Bengaluru gets Pharma Cold Zone
To support the demands of the growing local industry, which has now a strong global presence, the Pharma Cold Zone will offer an accurate and temperature controlled care while handling pharmaceutical products.
Menzies Aviation Bobba, which operates a cargo terminal at Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bangalore, has opened an exclusive ‘Pharma Cold Zone’ for handling pharma products.
Bangalore is emerging as an important pharmaceutical hub in south India. To support the demands of the growing local industry, which has now a strong global presence, the Pharma Cold Zone will offer an accurate and temperature
With the new and exclusive pharma Cold Zone facility, the company would strengthen its leadership and capability in handling and transportation of pharma cargo
controlled care while handling pharmaceutical products.
VS Bobba, Managing Director of Menzies Aviation said, "With new and exclusive Pharma Cold Zone facility at our Cargo terminal with temperature controlled coupled with the technology, the company would strengthen its leadership and capability in handling and transportation of Pharma cargo between Bengaluru and rest of the world.
G V Sanjay Reddy, Managing Director, BIAL said, “This is well timed and in line with the city’s emerging status as the pharmaceutical hub of South India. This airport aims to be the engine of economic growth for the region by connecting Bangalore to the world and positioning itself as the Gateway to South India not only for passenger traffic but also for cargo. I am delighted that our partners share this vision”.
The Pharma Cold Zone is a temperature controlled cargo handling facility, which will greatly assists the South India pharma industry in enhancing their business and meeting the stringent requirements of global regulatory authorities.
The state-of-the-art facility provides dedicated truck docks for acceptance, floor level weighment at acceptance, Customs clearance, screening & security clearances, cargo build up and storage, all under controlled temperature. It is also equipped with Data loggers, Alarm systems (Hooters and SMS) and 24/7 CCTV coverage supported with HD Cameras.
V S Bobba
Managing Director of Menzies Aviation