Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Agility Wins Freight Forwarder of the Year at Top UK Industry Event

BIRMINGHAM, UK - May 18, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has won Freight Forwarder of the Year at the FTA Multimodal Awards 2016, an industry competition in which customers and partners recognize companies for excellence.

The annual event, held in Birmingham, England, is organized jointly by the UK-based Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents companies moving goods by road, rail, ocean and air, and Multimodal, the premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event for the UK and Ireland. The awards recognize companies and professionals for innovation, best practices and leading solutions contributing to excellence in the industry.

Agility was selected from a group of finalists that also included DSV, Toll and Ligentia. An online vote of customers and partners singled out Agility for its focus on increasing operational efficiencies and its ability to coordinate complex supply chains with flexibility and expertise.

“We are honoured and delighted to be recognized by our customers and peers for our outstanding level of service,” said Colm McAlinden, Managing Director, Agility Area North West Europe. “This award demonstrates the level of commitment of our global network and the capabilities Agility has built in freight management to deliver integrated end-to-end supply chain solutions.”

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 $4.3 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 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.

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