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Yusen Logistics opens two pharmaceutical warehouses in Benelux

LBR Staff Writer Published 25 June 2018

Yusen Logistics has opened two new pharmaceutical warehouses in Benelux, an economic union comprising three neighbouring states, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

The company has opened Antwerp healthcare center in Melsele of Belgium, and Roosendaal healthcare center in Roosendaal of Netherlands.

Located next to the existing Yusen Logistics Antwerp Distribution Center (ADC), the new advanced Antwerp healthcare center features an ambient storage facility with 15°C to 25°C and holds a capacity to accommodate around 10,000 pallets.

The GDP certified facility also includes cold store section with 2°C to 8°C and holds a capacity to accommodate more than 4,000 pallets.

Situated in the Borchwerf II industrial area, the Roosendaal healthcare center has been developed to meet the increasing demand for quality logistics solutions from pharmaceutical industry sector and manufacturers in the Netherlands.

With a total capacity of more than 11,000m², the GDP certified pharma-logistics facility is divided into a cold store section with 2°C to 8°C and an ambient temperature section with 15°C to 25°C. It is also provided with specially secured storage room for narcotics.

Yusen said the additional 20,000m² of GDP-certified warehouse is a significant expansion to the services that the firm offers in the Netherlands and Belgium to the pharmaceutical sector

Yusen Logistics president Kenji Mizushima said: “The opening of TWO brand new GDP-certified warehouses in one day! This milestone represents the strong dedication of Yusen Logistics to continually develop and improve our service to the pharmaceutical industry and I am very honoured to be able to witness this important moment today.

“I sincerely thank our customers for their support and for trusting us with their products. We will never forget that at the end of every supply chain, there is a patient."

Yusen Logistics provides supply chain solutions, as well as transportation and warehousing and distributing services to the customers in various sectors, including automotive, retail, technology, aerospace, healthcare and food.


Image: Yusen Logistics has opened two new pharmaceutical warehouses in Belgium and Netherlands. Photo: courtesy of YUSEN LOGISTICS CO, LTD.