Thursday, June 20, 2024

WFS handles first GDP certificate in South Africa

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded the first Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certificate for a cargo handling company in South Africa. The certificates cover temperature-controlled pharma facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, which are aligned to ISO9001:2015 standards. Pharma volumes coming into South Africa have increased 15% in the past two years and the […]

GDP for Panalpina’s Frankfurt logistics centre

Panalpina’s healthcare logistics centre near Frankfurt Airport has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, bringing the certified network to 38 locations. The Weiterstadt facility is located near the airport as well as close to major highways and Germany’s federal road infrastructure, allowing customers to shorten lead times for intra-European and global shipments. The facility, Panalpina’s […]

Panalpina earns GDP for Singapore logistics centre

Panalpina has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its logistics centre in Singapore, making it the 32nd GDP certified location. The certificate was issued by Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA), having demonstrated compliance with HSA GDP guidelines. With the certificate, Panalpina is authorised to store, handle and distribute medicines in the local market and […]

dnata awarded GDP certification in Zurich

dnata has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for pharmaceutical handling at its state-of-the-art facility in Zurich. GDP focuses on systems for warehouses and distribution centres that store and distribute medical products or carry active pharmaceutical ingredients. The scheme ensures that consistent quality management systems are in place throughout the entire supply chain. In […]

GEFCO hits the road with GDP certificate

GEFCO Group has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) compliance certification by Bureau Veritas for transporting pharmaceuticals across its road network. The certificate, which is valid for three years, demonstrates GEFCO’s fulfilment of the European Commission Guidelines on GDP of Pharmaceutical Products for human use, and reflects the company’s quality of service as well as […]

ABC completes multi-modal pharma shipment trial with DHL

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has completed a multi-modal shipment trial for DHL Global Forwarding to deliver healthcare products from Moscow to Miami using an RKN active cargo container in accordance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) cool chain standards. For the trial, ABC’s pharma logistics practitioners opted the abcPharma product using an Envirotainer RKN unit, replacing real […]

Cargolux renews GDP certificate

Cargolux Airlines International has renewed its Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certificate, which it says confirms its strength in handling healthcare goods. Cargolux, which became the world’s first GDP certified airline in January 2014, says its management system fulfils the requirements of the European Union directive ‘Guidelines on Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human […]

IAG Cargo starts using Boeing 787-9 on London – Delhi service

IAG Cargo has started using its first Boeing 787-9 on its London – Delhi service, to take advantage of India’s growing pharma industry. The aircraft, operated by British Airways from Heathrow Airport, provides up to 22 tonnes of cargo capacity a day. The Boeing 787-9 has can carry seven cargo pallets, and IAG Cargo says […]