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Pharma.Aero welcomes six new members and further expands global network

Pharma.Aero welcomes six new members and further expands global network

The cross-industry collaboration platform Pharma.Aero further expands its global community of Life Sciences end-to-end supply chain stakeholders by onboarding CargoluxDELIVER-ITJetpak, and Wallenborn Transports.

Furthermore, associates from global pharmaceutical manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and Galapagos sign up for the Life Sciences Manufacturers Advisory Platform, the hub designed to provide first line advice to the activities and projects of Pharma.Aero to support the logistics and supply chain industry.

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Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General of Pharma.Aero, welcomes the new additions: “The ongoing influx of new members underscores the immense potential for collaboration in the life sciences logistics and supply chain industry. By attracting such diverse expertise and commitment, Pharma.Aero is expanding its reach and impact within our field, to deliver tangible value and enhance the end-to-end supply chain of healthcare for the future.”

Pharma.Aero fosters collaboration among its members and associate partners representing all segments of the life science and MedTech supply chain by developing projects that address genuine challenges of the industry. Furthermore, the organization created the Life Sciences Manufacturers Advisory Platform (LMAP) as a dedicated collaborative eco-system to provide guidance and expertise to shape the activities and projects undertaken by Pharma.Aero.

Victoria Wilmore, Supply Chain Director from Johnson & Johnson: “Being a part of a world-class group of life science manufacturers with unwavering collaboration from the supply chain community is invaluable.  This will help us to better serve the patients which are at the heart of all we do.”

With 50 years of experience in the air cargo industry, Cargolux is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline covering over 75 destinations. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries and operates an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations. 

Olav Glorvigen, Director Product Management at Cargolux Airlines: “Cargolux is pleased to support Pharma.Aero’s efforts to enhance the streamlining and standardization of the air freight industry’s pharma segment. Pharma.Aero has evolved as a global organization to provide an ongoing connection between academia and the air freight industry. With biopharma, expected to grow more than 11% yearly over the next decade, it is a great opportunity for Cargolux to support this endeavor.”

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DELIVER-IT is a Belgium-based company providing transport solutions, with first-hand expertise in life science and MedTech shipments, handling high-value, low-volume shipments and pioneering drone technology for healthcare logistics.

Peter Allard, Managing Director DELIVER-IT: “By joining Pharma.Aero, we aim to leverage our respective expertise with partner members, to develop solutions tailored to the unique needs of the pharmaceutical & MedTech industry. We value our membership as a great opportunity to exchange knowledge, share insights, and work together in global projects that drive continuous improvement and service excellence.”

Established in 1979, Jetpak is the market leader for time-critical express deliveries in the Nordic Region, operating 700 delivery vehicles, and orchestrating around 4000 flight combinations per day.

Gavin Jones, Sales Director at Jetpak Europe: „Joining and partnering with Pharma.Aero community can offer valuable opportunities for gaining new insights and developments in the industry. By connecting with professionals and experts in the industry, we will keep updated on the latest trends, technologies and developments. Being part of a network brings the advantages of exchanging ideas, share experiences an learn from each other successes and challenges. We look forward to working together with Pharma.Aero.”

Established in 1920, Wallenborn Transports S.A. is a Luxembourg-based company that has developed a broad range of specialized products and services for high value verticals including healthcare, aerospace, automotive, hi-tech and luxury. Wallenborn uses a modern fleet of +1000 assets and serves over 120 European airports, leveraging its 18 offices in 15 countries (Europe & U.A.E).

Ram Menon, CCO Wallenborn Transports S.A.: “Wallenborn is honored to be a member of the Pharma.Aero network and is looking forward to bringing the Road Feeder Services (RFS) perspective & expertise to the end-to-end supply chain. Road transportation plays a fundamental role within the global supply chain, and being a part of such a well-respected and established network will enable thought-sharing through best practices, the standardization of processes, and will drive change through continuous improvement. The ultimate benefits of this global dialogue will be reaped by the end-users of the high-value & critical products that are being transported.”

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Anastasiya Simsek

Anastasiya Simsek started her journalism career in 2016 at Ukrainian TV-Channels: 24 Channel and 1+1 Media. Having worked across a number of different sectors, including news, medicine and lifestyle, she joined the Air Cargo Week editorial team in 2024. To share your news and exclusive insights, contact


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