Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014
Agility Logistics Solutions and Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions announced the formation of a joint venture, Agility Domestic Solutions (ADS). This new business division is focused on meeting the domestic supply chain needs of the customers of Agility.
“Agility has offered robust global logistics services to our chemical customers for over a decade and we want to continue to expand those same service capabilities to more chemical and traditional commercial accounts,” said Francesc Casamitjana, CEO of the Americas Region for Agility. “Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions allows us to provide domestic transportation management solutions with the level of detail and execution that our customers have come to expect.”
This new joint venture will offer clients a combination of Network Optimization, Carrier Procurement, Shipment and Order Management, Freight Audit and Payment plus specialized, tailored logistics solutions for customers as required.
“Our customers are under constant pressure to find domestic carriers and providers that meet their needs. Through this new JV, we can provide and manage these carriers to meet their service requirements at a lower cost,” explained Managing Director of ADS, David Thorpe.
“We are excited to have Agility as our partner. Their focus on delivering service and value to the client closely aligns with our own. Together, we will be able to provide world-class logistics solutions on an integrated technology platform at a competitive price," commented Rockfarm CEO Todd Colin.
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 over $5 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 http://www.agilitylogistics.com
About Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions
Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions is a worldwide supply chain management, technology, and consulting company. The company is headquartered in East Dubuque, IL.
For more information about Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions, visit http://www.rockfarm.com