BRUSSELS, 19 January 2021
Bolloré Logistics joins Pharma.Aero as new Full Member
Through its various completed and ongoing global collaborative projects, Pharma.Aero continues to pursue the vision in achieving reliable end-to-end air transportation of pharmaceutical cargo by involving all industry stakeholders across the pharma air supply chain to jointly develop new standards and guidelines; forge quality pharmaceutical trade lanes; and share market knowledge and expertise.
To strengthen its mission and vision, Pharma.Aero has recently onboarded one of the world’s top transport and logistics companies Bolloré Logistics as its 44th member.
“Pharma.Aero continues to expand its global network and we welcome Bolloré Logistics into the membership. It allows us to further improve the air transportation and handling of pharmaceutical and vaccine shipments by creating awareness and focusing on global collaboration within the air cargo industry”, said Nathan De Valck, Chairman, Pharma.Aero.
Both Brice Bellin, Head Healthcare & Life Science Europe and Netka Hohlfeld, Healthcare Director Germany & Central Europe, Bollore Logistics added, “Bolloré Logistics is aware about the importance of supply chain collaboration and required efficiencies to ensure the global distribution of the Healthcare Industry. We see it as our duty to be tier-one supply chain partner as one of the world’s top 10 transport and logistics groups, with the largest integrated logistics network in Africa. It’s an honor to be a part of a common approach which will improve compliance, quality, recognize and mitigate risks, and increase stakeholders visibility in this complex pharma industry, more particularly for the supply of vaccines in the health context that we are currently experiencing.”
Pharma.Aero, a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, aims to achieve excellence in reliable end-to-end air transportation for Life Science and Medtech shippers, by fostering collaboration between CEIV certified airport communities dedicated in developing and pioneering when it comes to handling, storage and air transportation of pharmaceuticals.
Pharma.Aero brings added value for the shipper by placing them as strategic priorities of Pharma.Aero, providing insights into the capabilities of the air cargo industry, as well as facilitating direct collaboration with the different air cargo stakeholders in the supply chain. Together, the organisation focuses on collaborative and continuous improvement of the Life Science and Medtech air cargo supply chain.
Pharma.Aero is an organisation that is proud to walk the talk. Jointly with our members, we co-ideate and co-develop projects that focus on end-to-end supply chain visibility solutions and address air transportation issues and challenges faced by the Life Science and Medtech industry. Since its inception in 2016, Pharma.Aero initiated and completed 6 projects. Consequently, technical papers for our members and white papers for the entire industry were published.
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