Bayer Healthcare Chile has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to manage its national distribution centre, including warehousing, laboratory testing, quality control and distribution.
Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded an exclusive contract to manage the
logistics activities for Bayer HealthCare Chile. According to the
agreement, Kuehne + Nagel will provide services to handle all of Bayer´s
products in the country and also products of other pharmaceutical
companies on behalf of Bayer. Furthermore, the scope of responsibilities
covers value added services such as repackaging and labeling as well as
special promotions preparation. Another task Kuehne + Nagel will be
responsible for is to perform laboratory tests of the products. Those tests
are requested by the Chilean import law.
With a team of 50 dedicated staff, Kuehne + Nagel will operate within
Bayer’s prime facility in San Joaquin, Santiago, in a 4.000 sqm area. This
logistics site encompasses five CoolZones for temperature-controlled cargo.
Hermann Castro, Director of Bayer HealthCare Chile said: "Bayer is
pleased that a company with the experience of Kuehne + Nagel will take
charge of its logistics and quality control service, knowing that the high
quality standards will be met and synergies will be exploited throughout
the whole process."
"We are delighted that Bayer Healthcare entrusts us with the logistics
activities in Chile. It is an excellent opportunity for us to provide tailormade
solutions based on our know-how in the handling of pharmaceutical
products, and furthermore to learn from the expertise of the Bayer
logistics and quality team which we welcome to our company," said Ingo
Goldhammer, Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Chile, Perú and