The company states they have expanded their distribution space by  100 percent in the last year due to the increasing outsourced services and products.  You can see only one in Kentucky is slated for the US.  image

The 43,000 square foot facility in Singapore will service healthcare manufacturing facilities in Asia with both import and export services.  Outsourcing and imports into the US is far from decreasing by all means.  Last year United Healthcare bought a company who’s mission is to work with bringing more Chinese medical devices and drugs to the US and globally-subsidiary watch. 

UnitedHealth subsidiary (Ingenix Subsidiary I3) Acquires ChinaGate – Working to Sell Chinese Products Globally

UPS competitor, FedEx also caters to the biotech industry and other with their SenseAware product where tracking can take place on the ground, in the air and so on.  BD

FedEx Introduces SenseAware – Focus on Healthcare and Life Sciences for Tracking Shipments In Real Time

The world's largest package delivery company said it expects to spend $100 million to build facilities in Venlo, the Netherlands; Burlington, Canada; Louisville, Kentucky, as well as its first healthcare center in Singapore.

"Healthcare is our fastest-growing industry segment, so clearly it's a priority," said Bill Hook, vice president of global strategy, UPS Healthcare Logistics.

The centers are designed to help manufacturers meet stringent regulatory and temperature requirements for healthcare products, the company said.

The Atlanta-based company expects to add about 1,000 healthcare-related jobs over the next few years, he said.

The Singapore facility is due to open later in the first quarter, and will serve a growing number of healthcare companies locating manufacturing operations in Asia, UPS said.

The Venlo center is expected to open in the second quarter and will be the second UPS location in the Netherland

UPS to spend $100 million on 4 new healthcare facilities | Reuters


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