Agility enhances North African and European presence with the Medgroup acquisitions

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Medorient Algeria, Medorient France and Med-Logistics UK part of Agilitys growing global network

Agility has signed an agreement to acquire the Paris based Medgroup that includes Medorient Algeria, Medorient France and Med-Logistics UK. The Medgroup is a freight forwarding and logistics company that manages general cargo, fairs and exhibitions and project logistics with a specialisation in the oil and gas industry.

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, currently has more than 29,000 employees in over 550 offices worldwide. This acquisition further strengthens Agilitys global network with eight offices across the three countries. Algeria is a new country on Agilitys network map while the Marseille office of Medorient France will extend Agilitys presence in the country.

At Agility, we recognise the importance of providing our customers with comprehensive services to meet their individual business needs throughout the world.  By integrating the Medgroup into our global network, we have not only expanded our reach in the North Africa and  European region but also enhanced the depth of our service offering. said Beat Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Europe for Agility.

The Medgroup shares a long history with Agility having served as reliable agent offering integrated door to door service to Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia by the fastest routes possible. The Medgroup gives exceptional support to the fast growing oil and gas industry with comprehensive coverage of ports and have superior customs clearance capabilities in Algeria.

Joining the Agility family is a great opportunity for Medgroup. We will benefit immensely from their culture of personal service while our customers get access to a global network, greater expertise and an enhanced comprehensive suite of services. explained Jacques Perraudeau Director for the Medgroup.

 

About Agility

Agility is a global provider of integrated supply chain solutions with more than 29,000 employees, 550 offices in 100 countries around the world and over $5.6 billion in annual revenue.  A publicly traded company, we offer our customers truly personalized service and flexible solutions tailored to meet their individual business needs, supported by a comprehensive network of warehousing facilities, transportation and freight management services.  Our customers span a range of industries from technology and retail to consumer products and oil and gas.  In addition, Agility has three specialized business units: Defense & Government Services, Project Logistics, and Fairs & Events Logistics, each with dedicated teams to meet the complex customer requirements in these markets. 

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