Third consecutive win recognizes logistics leader’s ocean freight consolidation center
BAAR, Switzerland – Dec. 20, 2017 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, received the Third Party Logistics Award at the 2017 Automotive Supply Chain Global Awards for the third consecutive year, recognizing the company for its innovative European freight consolidation center in Stuttgart, Germany.
At the 9,000 sqm facility, Agility provides quality and quantity inspections and arranges outbound processes for one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive components. The goods flowing through the consolidation center include a wide range of automotive components destined for the customer’s main production plants worldwide.
“The center is a pilot project that has already seen great success, giving Agility the opportunity to expand our experience in buyer’s consolidation operations, while providing the customer with a well-run warehouse at a strategic location for its operations,” said Mohammed Esa, Agility Senior Vice President of Global Business Development.
The annual Automotive Supply Chain Global Awards is organized by Three6Zero, publisher of Automotive Supply Chain magazine and other leading industry titles. The awards recognize companies and individuals making significant contributions and improvements to the supply chain and logistics sector in the global automotive industry. Agility was among 20 companies and individuals in the automotive industry recognized for innovative ways of doing business.
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 $4.1 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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