Agility Extends Contract with ExCeL London
Agility Fairs & Events continues to provide logistics support for the exhibition center
LONDON, United Kingdom – September 4, 2019 – Following a successful seven-year partnership, Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded an extended contract by ExCeL London exhibition and international convention center to continue being their venue preferred logistics partner.
Under the new five-year contract, Agility Fairs & Events will continue to partner with ExCeL to provide event organizers, exhibitors and contractors with specialist event transportation, pre and post show storage, on-site receiving and delivery, forklift/mechanical handling equipment and customer logistics advice and support.
“We have been working with ExCeL since 2012, and our on-site presence gives us a tremendous insight into their business,” said David Richards, European Regional Director for Agility Fairs & Events. “This renewal demonstrates our successful track record of delivering world-class logistics services at ExCeL. We are excited to continue this partnership for the benefit of the venue’s event organizers and exhibitors.”
ExCeL London, the international exhibition and convention center, is the host venue for a variety of events from award-winning exhibitions and conferences to international association meetings, product launches, banquets, award ceremonies, and sporting events.
“Our vision is to create truly memorable experiences at ExCeL London for organisers, exhibitors and visitors alike,” said Jeremy Rees CEO of ExCeL London. “It is crucial that we align ourselves with the right service partners so that events continue to thrive at ExCeL. We made a commitment to work with Agility Fairs & Events over six years ago because of the critical importance of freight forwarding and logistics to our organisers and exhibitors. We are delighted to be extending our partnership and the successful and enduring collaboration with the Agility team based at ExCeL.”
About Agility GIL
Agility Global Integrated Logistics is one of the world’s top freight forwarders and providers of contract logistics. It offers ocean, air and road freight, warehousing and distribution, and integrated supply chain services in more than 100 countries. Agility GIL also provides specialist solutions for capital projects, oil and gas, chemicals, and fairs and events logistics. GIL and its parent, Agility, are pioneers in emerging markets, and leaders and investors in the use of technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a publicly traded company with $5.1 billion in annual revenue.
About ExCeL London
ExCeL London opened in November 2000, in an area of huge regeneration in London’s historic Royal Docks. Today, the venue hosts 300 events per year, welcoming 4 million visitors from every corner of the globe. Events hosted at ExCeL London generate £4.5bn in economic impact for London and support 37,600 jobs. Under the ownership of ADNEC, ExCeL London has seen significant investment in new facilities, including the opening of London’s International Convention Centre (ICC) and onsite hotel developments.