- 6 June 2017
- Transport / Logistics Services
United Parcel Service (UPS) has announced it has opened a new facility dedicated to healthcare logistics ion Colombia.
The company has announced that a 76,000 square foot, multi-client facility that is equipped with technology for storing temperature sensitive healthcare products has been opened near El Dorado International Airport in Fuza, Cundinamarca.
The new facility offers warehouse management, distribution services, and late stage customisation solutions including labelling, product kitting and configuration and repackaging.
“This latest announcement represents part of UPS’s long-term strategy to strengthen its integrated healthcare network to help manufacturers lower costs, streamline inventory and meet increasing demands across Latin America and the world,” said Francisco Ricaurte, UPS Colombia country manager.
UPS has been active in the healthcare industry in Colombia for 11 years. This is the second healthcare-dedicated facility in the country and the ninth in the region. In Latin America, UPS distribution centres are located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, México and Puerto Rico.
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