Tag: Healthcare

Kuehne+Nagel expands healthcare footprint in North America

Kuehne+Nagel, a global logistics company, has announced details of a new contract logistics fulfillment center on the grounds of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Located approximately three miles from the terminals, the 400,000 sq. ft, state-of-the-art fulfillment center reflects the ...

UPS Completes Acquisition of Bomi Group Multi-National Healthcare Logistics Provider

UPS  yesterday announced the closing on its previously announced acquisition of Bomi Group, an industry-leading multi-national healthcare logistics provider. Through the acquisition, the company’s healthcare unit, UPS Healthcare, will add temperature-controlled facilities in 14 countries, and ...

American Airlines Cargo offers dedicated suite of Life Sciences and Healthcare cargo products

American Airlines Cargo has announced a dedicated suite of products and priorities to make it easier for customers to book a variety of Life Sciences and Healthcare shipments – a segment that has seen a 17% volume increase over the last years across regions the airline serves. With advancements...

Volga-Dnepr Group strengthens its Global Healthcare Team

Volga-Dnepr Group, the group of international air cargo carriers with 30+ years of expertise in transporting various types of cargo, has strengthened its Global Healthcare Team to support its customers worldwide with comprehensive logistics solutions for their pharmaceutical products. The team w...

Volga-Dnepr’s Cargo Supermarket services spin healthcare cargo across the globe

Volga-Dnepr Group (the Group), one of the world leaders in air cargo logistics, has been facilitating global flows of healthcare products through its Cargo Supermarket concept. The August operations of two carriers within the Group – Volga-Dnepr Airlines and AirBridgeCargo Airlines – assisted t...

AirBridgeCargo and ATRAN transport 170 tons of medical equipment to Krasnoyarsk

AirBridgeCargo Airlines and ATRAN Airlines, air cargo carriers within Volga-DneprGroup, have organized dedicated charters to transport much-needed medicalequipment from Moscow (SVO) to Krasnoyarsk (KJA) on behalf of MoscowGovernment. Within two days three freighters delivered masks, beds, mattre...

Swiss WorldCargo to perform more flights for Swiss healthcare institutions

SWISS is to perform a series of flights bringing vital protective medical equipment from China to Switzerland. The operation, which is extensively supported by the company’s Swiss WorldCargo airfreight division, is being conducted on behalf of the Zurich Cantonal Pharmacy and in collaboration wit...

Peli BioThermal wins award at Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards

Temperature controlled packaging firm Peli BioThermal has been named a winner at an annual awards ceremony which recognises the excellence of suppliers serving the biologics industry. The company won the in Passive Packaging award category of the Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards as t...

Imperial Logistics appoints Iain Barton to new healthcare development post

Imperial Logistics has appointed Iain Barton to the newly-created position of executive vice president for healthcare. He is currently Imperial Logistics’ healthcare strategy executive based in Cape Town in South Africa, and is the latest addition to the recently introduced global sales structu...

Kuehne + Nagel reports 11% air freight tonnage gain in 2018

Kuehne + Nagel has reported that its air freight division continued its “outstanding development” in 2018 and tonnage increased by 11 per cent to 1.7 million tonnes. The freight forwarder said this result was significantly higher growth than the overall market and it added that industry-spec...

DHL Express launches Brazil-US medical express service

DHL Express launches Brazil-US medical express service

DHL Express has launched DHL Medical Express Service (WMX) between Brazil and the United States for customers in the pharmaceutical and clinical research sector. The integrator said the transportation service, piloted in Brazil beginning in November 2018, addresses increased customer demand for f...

Kuehne + Nagel opens pharma and healthcare distribution centre in Slovenia

Kuehne + Nagel has opened a global distribution centre in Slovenia - the first logistic centre dedicated for pharma and healthcare in the Slovenian market. The warehouse is one of the largest within the freight forwarder's global KN PharmaChain network, expanding its standardised GxP compliant of...

DHL delivers medicines using parcel drone in East Africa

DHL and partners have successfully tested the delivery of medicines using a parcel drone in East Africa to an island in Lake Victoria as part of a pilot project. Over a six-month period, three experts tested the technology in the project Deliver Future, which it said proves that it's not science ...

IAG Cargo sees a spike in diphtheria vaccine shipments to Venezuela

IAG Cargo has seen a spike in cargo deliveries for diphtheria vaccines to troubled Venezuela coinciding with the outbreak of the contagious disease currently taking place in the country. This week IAG completed a single shipment of over 5.3 tonnes of the diphtheria vaccine from India to Caracas, ...

Malaria kits among life-saving medical equipment flown by Emirates from Seoul to Africa

Emirates SkyCargo has helped deliver life-saving medical equipment from Seoul to several countries in Africa including numerous shipments of malaria tester kits. Since 2015, the carrier has transported over 800,000 units of malaria kits and other associated equipment from South Korea to countries...

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