DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group’s air and ocean freight specialist, is expanding its Certified Life Science Station in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico by investing in additional cold storage space and technology for the life sciences and healthcare sector.
“This new investment is a testament to our mission -- connecting people, improving lives – and expands our network and capabilities in the life sciences and healthcare sector. This is especially important now during these challenging times, when temperature controlled logistics is crucial in helping customers navigate the pandemic,” said David Goldberg, DHL Global Forwarding, US. “It is also a culmination of a meticulously planned facility that will further solidify our market leadership position in the logistics industry, and will offer all the necessary features and services to help our customers continue to grow as we see an increase in the need for medical supplies and vaccines.”
DHL Global Forwarding San Juan’s expansion project of its 72,000 sq.ft. facility included the following:
With the additional capacity and cold chain rooms, the facility also has the following temperature controlled capabilities dedicated to life science products:
“Puerto Rico plays a crucial role in our life sciences and healthcare footprint,” said Javier Aleman, station manager, DHL Global Forwarding, San Juan, Puerto Rico. “We are committed to providing quality service to all our customers and will continue to invest in raising our quality standards for the local market.”
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