DSV UK has consolidated its logistics healthcare expertise into a centre of excellence located in Bristol.
The dedicated healthcare team will offer healthcare logistics within the UK as well as supply chain solutions and healthcare logistics catalogue services to the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics markets.
The centre, located at the Aztec West business park in Bristol, will be also be supported by off-site certified Wholesale Distributor Agreement (WDA) warehousing & cross dock teams located in Milton Keynes and Heathrow.
David Adlam, DSV director for healthcare, said: "The introduction of a UK healthcare centre of excellence
highlights the expertise DSV hold within the vertical, and this investment allows more businesses to benefit from our fully compliant end-to-end service.
"As the industry grows, we see a rise in demands from all healthcare sectors for value-added solutions and a single provider for a comprehensive delivery service as well as an increase on regulatory pressures.
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"Our position is to eliminate such pressures and perform the necessary tasks to ensure the smooth movement of goods from A-B, no matter what the shipment size or safety requirements. We understand the delicacy when dealing with healthcare is much more sensitive.”
Val Petursson, senior director and global head of logistics at Teva Pharmaceuticals, which has used the centre's services, said: "In our industry, we need to move freight quickly, reliably and under compliant conditions.
"We also need a partner that can provide specialist services such as product launches and white glove handling of critical or highly complicated logistics movements.
"DSV’s dedicated UK Healthcare team provide a high level of commitment and customer service which has helped our business to grow and provided us with a freight service we can trust."