Friday 16th Nov 2018 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Agility takes stake in Industriaplex

Global logistics service provider, Agility, has formed a strategic alliance with B2B service provider, Industriaplex by acquiring a 10.82 per cent equity stake in Industrriaplex Inc.
 
Industriaplex, based in Atlanta, is a global sourcing, equipment distribution, and facility services company that provides integrated supply, installation and maintenance solutions.  Its customer base is largely in the US, Canada, Kuwait, and China and includes industry leaders in the retail, foodservice, grocery, and manufacturing markets. In the last year, Industriaplex sales were €59.7 million.
 
The alliance is designed to provide various logistics services to Industriaplex customers while Agility can offer Industriaplex’s sourcing services to its existing global customer base.
 
‘Industriaplex has a unique business model and set of services that complements Agility’s global network,’ said Essa Al Saleh, president and CEO – Global Integrated Logistics for Agility.  ‘Through this partnership, we continue to focus our strategy of differentiating Agility’s capabilities and solution offering to its customers by adding sourcing and related value adding services in key emerging markets,’ added Al Saleh.
 
Industriaplex’s business model integrates sourcing, supply chain, installation and maintenance solutions that reduce the total lifecycle costs of its customers’ facilities, equipment, and systems. This is achieved through volume aggregation, variable, unlimited global manufacturing capacity, and by optimising the design and deployment of the products material sourcing and Lean Sigma continuous improvement processes, according to Jason Gries, Chairman and CEO, Industriaplex.

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