Kuehne + Nagel's pharma hub in Geel is enlarged and revamped
KUEHNE + NAGEL has upgraded and expanded its pharma hub situated near Brussels and Liege airports in Belgium
KUEHNE + NAGEL has upgraded and expanded its pharma hub situated near Brussels and Liege airports in Belgium. The facility provides multimodal, temperature-controlled forwarding and warehousing services.
This 22,000-square metre facility in Geel is fully GxP compliant and certified, which means it meets the pharma handling and storage requirements of numerous nations. It is also equipped with two cold chambers to handle varying temperature requirements, reported London's Air Cargo News.
Speaking at the facility's opening ceremony, Kuehne + Nagel BeLux managing director Tobias Jerschke said: 'The enlarged pharma hub in Geel is an inherent part of our strategy to offer integrated logistics solutions to our customers, at the very centre of one of Europe's strongest pharma clusters.
'Leveraging our distribution network, we make sure that hospitals, pharmacies, doctors and patients are supplied in full and on time.'
The company also plans to set up a 15,000 sqm airside pharma facility at the Brussels cargo airport (BruCargo) that is schedule to open in the second half of next year.