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Kuehne + Nagel awarded Boehringer Ingelheim contract

The services Kuehne + Nagel will provide for Boehringer Ingelheim include temperature-controlled road transportation of thermolabile medical products t...

Freddie Pierce
|May 12|magazine4 min read

The services Kuehne + Nagel will provide for Boehringer Ingelheim include temperature-controlled road transportation of thermolabile medical products to the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Greece and Croatia.

The company’s cool-chain transport solution meets the relevant industry-specific regulations and customers’ requirements regarding handling, storage and distribution.

Kuehne + Nagel offers a dedicated control and reporting system to provide complete tracing of constant temperature.

Commenting on the agreement, Martina Brzjchaczek-Koternetz, Head of Supply Chain Management at Boehringer Ingelheim, said: “As one of the leading pharmaceutical companies we need a logistics service provider who combines thorough industry know-how with experience in the East European market.”

“This important cooperation confirms Kuehne + Nagel’s strategy to invest further into specialized products and grow particularly in market segments such as pharma and healthcare, and high-tech/high value,” said Bernhard Schilling, Director Business Development Pharma & Healthcare at Kuehne + Nagel.

Edited by Jennifer Denby

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