Panalpina gains GDP cert at Bogotá location

Today, the Bogotá branch of Panalpina has been certified by the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) program for the handling of medical products, following the completion a two-day audit from SGS, an international inspection and verification company. “We see great growth potential in this business area, considering that the growth rate of this industry in Colombia […]

DHL acquires Colombian warehousing company, expands Latin American presence

Today, DHL Supply Chain acquired Colombian company Suppla Group, a provider of warehousing and packaging for life-sciences, healthcare and retail products, with locations in 25 Colombian cities. “The expansion into the developing Andean region in South America, specifically in Colombia, is key to achieve our Strategy 2020 targets and allows us to unlock further growth […]

UPS opens 76,000-square-foot healthcare-logistics facility near Bogota, Colombia

UPS opened a 76,000-square-foot healthcare-dedicated facility near Bogota, Colombia, as the U.S.-based integrator ramps up investment in healthcare logistics in Latin America. The multi-client facility features temperature-sensitive storage and technology that Francisco Ricaurte, UPS Colombia country manager said would, “lower costs, streamline inventory and meet increasing demands across Latin America and the world.” The facility […]