UPS (NYSE: UPS), a company associated with CEOE, is already delivering the first doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccines in the European Union. The deliveries follow historic deployments in North America and the Middle East, marking another milestone in the response against the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the words of Scott Price, President of UPS International, “UPS has proudly delivered the first doses of vaccines to the European Union, offering hope and health to European citizens.” He adds that “during an unprecedented period of activity, our Extensive experience in healthcare logistics has enabled us to develop new products and approaches, ensuring that we deliver what matters most at the right time, at the optimal temperature, and to communities around the world. "
Wes Wheeler, President of UPS Healthcare, says that “we have been involved in the fight against Covid-19 from the beginning and we know what each vaccine counts. Years of investment in our healthcare network and months of planning and preparation result in an unprecedented contribution to global advancement as we deliver these vaccines on a scale never before achieved. "
UPS Healthcare has more than 10 million square meters of cGMP or cGDP-compliant healthcare delivery space worldwide. UPS Healthcare services include: inventory management, temperature controlled packaging and shipping, medical device warehousing and fulfillment, laboratories, and clinical trial logistics. UPS Healthcare's global infrastructure, its latest UPS Premier visibility service, its track and trace technology, and its global quality system are well suited to meet today's complex logistics demands for the pharmaceutical, medical device industries. and laboratory diagnostics.
According to Philippe Gilbert, President of Supply Chain Solutions, "The response to the pandemic has depended on the skill, experience and hard work of so many. UPS is proud to be part of the road to recovery, bringing our network and our people to the forefront to deliver a brighter future. The message is loud and clear, we are here and ready to help. "
Kate Gutmann, Head of Sales and Solutions for Mr. VP, UPS Healthcare and Life Sciences, adds that “while the first vaccines are reaching their final destinations safely – our work is not done yet. We are committed and ready to deliver them in the weeks and months to come. We are proud to support our healthcare partners with smart and efficient logistics for these vaccines that will protect communities and save lives. "