UPS Cold Chain Solutions

UPS Cold Chain Solutions
Product Description

UPS Cold Chain Solutions is purpose-built to provide pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and laboratories a full, end-to-end cold chain service offering, including storage and distribution, transportation, visibility, and quality assurance capabilities to meet their complex demands for critical products around the world. 


· Cold chain GMP storage capacities – roughly 390,000 square feet of coolers and freezers installed at UPS facilities to support the storage of biologics ranging from 2 degrees Celsius to as low as minus-80 degrees Celsius. 

· Packaging customization – recommendations for specific temperature-controlled packaging options to minimize total cost while ensuring safe and efficient transportation of products

· UPS European cold chain ground network expansion – adding more ground transportation fleets, better connection between gateways and teams of experts to create customizable solutions that fit our customers’ needs

·  Transportation efficiencies – four flexible, temperature-regulated service options via air or ocean freight that can be configured to meet the needs of the pharmaceutical packaging and help keep customer costs down

·  Precise monitoring with UPS® Premier technology – protocols to provide pinpoint visibility into covered pallets, boxes, trailers and packages within 10 feet of their location anywhere in the UPS network

·  Facilities – construction of two new GDP-compliant, healthcare-licensed distribution facilities in Italy and Australia, as well expansions and cold chain retrofit projects to facilities in The Netherlands, Czechia, Poland, Hungary and the U.S. 

· Current UPS Healthcare capabilities include 11 million square feet of GMP- and GDP-compliant healthcare distribution space in 128 facilities in 32 countries.


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UPS Healthcare

  • BE
  • 2021
    On CPHI since
  • 5000+
    Employees
Company types
Contract Service
Distributor/Import Export

UPS Healthcare

  • BE
  • 2021
    On CPHI since
  • 5000+
    Employees
Company types
Contract Service
Distributor/Import Export

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