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India: Agility opens pharma storage centre in Hyderabad

India: Agility opens pharma storage centre in Hyderabad

Freight forwarder Agility has opened its first temperature-controlled life sciences storage and handling site in Hyderabad in partnership with cold chain container company va-Q-tec. 

The 557 sq metre site, based at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, aims to serve pharma manufacturers in the city along with Goa, Pune, Visakhapatnam and Bengaluru. 

Detlev Janik, chief executive of Agility South Asia, said: “This new centre will help the fast-growing Indian life sciences companies to meet the rising global demand for their products.” 

Dr Joachim Kuhn, chief executive of va-Q- tec, said: “Our partnership with Agility is a further example of how va-Q- tec develops and provides transportation systems with accompanying services for life sciences logistics. 

The cooperation will further strengthen va-Q- tec’s footprint in India, one of the fastest growing pharma exporters.”