Latest Agility Stories

2010-07-20 04:24:00

LONDON, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Senior IT and Business Professionals Create New Forum to Focus on the Challenge of Achieving Operational Agility A new interest group called the Operational Agility Forum has been established by senior information technology and business professionals who represent some of the largest users of IT in the UK. Members of the forum work in senior change management roles in both business and IT functions within organisations such as BT,...

2010-02-23 16:20:00

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps has teamed with Agility, one of the biggest global logistics firms, to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. The two organizations have joined international efforts to expedite food, medicine and other supplies to hundreds of thousands of people affected by the January 12 disaster, which claimed the lives of about 200,000 people and left some one million others homeless. International Medical...

2009-09-09 16:42:00

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Agility, a leading global provider of integrated logistics solutions, has been awarded a major new contact in Qatar by RasGas, the country's premier liquefied natural gas (LNG) enterprise. The scope of the multi-million dollar contract comprises global freight forwarding, transportation and customs clearance for a period of four years, both locally and around the world. Commenting on behalf of Agility, Elias Monem, CEO Middle East and North Africa,...

2009-01-25 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps (IMC) and Agility, a global logistics leader, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that outlines plans to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of humanitarian relief. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070406/LAF015LOGO) The two parties agreed to work together on both emergency relief and development settings to provide rapid response to populations in need and logistical support for long-term...

2008-11-12 09:00:26

Media industry leader Scott Ehrlich and former LivePlanet heads Larry Tanz and Keith Quinn have formed Agility Studios, a multi-platform entertainment studio. The company is backed by Mantucket Capital, a private investment firm with over $1 Billion under management. The new venture will combine the executive team's five decades of media industry experience with Mantucket's resources in acquisitions and finance. "For many years, studios and networks worked together in television to create...

2005-11-04 14:15:48

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Research has shown that starting an exercise program can lower an elderly woman's risk of falling, and a new study suggests the benefit can be lasting. Researchers found that among 98 elderly women who took part in a 6-month exercise program, the risk of suffering a fall was still reduced one year after the program ended. In an earlier study, the researchers had found that supervised strength training and agility exercises cut the women's risk of falls by...

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