LOGISTICS giant Kuehne + Nagel has announced it has opened a dedicated pharmaceutical and healthcare warehouse as part of its global KN PharmaChain network.

The new facility is located close to Ljubljana Airport in the small European nation of Slovenia, part of the old Yugoslavia.

It is expected to carry out the distribution of finished products worldwide and be used for the storage and distribution of production materials for the pharmaceutical industry.

According to a company statement, the new facility underlines Kuehne + Nagel’s commitment to expand its multi-modal and temperature-controlled forwarding and warehousing services worldwide.

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K + N board member Gianfranco Sgro said the pharma and healthcare Industry was among the most important growth drivers for Kuehne + Nagel.

“Therefore, it is of strategic importance to further strengthen our integrated KN PharmaChain network,” Mr Sgro said.

“The cutting-edge facility in Brnik is a cornerstone in this ambition and enables Kuehne + Nagel to offer its unique pharma solutions to an extended customer base.”

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