Release Date: 01 July 2008
Release ID: 1482
Agility Fairs and Events (F&E) has secured a contract to manage the freight and on-site handling for the prestigious British International Motor Show 2008, which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year.
The Show attracts the world’s leading automotive brands and provides a platform for car manufacturers to launch new models and display concept vehicles. The show will be held from July 23rd-August 3rd this year at the ExCel exhibition centre, close to the City of London.
Tim Maunder, Operations Director – The British International Motor Show said: “After working with the team at Agility Fairs & Events for many years, I’m very pleased that they are still part of the Motor Show family. They have consistently provided the highest of services to our exhibitors. This year brings a new level of service capability to the show and I’m looking forward to seeing them in action.”
Agility has a strong network of more than 550 offices in over 100 countries, 45 of which are dedicated to providing specialist transport and on-site handling services for events and exhibitions worldwide. The British Motor Show will be managed by Agility’s F&E office in the UK.
“We are delighted to partner with the British International Motor Show once again and it’s a pleasure to work with some of the world’s leading car manufacturers. The vehicles we will be handling comprise of unique vintage or one off concept models some of which are priceless.” said David Richards, Managing Director, Agility Fairs and Events UK.
“Agility F&E has built a strong reputation in the car industry for providing specialist freight and on-site handling at the British Motor Show and we view our repeated partnership as an endorsement from our valued customers,” he added.
Operating under the banner of Motor Show Logistics, a joint venture created specifically to operate at the British International Motor Show, Agility will handle door-to-door freight forwarding by air, road and sea from the world’s leading car manufacturing centres to London.
Agility F&E provides an integrated solution across the whole supply chain and across multiple time zones leveraging the company’s global network of offices throughout Europe, Asia and the US.
“We project manage each customer according to their schedule and ensure all vehicles arrive in pristine condition within a very short time frame. Many of the vehicles on display have complex customs procedures since they are imported temporarily and then returned to the original manufacturer. This entire process will be managed by us. ” said Richards.
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