UPS Healthcare

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UPS to Acquire Multinational Healthcare Logistics Provider Bomi Group

The acquisition of Bomi Group is a natural extension of our business that strengthens key areas of our portfolio and extends our global reach. The transaction will add temperature-controlled facilities in 14 countries and nearly 3,000 highly-skilled Bomi Group team members to the UPS Healthcare network in Europe and Latin America.

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Cold Chain at Work

Here is how we put our cold chain plan to work to distribute the first COVID-19 vaccine shipments across the U.S.

  • A UPS team member shovelling dry ice into a thermal package

    1. Cold Chain Packaging

    We developed a custom thermal vaccine packaging solution surrounded with insulation and 50 lbs. of dry ice, which we produce on demand.

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  • A clinician in personal protective equipment (PPE)  holding the syringe and vaccine bottle from a vaccine kit.

    2. Vaccine Kit Building

    We have helped vaccine distributors create a kitting solution to make it easier for hospitals and clinicians awaiting vaccine supplies.

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  • UPS pilots giving the thumbs up as temperature-controlled COVID-19 vaccine shipments are loaded onto a plane for transportation.

    3. Cold Transport Network

    Vaccines are shipped via temperature-controlled transport. Dry-ice packaging is replenished at our re-icing stations as needed.

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    4. Monitoring and Visibility

    With UPS® Premier, our Command Centre monitors the real-time temperature and location of each box within 2 metres throughout the journey.

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  • UPS driver delivering an early morning package of vaccines to a hospital

    5. Early Morning Delivery

    We deliver the vaccines to medical facilities the next morning. Safe, viable arrival at -80°C means they are now ready to be used to help save lives.

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Pharma

Optimise your supply chain with innovative and cost-effective solutions that address regulatory requirements and other unique pharmaceutical logistics needs from end to end.

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Biopharma

Protect fragile vaccines and other critical biologics with cold and frozen storage paired with a wide range of speciality solutions designed to meet your quality, time and temperature needs.

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Lab Diagnostics

Whether it's building and distributing test kits or collecting samples from a hospital or home, we give you a competitive edge by providing transparency across the diagnostics supply chain.

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Medical Devices

Outsourcing your loaner operations and inventory management can help you get medical devices to operating theatres and patients faster, while creating efficiencies that are good for your bottom line.

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Healthcare Logistics

Managing critical healthcare goods, from receiving an order to billing your customer, requires extraordinary attention to detail. Our worldwide healthcare logistics network helps keep everything on track while opening the door to global expansion.

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Home Health

Many areas of medical care are moving out of the doctor’s office and into the home. Solutions that bring more flexibility and convenience to home-based therapies can deliver a better patient experience and help your business thrive.

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Global Network

With robust global cold chain capabilities and 1MM+ sq. m. of cGDP/cGMP compliant warehouse space, we are uniquely positioned to meet the critical needs of healthcare and life sciences organisations worldwide.

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News and Stories

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