Who We Are

Healthcare is changing faster than ever with medicines and therapies being personalized, care moving to the home, and the once thought to be impossible becoming a reality.

At UPS Healthcare, we have taken our best and made it better. We’ve invested in the latest technology and expanded our global footprint, allowing us to be more responsive and agile than ever, ensuring every patient gets the critical support they need, when they need it, where they need it.

We are Quality Focused and Patient Driven.

What We Do

UPS Healthcare offers full end-to-end logistics support to its customers around the world, including:

  • Best-in-class quality management systems
  • Priority handling services through UPS® Premier
  • Digitally enabled, global healthcare network with 114 healthcare facilities around the world
  • Time and temperature-sensitive shipping solutions through UPS Healthcare Cold Chain
  • High-touch pharmaceutical service
  • Clinical trial logistics support
  • End-to-end lab logistics from kitting, distribution and delivery to temperature sensitive storage and transportation

For more than 20 years UPS has supported the healthcare industry, entrusted with managing and delivering life-saving devices, critical diagnostics tests, medications, therapies and more to customers worldwide.

2000
UPS acquired Livingston Healthcare Services Inc., which specialized in supply chain management for healthcare, biotechnology and medical device companies.

2005
UPS built the Louisville, KY Healthcare Campus, expanding its largest dedicated healthcare space to provide third-party logistics services.

2011
UPS opened healthcare distribution centers in Asia, Europe, Canada and the U.S., designed to serve pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers.

2014
UPS acquired Polar Speed, a United Kingdom-based provider of temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers, surgery centers and end patients.

2016
UPS acquired Marken, a global provider of supply chain solutions to the life sciences industry and a leader in clinical trials, material storage and distribution.

2019
UPS launched UPS® Premier, enabling precise visibility of critical healthcare shipments worldwide.

2020
UPS Healthcare is launched as a dedicated healthcare and life sciences vertical.

2021
UPS Healthcare completed the delivery over 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines to more than 110 countries with 99.9% on-time delivery.

2022
UPS acquired Bomi Group, enhancing its end-to-end global healthcare logistics capabilities, footprint and expertise throughout Europe, Latin America and the rest of the world.

Polar Speed

Polar Speed

Polar Speed is the United Kingdom's premier and fastest growing healthcare supply chain and clinical homecare services company.

Utilizing a national multi-temperature, GDP-compliant distribution network to ensure medicines, diagnostic and other medical products reach patients where they need them on time and in prime condition.

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Marken

Marken offers a state-of-the-art GMP-compliant depot network and logistic hubs for clinical drug product and biological sample storage and distribution worldwide, patient-centric solutions such as Direct-to/from-Patient and home healthcare, as well as supports cell and gene therapy logistics services from clinical to commercial.

Additional services include biological kit production, material sourcing, storage and distribution, shipment lane verification and qualifications, as well as GDP, regulatory and compliance consultancy.

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Marken
Bomi Group

Bomi Group

BOMI GROUP is a leading multinational company in the field of integrated logistics serving the Healthcare sector. Bomi Group is the logistics partner of more than 150 customers worldwide, including major players in the medical device, in-vitro diagnostics, biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Bomi is present through its subsidiaries and affiliates in 20 countries worldwide, with a particular focus on Europe and South America, employs over 3,000 people and has its own fleet of vehicles for daily deliveries to hospitals, clinics, laboratories, pharmacies and home patients.

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Recent News

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    UPS to Acquire Multinational Healthcare Logistics Provider Bomi Group

    Acquisition will enhance end-to-end global healthcare logistics capabilities and expand scale and expertise in Europe and Latin America.

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    Acquisition will enhance Marken brand as a premier clinical trial and cell and gene logistics provider in the region.

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    UPS Healthcare Revolutionizes Prioritized Shipping with Enhancements to UPS® Premier

    Upgrades and global expansion provide additional control, visibility, reliability, and recovery for patient-critical, time-and temperature-sensitive products.

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