Based in Kuwait, Agility is a provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions around the world.
Agility's core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) is headquartered in Switzerland. It provides supply chain solutions including air, sea, sea/air and road freight forwarding, contract logistics, fairs and events logistics and project logistics. It also provides specialist logistics services to particular vertical sectors such as the mining, oil & gas industry as well as the chemical industry.
Agility's other major operating division, Agility Infrastructure, manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services. These include waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, defense and government services, and remote infrastructure and life support.
In 2012, Agility reported revenues of KWD1.4bn.
HistoryThe company was established in 1979 by the government of Kuwait under the name The Public Warehousing Company (PWC), and was founded as a warehousing and property development company. In 1997, it was privatised and branded as PWC Logistics. After its privatisation, the company began to widen the scope of its services by offering value-added logistics solutions. However, warehousing remained the largest contributor of revenue until 2003. In 2006, PWC Logistics was renamed Agility.