Kuwait—June 8, 2013—Agility, a global logistics provider, won a new contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), an oil company based in the Middle East. The five-year contract, worth an estimated $24.4 million, will begin this month.
As part of the contract, Agility will provide ocean, air and road transport services to move KNPC procurements worldwide. Agility will supply KNPC’s projects with spare parts, pipes and oversized parts that require special handling. It will also provide procurement and purchasing, origin logistics, customs clearance, freight forwarding and local transportation in Kuwait and the country of origin.
“The contract plays to many of our core strengths,” said Tarek Sultan, Chairman and Managing Director, Agility. “We are able to bring together our oil and gas expertise, heavy-lift capability and high-value services, and tailor them to our customer’s needs. Through our global network, we can make all of these services available in locations where KNPC needs us to be.”
“As one of the largest oil refining companies in the world, we were looking for a global logistics partner who could match our scale, understand our needs and meet our demanding operational standards worldwide,” said Fahed Al Ajmi, Chairman and Managing Director, KNPC. “In Agility, we have found such a partner.”