Aramex has announced its partnership with NewBridge Pharmaceuticals. As part of the collaboration, Aramex will provide a range of logistics services for NewBridge in the Middle East, Africa, Canada and the UK.
Based in Dubai, UAE, NewBridge pharmaceuticals is a regional specialty company providing a one-stop-solution to pharmaceuticals, biological, genomics and other healthcare companies. Its focus is on in-licensing and commercialising FDA and EMA/European approved innovative therapeutics and diagnostics within the emerging markets of the Middle East & Africa regions.
Through the partnership, Aramex is managing the logistics of patient samples across any clinics and hospitals from the Middle East to the US for advanced clinical testing. Aramex is also providing temperature controlled storage and transportation of medication for NewBridge from various distribution hubs in the UK and Canada to healthcare facilities within the Middle East and Africa.
Furthermore, Aramex is providing NewBridge with customs clearance, secondary packaging, labeling, vaulting and guarded transport services as part of the partnership.
Commenting on the agreement, Joe Henein, CEO of NewBridge Pharmaceuticals, said, “This partnership with Aramex gives us significant opportunities to expand our business proposition and take advantage of the increasing demand for our solutions across the Middle East and Africa. We are dedicated to addressing the medical needs of our customers and this partnership allows us to reach more businesses and patients who rely on our full range of pharmaceutical services.”
In addition to having facility hubs based in the UK and Canada, Aramex plans to set up a third facility hub in the US, and will continue to handle the storage, transport and delivery of NewBridge’s medicine and other pharmaceutical goods. As a result of the partnership, Aramex has stated that it will be able to further penetrate the healthcare market and take advantage of an increased demand for logistics services in the pharmaceutical industry within the region.