Tag: pharma

Swissport Frankfurt recertified by IATA for pharma logistics

Swissport's air cargo centre at Frankfurt Airport has been CEIV Pharma certified by IATA. Andreas Behnke, Head of Swissport Cargo Services for Germany and Austria at Frankfurt Airport says: “The recertification by IATA highlights our commitment to providing safe, efficient, and reliable pharmac...

WFS and Bangalore International Airport partner to drive air cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a 15-year license to operate its first cargo handing operation in India at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport). WFS, a global air cargo logistics leader, is entering a new partnership with BIAL. From May 2023, they will assume re...

Peli BioThermal Opens India Service Centre

Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging solutions, announces the opening of its latest service centre located in India. The new service centre is based in Ahmedabad, a major manufacturing hub for pharma companies in the Western part of India. The new site is a fu...

Antonov Airlines delivers pharmaceutical machinery in fight against Covid-19

Antonov Airlines is helping in the fight against Covid-19 with a new shipment of pharmaceutical machinery. The cargo carrier delivered the equipment from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany, to the US on six flights. AN-124 planes, each with a payload of 150 tonnes, were used to carry the machine...

SAL Unveils New Pharma and Perishable facilities in Riyadh

Saudi Arabian Logistics Company (SAL), Saudi Arabia’s leading cargo ground handler and logistics provider, has announced the unveiling of its new pharma and perishable facilities at the Cargo Village in Riyadh, specializing in perishables and all types of pharmaceuticals, including the much-await...

Brussels Airport is accelerating preparations for the COVID-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of the airport, is working full force on preparing scenarios for the import and export of the various types of vaccines in a safe and efficient way. “As Europe’s preferred a...

AirBridgeCargo delivers over 500,000 vials with human albumin

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the leaders in transportation of temperature-sensitive shipments, has organized dedicated pharma charter flight from Leipzig (Germany) to Guangzhou (China) through Novosibirsk (Russia). ABC’s long-standing partner, Kuehne+Nagel, safely delivered 19 ULDs fr...

Tech, Tyres and Trends as Ligentia Pivots from High Fashion to Pharma and PPE

Global supply chain specialist Ligentia is combining over 20 years of logistic expertise with state-of-the-art technology to predict where, when and how to respond to global shortages of PPE in readiness for a second spike of the Coronavirus. Founded in Leeds in 1996 by group CEO Nick Jones, Lig...

SAL launches its pharma facilities at KFIA Cargo Village

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has launched the operations of its state-of-the-art pharma facilities recently opened at the Dammam-based King Fahad International Airport’s Cargo Village. The new warehouses will support the infrastructure of pharma and medical equipment handling facilities as pe...

LATAM CARGO EXPANDS ITS PHARMA NETWORK

In light of the growing demand for international pharmaceutical transportation to Latin America in the midst of COVID-19’s health crisis, LATAM Cargo has extended PHARMA’s coverage. This care option, which is CEIV Pharma certified, is part of the company’s product portfolio and offers special...

Pharma.Aero welcomes two new members

At the recent Air Cargo India, Pharma.Aero hosted for the second consecutive time a successful Pharma Shipper Forum.  During the half-day Forum, Airports, Pharma Shippers and other stakeholders of the airfreight industry clustered to discuss the imminent air logistics challenges, expectations and ...

Ethiopian Cargo Deploys Its Advanced Pharma Wing

In response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the spread of COVID- 19, Ethiopian has been deploying its massive cargo capacity to facilitate the flow of essential cargo such as medical supplies wherever they are needed. The state-of-the-art Pharma Wing of Ethiopian Cargo &...

Swissport opens Pharma Center in Brussels

Swissport International has opened its state-of-the-art Pharma Center for temperature-sensitive cargo shipments at Brussels Airport today. The new facility offers 3,620 sqm of temperature-controlled warehouse space, providing clients with an end-to-end cool chain. Once completed the cargo complex w...

Cool Chain event highlights potential benefits of pharma-drone industry collaboration

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) brings together leaders and professionals from across the cool chain industry to network, share insights and trial new ideas at its two annual events – one on pharma and one on perishables. This week (September 23-24), at the CCA’s Pharma and Biosciences Conf...

Innovation and data the key to the future of last mile delivery

Challenges remain within the last mile in the delivery of air freight but innovations are having a positive impact, delegates heard today on the first day of the Cool Chain Association’s (CCA) 7th Pharma & Biosciences conference in Paris. CCA chairman Stavros Evangelakakis, global product ...

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