'cool supply chain the ultimate aim'

Kuehne and Nagel expands its pharma network

Kuehne and Nagel expands its pharma network

Jersey City, New Jersey, US: Kuehne+Nagel has expanded its PharmaChain logistics network with temperature-controlled warehousing space in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“With the new facility, we expand our KN PharmaChain footprint to now over 150 global fully GXP compliant stations”, said Bob Mihok, president, Kuehne + Nagel North America.

“Broadening the scope of our San Juan operation confirms Kuehne + Nagel’s commitment to exceeding the logistics needs of our global healthcare customers, many who have operations in Puerto Rico.”

The San Juan site has storage from 2° to 8°C, dry ice and gel pack capabilities GDP/GXP best storage and distribution practices, proactive monitoring with active sensors to monitor temperature, voltage and GPS position as well as web-based shipment and temperature visibility via KN Login.

Additional facility features include accreditation as Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP), gated entrance accessed by authorized personnel with badge permits only, 24 unit load device (ULD) charge stations, and an electric generator dedicated for the cool zone area.

Kuehne+Nagel has been in Puerto Rico since 1999 and its operation is a mile from SJU – Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.