Global logistics provider Agility has been awarded a contract to provide international freight and on-site handling services for the Gastech Conference & Exhibition in 2017 and 2018. As official freight and on-site handling contractor, Agility Fairs & Events will assist exhibitors and their contractors with logistical and shipping requirements of exhibits to and from the show.
The 2017 event will be held on April 4-7 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The location for the 2018 event has not been announced.
The Gastech Conference & Exhibition, first held in 1972, has been held 29 times. It is organized by dmg::events UK and is the leading event for the international oil and gas industry, as well as a global meeting place for energy professionals working in the natural gas industry. This event is held every 18 months and attracts over 400 international exhibitors and 15,000 other delegates, VIPs, trade visitors and exhibition representatives.
Agilitys 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 specialised services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agilitys Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimisation and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defence, remote infrastructure and life support.