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DHL partners with lifesaving product manufacturer

Fresenius Kabi partners with DHL

Major global manufacturer of essential and lifesaving products for critically and chronically ill patients appoints DHL Supply Chain to manage its growing warehousing and logistics requirements in Australia.

Thanks to its national coverage and expertise in life sciences and healthcare sectors, Fresenius Kabi Australia has signed a five-year contract with DHL for storage, inbound and outbound functions, which were previously managed in-house.

DHL is managing the distribution of Fresenius Kabi Australia’s 400-plus product lines from its healthcare-grade facility at Horningsea Park, where a dedicated team is responsible for receiving, storing and dispatching Fresenius Kabi’s products in the country.

“Fresenius Kabi has a significant range of products that are used to save lives and help to improve the health of Australians, and we’re proud to be trusted with their logistics needs,” says DHL Supply Chain Australia CEO Steve Thompsett.

“We’re confident that we will deliver on Fresenius Kabi Australia’s quality requirements at our state-of-the-art healthcare-grade Horningsea Park facility, which meets all global regulations for storing life sciences and healthcare products.”

The Horningsea park site is Australia’s first carbon-neutral warehouse. It was first established in 2020 as a dedicated facility for storing pharmaceuticals, medical devices, vaccines, animal health, diagnostics and consumer health products. Temperature controlled for optimal storage of medical products – the site is powered entirely by green electricity.

The 35,000 sqm site has a 30,000-pallet capacity to manage future growth for customers.

“DHL is the ideal partner to help us achieve our mission in Australia by providing state-of-the-art logistic and distribution services to provide our products to our customers in a more efficient way,” says Juan Villar, Senior Vice-President North east Asia-Pacific at Fresenius Kabi.

With the corporate mission of caring for life’, Fresenius Kabi puts essential medicines and technologies in the hands of people who help patients and find the best answers to their challenges.

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