Award recognizes company’s Pharma Competence Center
MUMBAI – December 22, 2016 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, received Best Logistics Service Provider for Pharmaceuticals at the 2016 Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMPro) Logistics Service Provider Awards in India.
Agility India was recognized for mastering the complexities of pharmaceutical logistics with special recognition going to the company’s temperature-controlled storage facility in Nhava Sheva, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, and to its suite of IT solutions, including a web-based track-and-trace service that allows customers to monitor freight movements in real time.
The SCMPro Logistics Service Provider Awards honors successful Indian logistics businesses with a focus on sustainability strategy, performance and goals. The awards recognize companies innovating in pharmaceutical logistics, based on ideas and actions that make a positive, measurable and sustainable difference.
At the port, southeast of Mumbai, Agility has developed a Pharma Competence Center. The 300-square- meter facility is fully pharma compliant, Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certified, and C-TPAT compliant, offering secured cold chain storage, consolidation, and refrigerated LCL services to Europe. Agility offers Life Sciences customers passive and active temperature-controlled shipping with monitoring that maintains product integrity and offers full visibility in addition to timely delivery.
“Pharmaceutical logistics is a complex business, and we operate our storage facilities and freight forwarding operations to meet the strict requirements of the pharmaceutical companies,” said Detlev Janik, Agility’s CEO South Asia. “This win is testament to our success as a life sciences logistics provider.”
Agility is one of the largest freight forwarders and logistics providers in India with 61 locations and 150,000 square meters of warehouse space covering all major ports, airports and inland locations in the country. In the pharmaceutical sector, Agility helps companies move, store, distribute and manage goods in the highly attractive Indian market and helps Indian companies looking to explore opportunities outside of the country. Agility recently helped a global seller of generic drugs establish a one-of- a-kind consolidation center in Mumbai, compliant with both GDP rules and U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements.
Agility India has won Best Logistics Pharmaceutical Provider for the company’s Pharma Competence Center.