New logistics partner for prestigious Porsche Motorsports racing series
BAAR, Switzerland – May 18th 2017 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has signed a three-year logistics partnership agreement with Porsche Motorsports for the seven-weekend Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland (PCCD) racing series.
Agility is active in a number of industry verticals and the automotive sector is a key area of focus, with the company already serving leading automakers, parts manufacturers and after-market suppliers in Germany and around the world. Agility works with automotive customers to improve visibility, shorten delivery times, cut costs, manage supplier networks and increase efficiency.
“Porsche Motorsports and the teams competing in various series have exacting logistics requirements. This partnership with the PCCD gives us an opportunity to demonstrate our understanding of the special demands of automotive logistics and our ability to deliver under the pressure of race conditions,” said Essa Al-Saleh, CEO of Agility Global Integrated Logistics.
Dr. Frank Steffen Walliser, Porsche Vice President Motorsport & GT-Cars, said, “The German Carrera Cup is one of the most tradition-steeped brand trophies in the world and we welcome Agility to join our select group of partners. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”
The 2017 edition of the PCCD series opened May 5-7 at Hockenheim and features Porsche 911 GT3 Cup vehicles in 60-kilometer Saturday sprints and 80-kilometer Sunday races.