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Contributor: Kyodo News JBN
Wednesday, September 14 2022 - 16:00
Nippon Express Obtains GDP Certification of Compliance with WHO Standards at East Japan Pharmaceutical Center
TOKYO, Sept. 14, 2022 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/--

- Dedicated Pharmaceutical Logistics Facility Offers Storage and Transport in 
Two Temperature Ranges -

Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (hereafter "Nippon Express"), a group company of 
NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC., has acquired Good Distribution Practice (GDP) 
certification for its East Japan Pharmaceutical Center (Kuki City, Saitama 
Prefecture), effective July 29, evidencing its compliance with WHO standards 
for the proper distribution of pharmaceuticals.


Photo1: East Japan Pharmaceutical Center

Photo2: Dedicated pharmaceutical transport vehicle

The Nippon Express Group has positioned the pharmaceutical industry as a key 
industry in its "Nippon Express Group Business Plan 2023 -- Dynamic Growth," 
and has been developing a safe and secure pharmaceutical logistics platform to 
meet sophisticated and diverse pharmaceutical logistics needs globally.

The East Japan Pharmaceutical Center has now obtained GDP certification of its 
conformity to WHO standards for the storage and transport of pharmaceutical 
products in two temperature ranges (room temperature "15 C -25 C" and 
refrigerated "2 C -8 C"). The Nippon Express Group has acquired GDP 
certifications for pharmaceutical logistics at 32 business locations in 24 
countries/regions around the world (including two sites that have also acquired 
CEIV Pharma certification) and will continue providing safe and high-quality 
pharmaceutical logistics services on an end-to-end basis globally with these 
certifications at the heart of its services.

Going forward, the Nippon Express Group will be further strengthening its 
pharmaceutical initiatives, enhancing the value of pharmaceuticals through 
transport, and striving to improve quality and expand services to ensure 
pharmaceuticals reach those who need them and thereby contribute to their 

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