UPS Health care has opened its to start with devoted healthcare logistics facility in Giessen, Germany, developing up to 150 new work opportunities. The 27,200m2 GMP and GDP compliant room will home more than 30,000 pallet positions able of supporting storage of a selection health care goods at 2C to 8C, 15C to 25C and up to -20C degrees.
“We have developed a truly pan-European cold chain community, able of offering conclusion-to-finish variety of high quality expert storage and handling services,” said John Bolla, President, Global Logistics and Distribution, UPS Health care. “In opening our initially facility in Germany, we can supply larger visibility and control to assure our customer’s affected individual-essential goods are delivered where by they will need to be, at the correct time and at the suitable temperature.”
The roof of the facility features a photo voltaic process that generates more than 850,000 kWh of electrical energy yearly – much more than the facility consumes. The constructing also meets the Gold Typical of the German Sustainable Setting up Council.
Strategically positioned, the new facility presents entry to the rapidly-escalating European healthcare markets, supporting pharmaceutical, clinical device and biologics producers that ever more need time-vital and temperature sensitive logistics for their goods. The international market for biologic therapeutic prescription drugs is established to improve from $285.5 billion in 2020 to $421.8 billion by 2025.
Through 2023, UPS Healthcare will increase about 200,000 m2 of warehouse house, of which about 50 percent will be in Europe. This house will insert to the present 217 facilities with a full of more than 1.5 million sqm2 of cGMP and GDP-compliant health care distribution place in 37 countries and territories. By way of these investments, UPS Health care will have extra than doubled its existence in devoted healthcare facilities in 2023 in contrast to 2020.
Its proximity to UPS’s European air hub at Cologne Bonn Airport and UPS Healthcare’s European hub in Roermond also presents prospects with shorter domestic and global transit moments, most likely growing creation windows and features upcoming-working day supply to 80% of Europe as well as accessibility to big ports together with Rotterdam, Antwerp and Amsterdam. The facility will also aid Healthcare facility & Pharmacy distribution throughout Germany.
This new facility is a section of UPS Healthcare’s continued investment in Germany, wherever it just lately released UPS Leading, a services that can prioritize and keep track of significant shipments within just 3 meters of their area anywhere in UPS’s international community.