DHL has recently announced that it will be taking over management of STADA, the German logistics business pharmaceutical company. From the 1st of June 2015, DHL Supply Chain will manage the logistics activities of the company near Frankfurt.
STADA has said it intends to focus on its central business to improve upon its competitiveness. Dr Matthias Wiedenfels, management of corporate development and central services at STADA, has said: “We are pleased to have found a professional and globally operating partner in DHL, which shares our quality standards and provides assurance for the sites in question.”
CEO of Germany, Alps and Nordics DHL Supply Chain, Benoit Dumont, also added: “Providing tailored contract logistics solutions is a globally proven strength of our business. Both STADA and we see mutual benefit in further developing our business, benefitting from synergy effects. We are delighted to be able to provide solutions that match the planned growth of STADA. In order to cater to their needs and those of additional customers, DHL is planning to invest into a new facility. After a detailed feasibility study we will also decide about the implementation of a new IT system.”