Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Agility, the Official Logistics Contractor ITMA 2015

Agility is Official Onsite Logistics Contractor for ITMA 2015, the World’s Largest Textile Machinery Exhibition

HAMBURG - 30 June 2015 - Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been appointed as the official onsite logistics contractor (OLC) for ITMA 2015, the world’s most established textile and garment technology exhibition.

ITMA 2015 will take place in the fashion capital of Milan from 12 to 19 November 2015. Agility will work in close cooperation with Expotrans S.r.l, Milan, the official freight forwarder and handler in Fiera Milano, to ensure smooth logistics processes on site. Agility Fairs & Events specialists will be responsible for the professional handling of the exhibits and will ensure smooth and timely coordination at the exhibition centre.

Considered the ‘Olympics’ of textile machinery exhibitions, ITMA has over 60 years’ history of displaying the latest in machinery and software for every single work process of textile making. It has been held at different locations every four years since 1951, the last venue being Barcelona in 2011 where Agility was the onsite logistics contractor.

"The nomination as OLC for ITMA 2015 in Milan is a great success for us," says Priscilla Leong, COO of Agility Fairs & Events in a press release. "We are proud of the excellent track record of our Fairs & Events teams in Germany."

“Agility Germany will be responsible for providing onsite logistics services at ITMA 2015. We are delighted that we can contribute our expertise to making the exhibition a successful event for exhibitors and visitors," said Thomas Blank, CEO Area Central Europe at Agility in a press release. "Our Fairs & Events specialists will again demonstrate their competence and professionalism at ITMA 2015 in order to perfectly coordinate complex and time-critical processes prior to and during the event."

Each year, Agility handles more than 1,000 major trade fairs, exhibitions and events and is one of the world's leading logistics service providers in this field.