AF-KLM Martinair Cargo gets re-certified for IATA CEIV Pharma
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has become the first major airline group to successfully pass the IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification process for its hub operations in Amsterdam and Paris, as well as the Air France and KLM airline processes
February 1, 2019: Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has become the first major airline group to successfully pass the IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification process for its hub operations in Amsterdam and Paris, as well as the Air France and KLM airline processes.
After having set the industry standards in February 2016, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo reconfirms its focus on the Pharmaceutical business as a top priority for the Group, not only investing in its digital transformation but also increasing its quality standards and its cool chain solutions.
Marcel de Nooijer, Executive Vice President of AIR FRANCE KLM MARTINAIR Cargo says, “Pharma is a top priority for our airline group. In an increasingly demanding environment, this certification reconfirms our commitment to offering the highest possible quality standards in support of our customers’ business activities.”
Enrica Calonghi, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Logistics at AIR FRANCE KLM MARTINAIR Cargo says, “IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification confirms that our group aims to position itself not only as a leader in innovation and transparency but also through putting care into healthcare by continually improving our processes and facilities.”
Nina Heinz, Global Head of Network & Quality at DHL Global Forwarding: “IATA CEIV Pharma recertification ensures that we work with the right partners! In our common quest to ensure product integrity and patient safety for life sciences and healthcare, it is critical that all of our partners throughout the supply chain adhere to the same highest service and quality standards. We applaud the commitment from our partner airlines to the IATA CEIV Pharma standardised approach in the air freight industry as this ensures a leadership position in productivity, accuracy and reliability through uniform processes and a compliant network.”
Understanding the need for transparency and ongoing improvement, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo invests in its digital tools, in its facilities and in its processes to make sure that Pharmaceutical Logistics goods are treated in accordance with the best possible standards.