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FedEx, Cardinal Health Team Up to Provide 3PL Services for Healthcare

FedEx Corp. has joined with Cardinal Health to provide third-party logistics (3PL) services for the healthcare industry.

FedEx, Cardinal Health Team Up to Provide 3PL Services for Healthcare

The partnership combines the global transportation and logistics capabilities of FedEx with the healthcare expertise and specialized facilities of Cardinal Health. In the process, both companies can create tailor-made supply-chain services for the industry. The alliance provides access to more than 40 warehouses and distribution facilities across the U.S. It also offers access to global transportation networks, including FedEx's own cargo airline; delivery options such as direct-to-patient services and items intended for specific hospital departments; regulatory expertise; access to facilities throughout the world, many of which are located near hospitals and business centers; a single point of contact for supply-chain and transportation needs, and inventory and transportation visibility across the networks.

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The partnership combines the global transportation and logistics capabilities of FedEx with the healthcare expertise and specialized facilities of Cardinal Health. In the process, both companies can create tailor-made supply-chain services for the industry. The alliance provides access to more than 40 warehouses and distribution facilities across the U.S. It also offers access to global transportation networks, including FedEx's own cargo airline; delivery options such as direct-to-patient services and items intended for specific hospital departments; regulatory expertise; access to facilities throughout the world, many of which are located near hospitals and business centers; a single point of contact for supply-chain and transportation needs, and inventory and transportation visibility across the networks.

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FedEx, Cardinal Health Team Up to Provide 3PL Services for Healthcare