Singapore: Agility Fairs and Events (F&E), a division of Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business group, has beaten off strong opposition to secure a long term contract with one of Europe’s leading fair ground and exhibition companies, Leipziger Messe GmbH.
Agility F&E will begin a five year contract as the Official Appointed Freight Forwarder in Leipzig, Germany from January 2009. Under the contract, Agility F&E will be responsible for handling, storing and distributing materials for more than 120 events and up to 45 trade shows and exhibitions such as the Leipzig Book Fair, AMI, AMITEC and the Games Convention.
“The events that Leipziger Messe organise attract 12,700 exhibitors and approximately 1.6 million visitors each year and we are proud to have been selected as the official freight forwarder by one of Europe’s leading players in the fairs and exhibition business,” said Edgar von der Heydt, Managing Director Fairs & Events, Area Central Europe of Agility F&E .
“We see a lot of potential in expanding our business through a long term partnership with Leipziger Messe. With the support of our various teams and the capabilities of our vast global network of offices, as well as the depth of the staff’s knowledge and expertise, we are confident we will move forward swiftly in this direction in the near future.” added Mr von der Heydt.
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