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Agility Completes £763 Million Acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Deal creates the world’s largest aviation services provider

Agility (www.Agility.com), a supply chain services, infrastructure and innovation company, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of UK-based John Menzies PLC (www.MenziesAviation.com) and will combine the business with its National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) business to create a world leader in aviation services in 58 countries. Once integrated, the…

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Emerging Markets Rankings Show African Gains in Digital Readiness

Sub-Saharan countries embracing digital economy to boost competitiveness

Leading African economies that have struggled to improve their infrastructure, business conditions and overall competitiveness are generally performing better against other emerging markets in areas that measure their digital skills and sustainability. That’s one of the findings of the 2022 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index (https://bit.ly/3uzQjyo), a ranking of the…

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Agility, International Rescue Committee to Train Youth in Côte d’Ivoire

IRC will train 380 young people at Agility Logistics Park in Abidjan

Agility (www.Agility.com), a leader in supply chain services, innovation and investment, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an organization that provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to populations affected by conflict and other catastrophes, have partnered to provide entrepreneurship and life skills training to youth in Côte d’Ivoire. As part…

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Agility is Funding the Development of Domestic and Regional Trade in Africa

Many firms operating on the continent are regularly experiencing shortages of industrial space

Agility (www.Agility.com), a leading global logistics provider, has leased warehouse space in the Agility Warehouse Park in Ghana to Cummins (www.Cummins.com) for a new West African Distribution Center. Many firms operating on the continent are experiencing shortages of professional industrial space. The provision of international standard warehouses in Africa for…

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Agility Announces Winners of Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Record number of entries offer riveting images and capture the rapid pace of change

Agility (www.Agility.com), a leading global logistics provider, today announced the winners of its Africa 2016 Photo Competition (http://www.Africa-2016.com), a series of photographs that show how quickly Africa is modernizing, growing and even leading the way in new technology. The annual contest, now in its second year, is a pan-Africa photography…

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Agility Launches 2nd Annual Modern Africa Photo Competition

Pan-Africa Contest Seeks to Capture Fast-Changing Cities, Industry, Technology

Agility (http://www.Agility.com/africa), a global leader in integrated logistics, today launched its Africa 2016 Photo Competition (www.Africa-2016.com), an effort to inspire and showcase images that illustrate the breathtaking pace of change across modern Africa. The annual contest, now in its second year, is the first pan-Africa photography competition to focus on…

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Global executives see emergence of Sub-Saharan Africa as consumer market

Logistics professionals eye growing middle class, but many still wary of entry

Consumer spending by a fast-growing middle class is as important a growth driver for Africa as mineral and resource demand, according to a new survey of global logistics executives. In the survey, which is part of the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index (www.Agility.com/2016Index), industry executives rank South Africa, Nigeria,…