SINGAPORE, 4 October 2017 – Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced today that it has formalised the Pharma@Changi initiative, together with its partners from the air cargo supply chain. This new community will work towards the continuous strengthening of Changi’s capabilities to handle pharmaceutical air cargo.

Together with CAG, the partner companies who signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) are Bollore Logistics, CEVA logistics Singapore, DHL Global Forwarding, dnata Singapore, Expeditors Singapore, Global Airfreight International, SATS, Schenker Singapore and Singapore Airlines Cargo. These nine companies, which span across each node of the air cargo supply chain, have achieved the IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators Certification for Pharmaceutical Handling (IATA CEIV Pharma).

As part of the MOU, the companies will jointly pursue the best standards in pharmaceuticals handling, and will promote Singapore Changi Airport as a trusted and reliable pharmaceuticals air cargo hub in the region. This includes initiatives such as assessing new and emerging pharmaceutical logistics trends and technologies, as well as implementation of pilot projects.