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Agility Logistics Wins Swedish Steel Contract
Agility Logistics, a leading global logistics provider, has been appointed by SSAB EMEA to handle the company’s heavy plate export shipments.
As part of the two-year contract, Agility will manage all of SSAB’s heavy plate export shipments from Oxelösund, Sweden, to an estimated 9,000 destinations worldwide.
“Agility sees great synergies in coordinating SSAB’s major export flow with a number of import flows through the port of Oxelösund,” said Hans Berg, director of business development for Agility Nordics.
“With our worldwide presence and local distribution capabilities, we are able to offer SSAB a tailored solution to handle large volumes of shipments by road, rail, air and ocean freight.”
SSAB is a leading producer of quenched and tempered plate and advanced high-strength steels. In Sweden, it has manufacturing plants in Oxelösund, Borlänge and Luleå.
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 $4.8 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