CEVA opens new UK pharma facility
CEVA Logistics has opened a fully refurbished 132,000 sq ft facility at Redditch.
The renovated site further adds to CEVAs investment in the pharmaceutical logistics industry and will serve a number of customers across the healthcare sector.
Refurbishments at the West Midlands site included the addition of LED lighting as well as the installation of a HVAC system (heating, ventilation and air conditioning).
The HVAC system enables the facility to provide temperature controlled areas which is a requirement for the storage of certain healthcare items. There is also a dedicated area in the warehouse which can store specialist items requiring to be kept between the specific range of two and eight degrees Celsius.
The opening of the facility coincides with a new five year warehousing agreement and a three year transport agreement with Nutricia – the UKs leading provider of medical nutrition.
In addition, BMI Healthcare, UKs largest private hospital group is also transitioning to the new specialist facility where CEVA will continue to provide warehousing and distribution for its medicines and hospital consumable goods. Further healthcare customers will be operational at Redditch before year end.