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The healthcare industry has been significantly affected by COVID-19, and the impact of the pandemic has been profound. Today, life science companies are struggling to manage and match ever-increasing demand to unpredictable supply. As a result, many of these companies can only be reactive to ever-changing market conditions, with unplanned allocations causing significant disruptions across their supply chains. Simultaneously, managing these supply chains and transporting these critical shipments has never been more important. That’s why we’ve introduced DB SCHENKERlife+, logistics solutions for the healthcare industry designed and customized exactly for your requirements.
In the healthcare industry, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. And whether you're shipping medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or biopharmaceuticals, such as vaccines, we know your customers depend on timely delivery of your healthcare and pharmaceutical products. We know your patients place trust in you to deliver for them. With DB SCHENKERlife+, you can count on us to deliver for you – especially now.
Our full suite of transportation and logistics services, extensive global network, strict adherence to local and international compliance, and superior end-to-end visibility enables our clients’ supply chains with agility, control, and speed to market. Our more than 75,000 DB Schenker employees worldwide, are working relentlessly around the clock to ensure your precious and often life-saving shipments get to where they need to be – securely, at the right temperature, and on time. From biopharmaceuticals to medical devices, from PPE to blood plasma, DB SCHENKERlife+ delivers reliability for customers across the industry, including Biopharma, Pharmaceuticals, Animal Health, MedTech, and Consumer Health & Nutrition. Have peace of mind knowing we have been delivering reliable solutions for our life science customers globally for decades.
Veronique Dameme, Head of Global Vertical Market Healthcare says, “With DB SCHENKERlife+, our proven processes for the healthcare and pharma industry will ensure your logistics and supply chain initiatives are a success.”
With experienced professionals, sophisticated processes, and world-class infrastructure, it is our ambition and commitment to continue to ensure our clients’ supply chains and businesses both succeed and thrive. Here’s what we can do for you as your healthcare logistics partner.
People are the key to any dependable logistic execution which ensures product integrity from end-to-end with patient safety and well-being in the center. Our professional teams are second-to-none offering the life science industry:
As supply chains become more sophisticated and the healthcare industry more regulated, processes become an ever more crucial component of logistics. Our proven methods for the healthcare industry ensure your supply chain initiatives are a success. These processes include:
Our innovations in this area help companies that have yet to adopt digital technology and infrastructure in their supply chain. We can support you with your transformation in several ways, including:
Do you need additional transparency of your sensitive shipments?Our air freight tracking solution, AirTrack, gives you peace of mind through telemetric monitoring of your shipments – whether GPS location, temperature, humidity, light exposure, tilt or shock. Whether it is throughout the entire supply chain or at selective point, AirTrack is tailor-made to your needs. Reach out to your DB Schenker Account Manager or our DB Schenker AirTrack Experts with your tracking requirements.
With a global network and advanced logistics solutions, our air freight services provide comprehensive solutions for your air cargo needs. We can transport your cargo anywhere in the world. Wherever the destination of your goods and whatever your timescale, it’s our business to make your business run smoothly.
DB Schenker is one of the leading and fastest growing global logistics service providers. With our innovative industry solutions and worldwide consistent first class operations, we are and we will be the supply chain partner of choice for the best companies globally.
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