Agility Press Room
Agility Signs Agreement with Nando’s 

 

11 July 2011

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been appointed by Nando’s, renowned international restaurant chain, as its provider of complete end-to-end supply chain solutions for the UAE, Kuwait and Oman.


As part of the contract, Agility will provide Nando’s with a range of integrated logistics solutions. These services include sourcing goods from multiple suppliers, consolidation of shipments from the Netherlands and South Africa, freight forwarding and warehousing. Agility will also distribute Nando’s frozen goods and dry food items to their franchise partners, covering the needs of their growing portfolio of restaurants.


“With a well-established presence and a growing regional footprint, Nando’s needed a partner with the expertise, flexibility and assets to help facilitate our development in the Gulf,” said Dave Corbett, Logistics Director, Nando’s. “With Agility, we have found that partner.”


Houssam Mahmoud, Agility’s Senior Vice President, UAE and Oman, commented, “We are delighted to enter into this relationship with Nando’s. This win is a testament to the strength of our regional capabilities and further proof of our expertise in helping customers expand their business within complex emerging markets.”


For more information:


James Gildea
Regional Marketing Manager
+971.4813.1431
jgildea@agilitylogistics.com


About Nando’s


Nando's is a worldwide flame-grilling, Peri-Peri chicken restaurant group. The first Nando's restaurant was opened in 1987 in Johannesburg, South Africa by two friends, Robert Brozin and Fernando Duarte. These original owners continue to play an active role in the management and care of Nando's. Answering to their vision to take the world's best tasting chicken to the world, Nando's restaurants can be found on 5 continents. The Nando's symbol, the Barcelos Cockerel, remains the most visible expression of Nando's passionate pursuits.


About Agility

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