First GDP com­pli­ant warehouse by KWE In­dia

Af­ter Hy­drabad, KWE is keen to set up sim­i­lar ware­houses in Mum­bai, Delhi, Ben­galuru and Ahmed­abad. The fa­cil­ity aims to utilise lo­gis­tics sup­port for the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals ship­ments for both im­port and ex­port trade.

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KWE In­dia has un­veiled In­dia’s first Good Dis­tri­bu­tion Process (GDP) warehouse at the Hy­der­abad air­port cargo satel­lite build­ing to ex­clu­sively han­dle phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal lo­gis­tics. Mi­neo Suzuki, Man­ag­ing Director, KWE In­dia in­au­gu­rated the fa­cil­ity. Strate­gi­cally lo­cated at the coun­try’s phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal hub, this fa­cil­ity will be utilised to pro­vide lo­gis­tics sup­port for the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal ship­ments in­clud­ing both ex­port and im­port trade.

Set up in non-bonded area, the state-of-the-art fa­cil­ity is equipped with 24x7 tem­per­a­ture am­bi­ent con­trol, CCTV, con­trol ac­cess, rack­ing, tem­per­a­ture and hu­mid­ity in­di­ca­tors, alarm sys­tem and skilled and trained man­power to fol­low GDP com­pli­ant process through­out ship­ment han­dling. With this launch, KWE In­dia will be­come the first to set up a unique and one-of-its-kind fa­cil­i­ties by any freight for­warder and lo­gis­tics com­pany in In­dia.

Karthi Baskar, Deputy Man­ag­ing Director, KWE In­dia, said, “We have been at the fore­front of in­tro­duc­ing in­no­va­tive lo­gis­tics so­lu­tion in In­dia and this project marks a new mile­stone in our jour­ney to carve a niche in of­fer­ing con­tem­po­rary so­lu­tions and ad­dress unique needs for the grow­ing econ­omy.”

“The phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies in the re­gion have evinced over­whelm­ing re­sponse for util­is­ing the ser­vices pro­vided by KWE at the ded­i­cated warehouse. Fol­low­ing this re­sponse, KWE man­age­ment is keen to fur­ther ex­pand its ware­hous­ing space and has al­ready re­served two ad­di­tional block spa­ces in the up­com­ing cargo satel­lite build­ing of GMR Hy­der­abad,” in­forms Baskar.

The con­cept of ded­i­cated phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal warehouse is ex­pected to help phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal clients of KWE to fol­low GDP qual­ity as­sur­ance con­sis­tently as re­quired by the mar­ket­ing au­tho­ri­sa­tion (MA) or prod­uct spec­i­fi­ca­tion. In KWE group, GDP is al­ready op­er­a­tional in KWE Eu­rope in coun­tries in­clud­ing UK, Ire­land, and Ger­many. KWE’s Hy­der­abad warehouse is de­signed to com­ply all the ba­sic han­dling, stor­age and trans­porta­tion of tem­per­a­ture sen­si­tive phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal prod­ucts as per guide­lines from IATA, CDSCO, Euro­pean Com­mis­sion, USP, IPEC, PDA and other dif­fer­ent health reg­u­la­tory bod­ies.

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