PostNL Pharma & Care ready to introduce new guidelines for medicine distribution

PostNL Pharma & Care klaar voor invoering nieuwe richtlijn voor distributie medicijnen

PostNL Pharma & Care is completely ready for the introduction of the new guidelines for distribution of pharmaceutical products in Belgium.

Today PostNL Pharma & Care (PostNL) introduced the first of a new fleet of 51 conditioned trucks. PostNL can distribute any kind of medicine because the company fully complies with the guidelines of Good Distribution Practice (GDP). PostNL Pharma & Care was known as trans-o-flex Belgium until recently.

PostNL has invested several millions of euro’s to prepare for the introduction of the guidelines since the acquisition of trans-o-flex Belgium in 2012. The company acquired 46 trucks of the chassis type, five semi-trailer trucks, seven trailers and seven semi-trailers with conditioned cargo space, which will become operational in the course of the coming three months. Moreover, staff received training in the field of GDP, hygiene and safety. Investments were also made in security, IT systems for recording temperature and cooling facilities on site in Turnhout.

PostNL can deliver complete pallets, large or small cargo shipments or individual parcels in one single route both unconditioned, between 2-8° C and 15-25° C. This is unique in the Belgian market.