Will be official forwarder, on-site handler at DSEI 2015, 2017
LONDON, April 2, 2014 - Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded the contract to provide logistics services at the prestigious Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) events in 2015 and 2017 in London.
DSEI Press Release_DSCN0058DSEI is one of the world’s leading defence and security supply chain exhibitions. In 2013, DSEI attracted 1,489 exhibitors from more than 50 countries. Clarion Defence and Security Events awarded Agility the contract to provide international freight and on-site handling services at the event. Agility was also the official freight contractor at the DSEI events in 2011 and 2013.
As the sole official freight contractor; Agility will be responsible for assisting exhibitors and contractors from around the world with the shipping of exhibits to and from the show. Some of the exhibits are security-controlled and require expert assistance and coordination.
“DSEI is one of the largest and most complex global defence events, and we are very proud to have secured the contract for the next two exhibitions,” said David Richards, Managing Director, Agility Fairs & Events UK. “The contract reflects Agility’s long history in managing large international events, made possible through our worldwide network.”
Clarion Defence and Security Events is a division of Clarion Events Ltd. Its portfolio of exhibitions includes UDT Europe, ITEC, LAAD and DIMDEX.
Paul Mills, Clarion’s Senior Operations Manager, said: “Organised, professional, innovative and passionate -- four words that describe Agility's work on DSEI. This is why we had no doubts in extending the appointment of Agility Fairs & Events as the official lifting and forwarding supplier for DSEI 2015 and 2017. We look forward to Agility continuing to provide excellent service to DSEI for the next four years.”
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 over $5 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in 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.
For more information about Agility, visit www.agilitylogistics.com