Bolloré Logistics to open new pharma unit

Roissy, France: Bolloré Logistics is to handle healthcare products at its Roissy hub with an 800m2 extension of a pharmaceutical unit.

This will give Bolloré Logistics 2,200m2 at its Roissy CDG Hub, divided into three temperature-controlled areas of +2 °C to +8 °C, +15 °C to +25 °C, and -20 °C. These facilities are reserved exclusively for processing healthcare product shipments in a secure environment managed by teams trained in good distribution practices.

The new cell also has a racked area with a 550-pallet capacity as well as a mass storage area. The new facility increases Bolloré Logistics’ capacity to manage cross-docking operations and respond to the specific requirements of each product category, including vaccines and nuclear-medicine products.

“This investment demonstrates our determination to support the health sector in its logistics challenges. Our facilities and solutions are specially designed to respond to requirements on regulations and operational excellence and are adapted to each category of goods transported,” said Pascal Le Guevel, director, Bolloré Logistics Roissy Hub.

“With this environment, we are able to deliver complete and needs-adapted solutions to all our customers, from the preparation of active containers to that of passive packaging, including customised services such as the use of isothermal sleeves and real-time monitoring solutions,” said Franck Philippe, health market director, France, Bolloré Logistics.

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