INTERNATIONAL transport and info-logistics provider cargo-partner has launched a new competence centre for pharmaceuticals and healthcare in Mumbai, India.
Cargo-partner has been operating in India since 2007 and currently has 135 employees working in 11 offices across the country. The company's operations in India are led by the region managing director, Rajiv Singh, who has more than 23 years of experience working in logistics.
"With our new pharmaceuticals and healthcare competence centre, we can ensure full GDP compliance, end-to-end product integrity and professional handling at every step," said Mr Singh.
"We have put together a dedicated team of well-trained staff from our air, sea, road transport and quality management departments who can support our customers with in-depth industry expertise.
"Our processes are based on many years of experience, making use of detailed risk and deviation management procedures to achieve maximum security and efficiency."
Rajasekhara Reddy, vice president of global demand planning and logistic head of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals - a customer at cargo-partner's Mumbai competence centre - added: "We chose to work with cargo-partner as they represent professionalism, not only in India, but also in our destination countries, and we have grown to trust them as a highly reliable service partner who always keep their commitments."
The Mumbai competence centre is cargo-partner's third, as it already has an airfreight-focused facility in Vienna, Austria, and a sea freight-focused centre in Hamburg, Germany.
Earlier this year, cargo-partner was awarded a Leading Freight Forwarding Company - Pharma award at the India Cargo Awards, reports London's Air Cargo News.