UTi Worldwide announced that it has been awarded CEIV Pharma certification by IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) at Brussels Airport.
“With this certification, UTi provides clients a competitive advantage in assuring cold chain integrity beyond the Good Distribution Practices to which the rest of the air freight industry adheres,” said Phil Abbate, UTi Global Vice President, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare. “The CEIV Pharma cold chain certification programme ensures integrity at every step of the supply chain, including temperature cargo handling and operations for temperature sensitive cargo.”
CEIV Pharma certification requires a series of processes including on-site assessment, implementation planning, training, and validation. The programme focuses on equipment requirements, adequate storage facilities, efficient and effective pharmaceutical handling procedures and raising internal pharmaceutical handling know how.
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