Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt awarded CEIV Pharma

21 / 11 / 2017

  • Beverly Seebach, IATA's manager cargo services Germany, presents the certificate to Philip Roodenburg, station manager at Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt

Ground handler Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt has received IATA's CEIV Pharma certification at the German airport.

Philip Roodenburg, station manager at Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt, said: “Regarding pharma shipments, we fully realize that there are always humans involved who need a constant flow of safely delivered medical products. Hence, it is of utmost importance to have a solid process, training and a state-of-the-art facility in place.

"Getting there was a tough job, but the IATA CEIV Pharma certification is a great reward for our efforts and makes the whole team very proud. Our business is continuously changing and it’s our duty to keep up with these changes. Next to further developing our Pharma Handling capabilities, we are also constantly improving our processes and seeking for innovations that can make the difference in future cargo handling”.

As part of the Frankfurt Cargo community efforts, Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt developed a dedicated product line for the handling of life science & healthcare shipments.

Said a company spokesperson: "After investments into infrastructure, equipment and training, Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt has now successfully been awarded with the IATA CEIV Pharma certification."

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