MORE MEMBERS JOIN AND EXPAND PHARMA.AERO GLOBALLY
In the past two months, Pharma.Aero welcomed different new members to its organization. The executive committee of the organization represented by with Changi Airport Group Jaisey Yip and Lim Shyan Jun, Brussels Airport by Nathan De Valck and Miami International Airport by Jimmy Nares, all underline the importance of the continuous growth globally. “Over the past months, Pharma.Aero was represented at the most important pharma conferences targeting the airfreight life science industry. And, with the accelerated pace of companies lining up to become members, it is clear that many of the operators of the industry appreciate the content that Pharma.Aero is bringing to our industry. The addition of KIX as a member of Pharma.Aero along with Southeast Asian airports who are already members (Singapore, Changi International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport), bolsters MIA’s initiative to increase cargo and add passenger service with airports in that region”, Jimmy Nares, Pharma.Aero Vice-Chairman and representative of Miami International Airport (MIA).
“As Kansai Airport (KIX), we strongly related with the concept of Pharma.Aero, especially with improvement of air transport quality for pharmaceuticals. Although Japan is a country with large distribution of pharmaceuticals, quality standards and distribution are not advanced. It is necessary to introduce world standards and raise transportation quality in Japan. By joining Pharma.Aero, we are working closely with not only our stakeholders, but also other airports and shippers in other areas to improve transportation quality. We would like to be the leading airport for air pharmaceutical transportation in Northeast Asia,” says SHINGU, Hayato, Cargo Development Group Aviation Sales & Marketing Dept. Kansai Airports, Japan. “Penta Freight is honored to be a part of Pharma.Aero and believes that it is the right step forward in bringing relevant stakeholders together to work towards achieving excellence in reliable end-to-end air transportation for pharma shippers. Penta Freight is now embarking upon CEIV certification as part of the pilot community in India, clearly underlining its commitment to continuous improvement and being a specialist logistics service provider to the Pharmaceutical industry. In its 25th year in business, Penta Freight sees Pharma.Aero as an ideal platform to collaborate with like minded
communities across the world and invigorate their global footprint, “ says Aditya Parulkar, President at Penta Freight, India. “Given Unisys’ track-record of providing modern, business-led solutions to the life sciences, healthcare and air cargo industries, we can bring a unique perspective to the Pharma.Aero community of stakeholders,” said Camille Diges, Global Director of Life Sciences at Unisys. “Like other members of the Pharma.Aero organization, we share a commitment to identifying best practices to improve visibility and security within every stage of the supply chain. By working together, we can effect change that will lead to better patient health.“