Pharmaceutical giant Alliance Boots has taken full ownership of Derbyshire-based healthcare logistics firm UniDrug Distribution Group (UDG). Alliance Boots, which owned half of the contract logistics firm, acquired the remaining shares from UDG Healthcare for £66m in August. The operator, which runs 56 vehicles and employs 750 people, is to be rebranded as Alloga. UDG is currently part of the Alloga pan-European pharmaceutical distribution network, which was formed as a joint venture between Swiss healthcare firm Galenica and Alliance Boots […]
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