Kuehne + Nagel To Transport Temperature-Controlled Shipments For Boehringer
The services Kuehne + Nagel will provide for Boehringer Ingelheim include temperature-controlled road transportation of thermolabile medical products to the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Greece and Croatia.
Kuehne + Nagel said that its cool-chain transport solution, which is adapted to the sensitive products’ specific nature, meets all relevant industry-specific regulations and the customer’s requirements regarding handling, storage and distribution. In order to provide complete tracing of constant temperature, it offers a dedicated control and reporting system.
Martina Brzjchaczek-Koternetz, head of supply chain management at Boehringer Ingelheim, said: “As one of the leading pharmaceutical companies we need a logistics service provider who combines thorough industry know-how with experience in the East European market. Kuehne + Nagel is the partner of choice to accompany us on our course for growth.”
Bernhard Schilling, director business development pharma and healthcare at Kuehne + Nagel, said: “In recent years we have specifically invested in our systems, facilities and employees in order to guarantee our high service and quality standards for the transport of thermolabile products.
“To have been chosen by Boehringer Ingelheim as their logistics partner for these five Eastern European countries is proof of the success of our efforts. This important cooperation confirms Kuehne + Nagel’s strategy to invest further into specialised products and grow particularly in market segments such as pharma & healthcare and high-tech/high-value.”
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