganeshan, Agility Vice President for Human Resources in Asia Pacific, in a press release. He accepted the award at a ceremony in Singapore. “We understand the impact of supply chains on society and the environment. We remain committed to sustainable action in collaboration with our customers and partners.”

The annual Asian Manufacturing Awards recognizes companies that provide industrial technology solutions and value-added services that enable regional manufacturers to achieve world-class performance. Winners are selected by an international panel of expert judges made up of professionals and leaders in the manufacturing sector. Judging is audited by an external party to ensure fairness and transparency.

About Agility:
Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.8 billion in revenue and more than 20,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries. Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.