Rhenus Air & Ocean has obtained the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification from IATA for its Amsterdam Airport Schiphol branch. The CEIV Pharma certification sets the highest quality standards for life sciences and healthcare customers through uniform processes and a compliant supply chain for pharmaceutical products.
In 2018, Rhenus started with the process of obtaining the certification by reviewing its procedures for the handling of temperature-controlled shipments, optimisation of temperature-controlled facilities, training of staff and assessing all logistics processes by independent validators.
“As part of our corporate strategy we aim to meet the highest standards in global Air Freight. By obtaining the CEIV Pharma certification, we can adequately respond to pharmaceutical companies who are looking for a reliable logistics provider for the secure, safe and efficient shipment of their time and temperature-sensitive products,” says Frank Roderkerk, Managing Director of Rhenus Air & Ocean.
Rhenus’ global network of own offices and partners guarantees the safe and secure and consistent handling of temperature-controlled pharmaceutical shipments and allows Rhenus to develop even closer partnerships with our customers.
The Rhenus Group is a logistics services provider with global business operations and annual turnover of EUR 4.8 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 610 locations worldwide and employs 29,000 people. The Rhenus business areas – Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics and Port Logistics – manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.
Picture (f.l.t.r.): Richard Pel, Business Development Manager Pharma of Rhenus Air & Ocean | Krista Zuurmond, Quality Manager of Rhenus Air & Ocean | Frank Roderkerk, Managing Director of Rhenus Air & Ocean. Picture source: Rhenus B.V.