DHL Global Forwarding Renews IATA CEIV Pharma Certification
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DHL Global Forwarding Renews IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

Covers all requirements for time and temperature sensitive airfreight shipments

TLME News Service

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been recertified to the CEIV Pharma Standard of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) globally.

The central association for aviation attests to the highest service and quality standards through uniform processes and a compliant network.

Thomas Mack, Head of Global Air Freight DHL Global Forwarding said: “A resilient and highly efficient transport network, tailored to the specific needs of the Life Sciences and Health Care industry, has never been more crucial than today.

"Therefore, we are delighted to have received not only the re-certification for IATA CEIV Pharma on a corporate level, but also IATA’s approval for our training program ‘DHL Life Sciences Specialist'."

DHL began certifying its global stations according to the IATA CEIV Pharma Certification in 2016 to raise the bar in pharmaceutical logistics.

By providing a specialized training program, IATA regulation standards were implemented at scale in key GxP (good practice) facilities worldwide.

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The CIF Certified Life Sciences Specialist (CLSS) program provides a comprehensive curriculum of mandatory trainings, functional courses, and material to unlock the knowledge of this specialized industry.

All designated employees handling and involved in Life Sciences & Healthcare shipments have successfully completed the training and are certified Life Science Specialists. This ensures that sensitive shipments are handled with utmost care and in compliance with the highest industry standards.

Due to its unique, validated cloud-based IT platform, LifeTrack, DHL enables more transparency in temperature-controlled transports. LifeTrack not only offers shipment tracking but also enables 24/7 proactive monitoring and intervention based on pre-determined touch points and DHL's NFC SmartSensor technology.

With its international network, DHL offers a wide-ranging product portfolio at its Air GxP locations that covers all client needs for time and temperature sensitive airfreight shipments and provides seamless temperature visibility along the supply chain.

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