Asia Pacific’s First CEIV Pharma Community for Pharmaceutical Handling
Changi Airport is the first Airport in Asia Pacific to establish a community of logistics service providers to attain the certification for the IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Pharmaceutical Handling (CEIV Pharma).
Under the community approach, at least one company from each segment of the air cargo supply chain would have the facilities, equipment, processes and trained staff to comply with all applicable standards, regulations and guidelines.
This is in addition to SATS Coolport being the first facility in the world to attain the IATA CEIV Pharma certification. As of July 2018, we are the largest IATA CEIV Pharma community in Asia Pacific.
What is IATA CEIV Pharma?
While GDPs help raise standards, the IATA CEIV Pharma programme is a “GDP+” certification, given it encompasses GDPs from around the world, international standards such as WHO Annex 5 and IATA Chapter 17, and national or local regulations where applicable.
This ensures excellence in the transportation and handling of pharmaceutical products while addressing specific air cargo needs.
With Asia poised to account for the largest share of more than S$1.2 billion of cold-chain growth between 2013 and 2019#, the CEIV community in Changi Airport ensures pharmaceutical manufacturers can rely on Singapore’s position as the preferred location for the handling and storage of pharmaceutical cargo.