BRUSSELS, 13 July 2023
Pharma.Aero announces five new additions to the global collaborative
platform: Saudia Cargo, SAL Saudi Logistics, Hellmann, QProducts, and
Pharma.Aero announces five new additions to its global community of Life Sciences
end-to-end supply chain stakeholders: Saudia Cargo, SAL Saudi Logistics and Hellmann
sign up as members; VEXSL and QProducts & Services join as associate partners.
Pharma.Aero is a leading cross-industry collaboration platform of over 60
manufacturers, pharma-certified airports, airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers
and other service stakeholders worldwide.
Trevor Caswell, Chairman of Pharma.Aero, extends a warm greeting to the new
members and associate partners representing diverse industry segments, stating, “We
are thrilled to welcome such a diverse group of supply chain stakeholders to our global
community. We look forward to collaborating and leveraging their expertise in addressing
the industry’s challenges and enhancing end-to-end chain visibility for life science and
Saudia Cargo is the cargo division of Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier, and
one of the world’s most dynamic cargo airlines. It operates a fleet of
modern freighters with access to the belly capacity of SAUDIA, which
flies to over 225 destinations worldwide.
For more information about Saudia Cargo, visit https://saudiacargo.com/
Aymen Osilan, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, expresses Saudia
Cargo’s vision as a member of Pharma.Aero: “Strategic partnerships are integral to the
continuous improvements we make to our airfreight product & service offerings allowing
us to consistently surpass the expectations of our customers. By partnering with Pharma
Aero, Saudia Cargo will further broaden its pharmaceutical transportation network and
connect with key player and latest innovations & developments in this area. Our
commitment to providing safe and efficient transportation of pharma products is
unwavering, and we are excited to work with industry leaders to provide a wide array of
specialized pharmaceutical transportation solutions catering to the specific needs of our
SAL is a leading logistics and supply chain solutions provider in Saudi
Arabia, providing innovative, efficient, and integrated services and
solutions to its clients. SAL handles 95% of the country’s inbound and
outbound air cargo, making it the national logistics champion within the Kingdom and a
key driver in the sector’s transformation outlined in Vision 2030.
For more information about SAL, visit https://sal.sa/
Wejdan Soruji, Manager New Product Development of SAL, sees the partnership as a
unique opportunity for knowledge sharing and collaboration. “We are excited to be a
member of Pharma.Aero network as this is a great platform to share our experience in
pharma ground handling with industry leaders”, said Soruji. “This is surely a step towards
achieving our vision of becoming the logistics champion for a globally connected Saudi
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is a prominent international
logistics provider with a rich history dating back to 1871.
Leveraging their expertise in global transportation solutions, Hellmann has established
a specialized healthcare airfreight network to meet the unique needs of the healthcare
industry. They excel in temperature-controlled logistics and offer efficient operational
processes, regulatory compliance, and advanced digital solutions.
For more information, visit https://www.hellmann.com/
Mark van Os de Man, the Global Airfreight Product Director for Healthcare at Hellmann,
recognizes the significance of collaboration within the healthcare supply chain for
achieving continuous improvement: “We believe that becoming a part of industry interest
groups such as Pharma.Aero offers a valuable platform to engage with all stakeholders
and facilitate positive changes in the healthcare and life science industry. Hellmann aims
to leverage their expertise, track record, and forward-thinking approach to become a
significant contributor to the Pharma.Aero community.”
QProducts and Services is an industry leader and innovator in
passive thermal protection with over 25 years of experience in
protecting temperature sensitive goods.
Kevin Lynch, General Manager, Sales & Marketing, QProducts and Services, expresses
company’s excitement about partnering with Pharma.Aero. “We at QProducts & Services
are proud to join the Pharma.Aero community! We are excited to collaborate with fellow
member and associate partners to address temperature, sustainability & visibility
challenges faced by the Pharmaceutical, Life Science & MedTech industry. Our recent
expansion into APAC and EU creates more opportunities to leverage our nearly three
decades of cold chain experience by contributing meaningful insights to support the
Pharma.Aero mission”, added Lynch.
VEXSL (Veteran Express Secure Logistics) is a Canadian based,
veteran-owned and operated business providing secure shipping
services with end-to-end blockchain-based supply chain visibility,
climate control, and secure chain of custody.
For more information about VEXSL, visit https://www.vexsl.com/
Cole Fouillard, CEO of VEXSL, emphasizes the company’s enthusiasm for this
partnership. “We at VEXSL are excited to join Pharma.Aero in the pursuit of aligning with
some of the top pharmaceutical logistics companies in the world. As a growing company,
we welcome the opportunity to learn, adopt and apply the cutting-edge technologies,
procedures and strategies through the collaboration of fellow associate members,
partners and board members of Pharma.Aero. Our mission is to provide a safe and secure
shipping solution for our customers that assures the care and custody of the products
shipped while purposefully employing military veterans and first responders in the
process. We couldn’t think of a more willing organization, with such a purpose driven
mission than Pharma.Aero and we look forward to the future of pharma logistics.”
Pharma.Aero is a leading global cross-industry collaboration
platform of over 60 Life Science and MedTech manufacturers,
cargo pharma-certified communities and other logistics
Founded in 2016, our organization has matured into an industry thought leader by
developing cutting-edge projects, providing expertise and insights, and addressing new
trends, thus fueling the changes needed for tomorrow’s Life Science and MedTech
Pharma.Aero is also co-founder and organizer of the annual International Pharma
Logistics Masterclass. Since its first edition, in 2021, this unique program brings
together industry executives, experts, policy makers and international academics for a
knowledge exchange experience of immense value.
For more information about Pharma.Aero network and projects, visit pharma.aero
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