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Managing API throughout the supply chain

Pharmaceutical active ingredient logistics

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Secure supply chain for raw materials, active ingredient , excipients and Intermediates 

Secure your business continuity with sourcing and manufacturing logistics solutions from World Courier. With increasingly tight temperature control requirements, high value inventory and complex manufacturing processes, partnering with the right logistics provider is critical for on-time market launch.

World Courier designs supply chains for raw materials, active ingredients, excipients and intermediates. Our offering includes both transport and storage and there is no requirement too small, short or complex for us. With the highest levels of temperature control performance (99.9% of shipments without incident), our solutions reduce supply chain risk and unplanned costs. 

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Temperature Control

Strict temperature range adherence for -40°C and -50°C as well as the more traditional ranges of +2 to +8°C, -25 to -15°C, -80°C, and -196°C.
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Transport Solutions

With over 140 World Courier offices in more than 50 countries, you can be assured that chain of custody is maintained throughout your shipment’s journey.
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Global Depot Network

Our fully GxP-compliant depots extend your global reach for storage of manufacturing components and finished product in key markets worldwide. 
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APIs In Focus

We build secure supply chains for large molecule APIs, APIs for steriles, APIs for biologics, highly potent APIs and high value-low volume APIs. 


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Bespoke Sourcing and Manufacturing Storage Solutions

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World Courier's offering includes the short term storage of APIs, API-intermediates, drug substances and drug intermediates. To avoid temperature excursions and delays our short term storage solutions can bridge the time between scheduled manufacturing slots and overcome capacity constraints Additionally, we have the ability to store samples for QC release/testing. 
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Case study: transporting and storing high value active ingredient shipments

Learn how trust and reliability can shape the foundations to a successful partnership


Partner with World Courier for optimized Sourcing and Manufacturing Logistics

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