LONG BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW), a global supply chain services and solutions provider, today announced that its Frankfurt office has relocated within Cargo City South to a facility that better serves the growing needs of its air freight forwarding clients, particularly those in the pharmaceutical industry.
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The new, energy-efficient facility includes 3,000 square meters of office space, 6,700 square meters of warehouse space, 10 truck docks, 10-foot and 20-foot roller beds, and a 6-meter-by-4-meter ramp for direct goods delivery. The cross-dock warehouse operates 24/7 and follows the highest security standards. The facility will also be equipped with cold-chain features such as -20°C, 2-8°C, and 15-25°C active temperature-controlled sections with 265 pallet bay capacity meeting pharmaceutical Good Distribution Practices (GDP) standards.
"This tailored facility at Europe's most attractive air freight location provides the ideal conditions for us to better serve our clients," says Michael Hollstein, UTi Managing Director, Nordics-DACH Area. The new facility is the latest of UTi's recently enhanced pharmaceutical forwarding capabilities in Europe, such as its expanded cold-chain facility in Rome and its Brussels Airport CEIV Pharma certification. The Frankfurt office's new address and phone number are:
UTi Deutschland GmbH
Cargo City South (CCS) - Building 504
60549 Frankfurt am Main
Tel. +49 (69) 900 27 88 – 0
About UTi Worldwide
UTi Worldwide Inc. is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services. The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies, including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the retail, apparel, chemical, automotive, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global network, proprietary information technology systems, and relationships with transportation providers, and expertise in outsourced logistics services to deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients' supply chains.
CONTACT: Katie Quinlan UTi Global Strategic Marketing & Communications +49 (0) 173 710 6425 email@example.comSource:UTi Worldwide