Panalpina France gets CEIV Pharma IATA accreditation
November 16, 2017: Swiss intercontinental air and ocean freight provider Panalpina France recently received the CEIV Pharma IATA (International Air Transport Association) certification.
With the pharmaceutical product handling certification, Panalpina can offer its customers additional guarantee of investment in the Pharma field. It would also strengthen Panalpina France's position as a major player in the transport of pharmaceuticals, and guarantee the safety and quality of transported pharmaceutical products and devices.
Groupe ADP (Paris Airport) had initiated the CEIV Pharma certification process to ensure the safety and integrity of products and pharmaceutical devices that transit the area. The certification aims to harmonize the processes of all players in the air freight logistics chain, including road hauliers, airlines, forwarding and handling agents.
According to the company, CEIV certification encompasses a plethora of pharmaceutical standards and guidelines, such as IATA Temperature Control Regulations (TCR), Good Distribution Practices of the European Union (EU BPD), Annex 5 of the World Health Organization and United States Pharmacopoeia Standards.