Apr 20, 2017: Pharma.Aero welcomes an additional eight companies into the organisation. Among them are pharmaceutical shippers Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Merck Sharp & Dohme, as well as other air cargo stakeholders which comprises of DHL Temperature Management Solutions, Expeditors, EuroAirport Basel, 4Advice and e-CARGOWARE. This brings the total number of companies in Pharma.Aero to sixteen members.
Nathan De Valck, chairman of Pharma.Aero, said, “Within a short span of six months, Pharma.Aero has achieved our top priority of expanding the membership base to other stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain.”
The recent addition of the three global pharmaceuticals shippers marks a significant milestone to the organisation as we will be able to collaborate closely with the pharmaceutical shippers on projects to achieve a reliable end-to-end air transport for pharmaceutical cargo.
“Together with the air cargo stakeholders, we will develop global pharmaceutical trade lanes, implement best practices and share market knowledge and expertise,” adds De Valck.
“Pharma.Aero welcomes other IATA CEIV airport communities, shippers, airline carriers, logistics companies, and other pharmaceutical stakeholders with like-minded goals to become members.”
Mumbai International Airport also joined the initiative early this year.