DHL Global Forwarding, the freight forwarding arm of global logistics major Deutsche Post DHL Group, has unveiled its first temperature-controlled facility in India. The facility has been set up in Hyderabad, (located in the cargo satellite building close to the airport), considered to be India’s pharma or vaccine hub.
According to a company release, the new facility offers conditioning of packaging materials in different chambers for varying temperatures up to -20̊ C, to meet the stringent needs of pharmaceutical shipments. “To meet the intricate requirements of each life science and healthcare shipment, our goal is to ensure that all goods are vigilantly handled by DHL’s core team of professionals with customized end-to-end solutions,” said Niki Frank, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, India. “By sending pre-conditioned packaging units to our customers’ premises to pick up temperature-sensitive medicines and vaccines, we ensure that the highest possible integrity of temperature control is achieved within the supply chain during export.”
DHL Global Forwarding has an established network of integrated cold chain facilities, including over 150 Life Sciences and Healthcare facilities across 25 countries and complementary solutions, such as DHL Air Thermonet, which meets global standards for temperature-controlled sciences air freight shipments.
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