MSC introduces AGL, a logistics business at the Heart of Africa’s Transformation
GENEVA : MSC has reinforced its continuous investment in Africa with the introduction of the AGL brand.
Standing for “Africa Global Logistics”, AGL is the new name for the business formerly known as Bolloré Africa Logistics, or BAL.
Having developed its expertise over more than a century and with more than 21,000 employees working in 49 countries, AGL is a reference multimodal logistics operator and is now part of the Cargo Division of MSC Group.
AGL will continue to operate as an independent entity with the full support of family-owned MSC Group’s strength and scale.
MSC will count on AGL as a preferred logistics partner, in addition to MSC’s existing MEDLOG inland transportation and logistics business.
AGL has a thriving logistics footprint in Africa, from warehousing and cold storage to other logistics solutions. AGL will also support MSC and all other shipping lines with productive maritime container terminals, as well as efficient multipurpose terminals and rail operations.
MSC is excited about the AGL brand reveal and will continue to invest in all its cargo businesses that operate in Africa, while supporting the sustainable growth and development of the continent.
As a global supply chain leader, MSC understands the critical role that logistics plays in enabling trade, and in growing economies. MSC and AGL remain committed to participating in driving the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), as well as connecting Africa with the rest of the world.