Kuwait’s Agility in talks to distribute coronavirus vaccine around the world

SourceArabian Business
SectorTransport
CountryKuwait

Kuwait’s Agility is in close discussions with producers of Covid-19 vaccines and governments to help distribute the shots when they become available. The logistics company has infrastructure in place in more than 120 countries and “an unmatched capability” to distribute vaccines, especially in emerging markets, CEO Tarek Sultan, pictured below, said in an interview. “We have physical infrastructure, cold storage capability, and boots on the ground in places that are difficult to operate in.” Agility said it's strongly positioned to take advantages of e-commerce opportunities in the region Progress toward creating vaccines against Covid-19 has accelerated this month, with Pfizer and BioNTech saying their shot prevented more than 90 percent of symptomatic infections in a trial. Still, hurdles for production and development remain before vaccines could reach widespread use. The Pfizer vaccine, for instance, must ...read more...