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Express Group opens new pharma temperature-controlled warehouse in Malta

Luqa, Malta: Express Group of Luqa has opened new temperature-controlled warehousing facilities, designed and built for pharmaceutical storage.

The first 450-square metre facility is able to accommodate around 600 pallets within a temperature-controlled environment.

A second warehouse occupies 425 square metres and is equipped with an automated mobile aisle system that maximises capacity, and can hold 975 pallets. Both warehousing facilities have been licensed by medical authorities.
General manager Johan Vella says that the new facilities complement the group’s international pharmaceutical transport services which meet EU pharma ‘good distribution practices’ standards.

Marketing manager David Fleri Soler says that Express Group, with its warehousing services and a temperature-controlled fleet of road trailers, is able to guarantee professional, high standard storage and final delivery to and from any point in Europe.

“We have a Europe-wide network with our strategic partner DHL Coldchain,” says Fleri Soler.

“Our temperature-equipped trailers, controlled in Malta by our operational staff, have GPS tracking and a live temperature reading facility available to the client while the medicines are in transit to their final destination.”