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.
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.