Friday 1 May 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Pharmaceutical Logistics Market: DB Schenker, Deutsche Post DHL, FedEx and United Parcel Service of America Inc.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Agility, Air Canada Cargo, Avinex Ukr, Biocair, Biotec Services, CEVA, Cold Chain Technologies, Continental Air Cargo, CSafe Global, Helapet, Igloo Thermo-Logistics, Kerry Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel International, L&M Transportation Services, LifeConEx, Marken, Nordic Cold Storage, Panalpina World Transport, Sofrigam, TNT Express, UTi Pharma, VersaCold and World Courier Management
The report said: “One of the key trends upcoming in the market is the introduction of new methods of delivery for pharmaceutical products. Such methods are online services and use of sea transportation. These methods have been adopted by various vendors to reduce their transit time and enhance their brand visibility in the mind of the customers.”
According to the report, one major driver of the market is the increase in demand for home healthcare services, which is because of the rise in the cost of healthcare services and a need to provide a protected environment to the aging population.
Further, the report states that one of the key barriers being faced by the market is inefficient product labeling, which can lead to the mishandling of products because of unavailability of product details, such as temperature and manufacturing specifications.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.