PWC Logistics evolves into Agility
- Logistics' New Building Blocks. Hoffman, William // Traffic World;12/4/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 49, p10
The article focuses on the drive for a global logistics network particularly using acquisitions of regional operators as a business guiding principle of PWC Logistics to reshape its distribution globally. The firm made acquisitions including GeoLogistics Corp., Transoceanic Shipping Co. and...
- GLOBAL COMING OUT. Cruz, Sherri // Orange County Business Journal;11/13/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p8
The article reports that Santa Ana, California-based GeoLogistics Corp. is set to have a new business name and logo to highlight its new life as part of one of the world's larger logistics companies. GeoLogistics was earlier purchased by Kuwait-based PWC Logistics and was melded along with other...
- NEWS IN BRIEF. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/22/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 29, p16
Reports on the acquisition of U.S.-based GeoLogistics Corp. by PWC Logistics in July 2005. Financial advisors of the two parties; Terms of the agreement; Details of PWC's merger and acquisition activities.
- Agility welcomes PWC move. Burridge, Elaine // ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p32
The article reports that U.K. logistics company Agility has been taken over by PWC Logistics of Kuwait. Agility will continue to operate as a separate company and all existing management and staff will remain. Agility already has links with GeoLogistics, another PWC company that offers global...
- PWC, Transoceanic Shipping merge. // Traffic World;5/9/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 19, p20
The article reports that PWC Logistics has merged with Transoceanic Shipping Co. to create a specialized logistics provider reaching 28 countries around the world. Terms of the deal were not announced, though Kuwait-based PWC will own all shares of Transoceanic, headquartered in New Orleans,...
- On the move. Hoffman, William // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/5/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 23, p39
Presents an outlook on the warehouse industry. Growth of the North American warehousing market in 2005; Consolidation among warehousing providers, including the takeover of GeoLogistics by PWC Logistics; Impact of the global shipping markets on warehouse operators.
- Seeking Opportunities in Logistics Convergence. Gordon, Benjamin // Traffic World;6/19/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 25, p24
The article reports on the acquisitions of logistics companies in the U.S. Power Group Ltd. was acquired by global logistic company Excel in 2002. PWC Logistics has acquired GeoLogistics Corp, Trans-Link Goup, and Transoceanic Inc. in order to add freight forwarding.
- PWC looks to Agility to grow operations. // Motor Transport;11/16/2006, p3
The article reports that Agility was unveiled as the new brand name for the PWC Logistics group in November 2006. The group plans to join the top eight global logistics providers by 2008. Agility includes Geologistics but will become the sole brand name after a process of dual branding. PWC...
- PWC wins logistics job for US. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/25/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p22
Reports on the state of business operations at Kuwait-based PWC Logistics as of February 25, 2005. Logistics contract awarded to PWC from the U.S. Defence Logistics Agency; Acquisition of Singapore-based logistics service provider Trans-Link Group; Scope of the company's role under the terms of...