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Aramex to provide healthcare logistics to NewBridge Pharmaceuticals

Aramex to provide healthcare logistics to NewBridge Pharmaceuticals

Dubai, UAE: Aramex is now providing a range of logistics services for NewBridge Pharmaceuticals in the Middle East, Africa, Canada and the UK.

Dubai-based NewBridge offers a one-stop-solution to pharmaceuticals, biological, genomics and other healthcare companies.

Through the partnership, Aramex is managing the logistics of patient samples in clinics and hospitals from the Middle East to the US for advanced clinical testing. Aramex is also providing temperature-controlled storage and transport of medication for NewBridge from various distribution hubs in the UK and Canada to healthcare facilities within the Middle East and Africa.

In addition, Aramex is providing NewBridge with customs clearance, secondary packaging, labeling, vaulting and guarded transport services as part of the partnership.

Hussein Hachem, chief executive of Aramex, said: “By working closely with NewBridge we are able to further penetrate the healthcare market, take advantage of the increased demand for logistics services in the pharmaceutical industry and better support people who require medicine and other pharmaceutical needs to be delivered to them effectively and efficiently.”

In addition to having hubs in the UK and Canada, Aramex plans to set up a third hub in the US soon, and will continue to handle the storage, transport and delivery of NewBridge’s medicine and other pharmaceutical goods.