Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) achieves Good Distribution Practices (GDP) accreditation

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Hong Kong) Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) became the first facility at the Hong Kong International Airport to achieve Good Distribution Practices (GDP) accreditation as per the guidelines of World Health Organisation(WHO). Hactl has enhanced the facilities at the airport to accommodate pharmaceutical products requiring specific termperature control. Hactl staff has been specifically trained to hand such sensitive materials. Says Miranda Kwan, Deputy Director of Systems & Services Certification for SGS Hong Kong, which undertook Hactl’s GDP certification: “We congratulate Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited on being certified by SGS for compliance with World Health Organisation Good Distribution Practices (GDP) for Pharmaceutical Products. “Air cargo handling is an important activity in the supply-chain management of pharmaceutical products. We appreciate Hactl’s commitment to ensuring the quality and identity of pharmaceutical products during all aspects of the air cargo handling process.” Adds Hactl Chief Executive Mark Whitehead: “As the leading cargo terminal in Hong Kong, Hactl has a tradition of adopting all internationally recognised best practices in all aspects of its business.” “Given the growing importance of pharma traffic to the airfreight industry, we see it as our duty to our customers to introduce the highest-possible standards for the handling of such cargo, and we have pioneered this in Hong Kong with our GDP certification.”  
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