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UPS Healthcare Logistics - United States

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Healthcare Logistics

Supply chain logistics work best when they are designed around the people and patients they ultimately serve. We can help you create and manage a resilient healthcare logistics system that brings global health solutions to patients with speed, visibility, and unmatched quality systems.

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Innovations that help shape the future of patient care

GDP Compliant Solutions

As a licensed 3PL provider, we have deep regulatory experience and dedicated GDP-certified healthcare warehousing space strategically positioned around the globe to support the needs of the healthcare businesses we serve.

  • cGMP compliant as a 3PL service provider
  • Preferred carrier GDP certification
  • ISO 9001, ISO 13485, BSI, and VAWD/CIEV certifications as relevant
  • UN1845/UN3373 in 100+ countries
  • 1,200+ global operating licenses under management
  • 10.3MM+ sq. ft. of cGDP/cGMP compliant space
  • 80+ regulatory agency relationships

Global Quality Assurance

Protect your global supply chain with a highly configurable, self-learning Quality Management System (QMS) designed to ensure the safety and efficacy of your highly regulated healthcare products.

  • One comprehensive self-learning global QMS platform
  • Ability to leverage data from across the system to make better decisions
  • Robust CAPA system that helps address and prevent non-conformance issues
  • Cloud-based humidity monitoring system and change control system
  • Deep regulatory expertise and global SOPs and cold chain infrastructure
  • 230+ global healthcare QA/RA professionals

Learn more about our Quality Assurance capabilities

Cold Chain Solutions

People’s health outcomes depend on the viability of a vaccine or specialty medication. That’s the inspiration behind our technology-driven cold supply chain solutions that help you get even the most temperature-critical products to the people who need them. 

  • A range of thermal packaging options
  • Temperature and humidity sensors and digital loggers
  • 24/7 temperature monitoring with proactive response
  • Refrigerated, freezer, and storage options (from 2°C to -150°C)
  • Global network of re-icing stations, including 91 UPS facilities
  • UPS Premier real-time visibility, control, priority handling, and recovery services

Learn more about UPS Cold Chain Solutions

Transportation Management

When you need to move your products across the globe with quality, speed, and control, our managed transportation capabilities have you covered.

  • Global transportation network with access to 220+ countries
  • Flexible temperature- and humidity-controlled transport solutions
  • Support from experts in international logistics requirements
  • Customs brokerage and foreign logistics and distribution expertise
  • Instant access to new markets without capital outlay or new facilities

Learn more about our Transportation Management capibilities

Dedicated Healthcare Experts

We are a full-service healthcare and life sciences logistics company with 5,500+ trained global healthcare logistics personnel serving 300+ clients across the pharma, medical device, and clinical lab industries.

Our teams are passionate about healthcare and have the depth and breadth of experience needed to serve the unique needs of businesses striving to better the lives of people and patients around the globe.

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Resources

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    How to enhance critical healthcare shipment handling with UPS® Premier

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We'd love to learn more about your business needs.

Contact us to learn how a customized logistics plan could help position you for success.

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