Kuehne+Nagel partners with Chinese pharma distributor

Shanghai, China: Kuehne+Nagel is partnering with Jointown, China’s largest non-state-owned pharmaceutical distribution company, to enhance its pharma and healthcare logistics in China.
 
The partnership with Jointown gives Kuehne+Nagel access to its in-country storage and distribution network, enabling Kuehne+Nagel to comply with the highly-regulated Chinese pharma and healthcare sector.
 
“We are pleased to be partnering with Jointown. Our cooperation perfectly meets the demands of our global clientele by enabling seamless supply chain coverage connecting China. This will enable us to accelerate our growth in the pharma and healthcare sector in China,” says Siewloong Wong, president, Kuehne+Nagel Asia Pacific.
 
Zhang Qingsong, general manager, logistics business, Jointown Pharmaceutical Group, said: “Partnering with Kuehne+Nagel will provide Jointown’s customers access to the international market through their global GxP certified air, sea and overseas contract logistics operations. We will now be able to expand our business in overseas markets at a much faster pace and benefit from the partnership in a sustainable way.”
 
The partnership with Jointown comes shortly after Kuehne+Nagel agreed to buy Chinese freight forwarder Apex International Corporation.

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