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Bolloré Logistics to open a new pharma unit at its Roissy CDG Hub

Puteaux. 09 April 2021

Bolloré Logistics is reinforcing its healthcare product processing facilities with an 800 m2 extension of a pharmaceutical unit with a temperature of +15 °C to +25 °C.

The health crisis having increased global trade in pharma products, it has become necessary to resize the corresponding logistics resources. Bolloré Logistics, the leader in air trade in France, has taken the initiative to support this trend by investing in its Roissy CDG Hub.

With the new unit, Bolloré Logistics now boasts a surface area of 2,200 m2 at its Roissy CDG Hub, divided into three temperature-controlled areas of +2 °C to +8 °C, +15 °C to +25 °C, and -20 °C. These facilities are reserved exclusively for processing healthcare product shipments in a secure environment managed by teams trained in Good Distribution Practices (GDPs).

Three dedicated dock doors ensure the seamless and temperature-controlled flow of goods for total mastery of the cold chain during operations. The new cell also has a racked area with a 550-pallet capacity as well as a mass storage area. The new facility increases Bolloré Logistics’ capacity to manage cross-docking operations and respond to the specific requirements of each product category, including vaccines and nuclear-medicine products.

Pascal Le Guevel

Director of the Bolloré Logistics Roissy CDG Hub

This investment demonstrates our determination to support the health sector in its logistics challenges. Our facilities and solutions are specially designed to respond to requirements on regulations and operational excellence and are adapted to each category of goods transported

Bolloré Logistics implements solutions that ensure the safety and integrity of products, including power connections for active containers, monitored unit temperatures, temperature mapping and staff training. The warehouse responds to all the requirements of European GDPs for pharmaceutical products.

Franck Philippe

Health Market Director, France at Bolloré Logistics

With this environment, we are able to deliver complete and needs-adapted solutions to all our customers, from the preparation of active containers to that of passive packaging, including customised services such as the use of isothermal sleeves and real-time monitoring solutions

Bolloré Logistics’ Roissy CDG Hub benefits from a strategic location, its main advantage being direct access to runways providing direct contact with transport flows. The site is fully secured by powerful systems, including video surveillance 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The Hub has obtained ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 certification and IATA CEIV Pharma certification, covering the requirements of the main standards in the distribution of pharmaceutical products, including the European GDPs and the WHO Guide. 

 

About Bolloré Logistics

Bolloré Logistics is a major international supply chain operator and ranks among the world’s top ten transport and logistics groups with an integrated network of 600 agencies in 109 countries. Placing customers at the heart of its strategy, Bolloré Logistics is committed to designing innovative, robust and agile solutions. Through the reliable management of the entire supply chain, the company has developed a high level of resilience enabling it to control risks by securing transport plans through alternative options and to lead a continuous improvement policy over the long term while acting as an ethical and responsible player.

Press contacts:

Cindy Patan, Media Relations Manager - Bolloré Transport & Logistics
Tel +33 (0)1 46 96 49 75 / +33 (0)7 72 40 49 75 – cindy.patan(at)bollore.com

Adeline Durand, Global Communication Manager – Bolloré Logistics
T +33 (0)1 46 96 17 21 – adeline.durand(at)bollore.com