K+N subsidiary opens pharma facility in Singapore

By Rachelle Harry

Medical/pharma demand is growing. Image source: K+N

QuickSTAT, a subsidiary of Kuehne+Nagel, has opened a control tower and conditioning facility for the processing and storage of pharma goods in Singapore.

The conditioning facility is located at K+N’s Singapore logistics hub and it offers “a full suite of healthcare logistics services for all stages of the pharmaceutical product lifecycle”.

K+N said features of the conditioning facility include a controlled-ambient warehouse and in-transit storage for vaccines, investigational drugs, patient clinical specimens and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

“It provides superior management of cell and gene therapies, where QuickSTAT’s specialists will ensure proper handling, packaging and storage of the time-and-temperature sensitive products,” the company said in a statement.

Jack Liu, senior vice president of air logistics of K+N Asia Pacific said: “K+N is delighted to partner with QuickSTAT to provide seamless end-to-end solutions, adding value to our pharma and healthcare customers in Asia Pacific. With the ISO-certified and GXP compliant facility that upholds the best practices for storage, conditioning, transportation, routings and logistics – I am confident that we will consistently deliver product integrity and patient safety.”

Cyril Leger, executive vice president of QuickSTAT, added: “We are committed to providing innovative and customised logistics as well as transportation solutions to meet the ever-challenging demands of the pharma, biotech and life science industry, in all regions of the world. By continuing to expand our global footprint to locations of strategic importance, we are able to provide local and global support for K+N and QuickSTAT customers.”

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