Kuehne + Nagel has announced that they have acquired two specialized Pharma Logistics companies.
In Turkey, Kuehne + Nagel has entered into an agreement to acquire Zet Farma, the national market leader in pharma logistics. With 400 employees, the company manages 56,000 square metres at four pharma grade warehouses in the metropolitan area of Istanbul. This transaction marks Kuehne + Nagel’s entry into the fast growing Turkish pharma logistics market.
In Italy, Rome and Milano are key production areas for the high-end pharmaceutical industry. Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its service scope by the acquisition of Ferlito Pharma Logistics. The company is a major player in pharma logistics, offering GxP compliant warehousing and forwarding services including local distribution.
Gianfranco Sgro, member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, responsible for Contract Logistics: “The pharma logistics market is expected to significantly grow due to global demographic changes and increased consumer spending. It is one of the markets Kuehne + Nagel differentiates itself by operational excellence, global footprint and dedicated logistics infrastructure.”