LUG extends Health Care Center at Frankfurt airport
25 / 08 / 2017
LUG air cargo handling has modernised and expanded its Health Care Center (HCC) at Frankfurt Airport in a 650 sq m first step programme that paves the way for possible expansion to 1,200 sq m.
The company has also recruited Dominik Misskampf as senior project manager to handle the expansion project.
The HCC, said a LUG spokesperson, has an “all-embracing temperature monitoring and recording as well as an alarm system guarantee clients a transparent, qualified air cargo supply chain for pharmaceutical products”.
LUG is currently going through the IATA CEIV Pharma certification programme, a process that is due to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2018.
Patrik Tschirch, chief executive of LUG, said: “We are undertaking considerable investments in the area of temperature sensitive cargo handling with the expansion and modernization of the HCC.
“We are thus adapting our facilities to our new client structure. From October, we have Emirates SkyCargo in our customer portfolio, an airline with a relatively high share of life science and healthcare shipments ex Frankfurt/Main.“
As part of that expansion, Misskampf will “look after the enhancement of processes and their adaptation to the new infrastructure as well as the IATA certification,” said the spokesperson.
Previously Misskampf was responsible for supply chain optimisation projects at Ground Handling Services Fraport.
He is also head of the competence team pharma of the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt.
The aim of the platform is the optimization of processes across companies and supply chains in order to enhance the attractiveness and competitiveness of Frankfurt as a cargo hub.
Said Misskampf: “The project is an important step to increase the performance of the company and to safeguard and strengthen its competitiveness.”
Tschirch added: “We do not only meet the rising demands of our clients but also underline our own claim to quality leadership with the new infrastructure and the independent certification by IATA.”
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