Agility: a driving force for success in third party logistics

By Georgia Wilson
Following an interview with HMD Global, we take a closer look at one of its long-standing supply chain partners Agility Logistics. Founded in 1979, Agi...

Following an interview with HMD Global, we take a closer look at one of its long-standing supply chain partners Agility Logistics.

Founded in 1979, Agility Logistics originally operated as a local warehousing provider in Kuwait. Following its acquisition of over 40 logistics companies, Agility Logistics has transformed into one of the largest providers of integrated logistics worldwide and is headquartered in the MIddle East. In addition to being one of the largest providers of third-party logistics (3PL), Agility Logistics is also one of the largest private owners and developers of industrial real estate in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Agility Logistics has six core 3PL services that it provides:

  • Air freight cargo services

  • Sea and ocean freight

  • Contract logistics

  • Road freight

  • Supply chain solutions 

  • System and technologies

Aside from its core services in 3PL, Agility Logistics also provides, industry solutions, specialised logistics, second-party logistics (2PL), insights, inspection and control services, national aviation services, testing laboratories, integrated energy logistics, defense services and more.

“Agility is one of our biggest logistics partners in the MENA region. We have built together a supply network design that meets our business aspirations of growth in our different markets where they are operating our Hub DC in Hong Kong,” commented Noha Samara, Head of Customer Logistics. “Ultimately, we are building partnerships to last. With our partners, such as Agility, DHL, and DB Schenker, we have a clear set of mutual and aligned KPIs, goals and objectives that we share. We consider them as one of our driving forces for success and a window to new markets,” concludes Samara.

To read the full article featuring HMD Global, check out the February edition of Supply Chain Digital!

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