• Certification ensures the highest quality standards in the distribution of pharmaceutical products in accordance with World Health Organization guidelines
COLOMBIA, SRI LANKA – Media outreach – April 8, 2022 – DHL Global Forwarding, the freight specialist arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, receives Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certification for its 15,000 square foot life sciences and healthcare facility Health (LSH) in Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka. The certification attests to DHL Global Forwarding’s consistent quality management systems throughout the supply chain and meets the World Health Organization’s stringent safety and security standards for pharmaceutical products.
According to Fitch Solutions“, said Niki Frank, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding South Asia. “We are honored to support this growth by providing the life sciences and healthcare sector with the leading infrastructure to meet the growing domestic demand for pharmaceutical products and making Sri Lanka the leader in drug safety and availability on the world stage. »
“Being certified with Good Distribution Practices gives our customers and pharmaceutical companies the assurance that product risk is minimized at every stage of the storage and distribution process, in line with WHO standards. This will significantly improve the way whose drug manufacturers in Sri Lanka prepare their products to go to market because they can deliver high product volumes in less time and with greater confidence,” said Fabian Rybka, Group Head Bangladesh, Sri Lanka , Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan at DHL Global Forwarding.
Strategically located in Peliyagoda, DHL Global Forwarding opened its LSH facility in 2017. Peliyagoda is the entry point of the Airport Expressway, which connects the capital, Colombo, to Bandaranaike International Airport. DHL Global Forwarding’s 15,000 square foot facility was designed to ensure safety and accessibility of world-class products to Sri Lankan drug manufacturers and importers. The temperature-controlled warehouse includes a refrigerated cold room at 2-8°C and provides Sri Lankan pharmaceutical companies with a highly controlled environment for the storage and distribution of drugs.
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