The pharma shippers are invited to join the IATA CEIV Pharma quality programme, which is going through an update. This was highlighted at the FlyPharma Conference in Brussels.
Andrea Gruber, Head of Special Cargo, IATA, reminded attendees of the fact that the programme was initially intended for the cargo handlers, but was eventually designed for the entire supply chain and its stakeholders. Its methodology, she said, is in encompassing various regulations international standards and country specific requirements.
Ms Gruber identified 4 specific benefits of Pharma CEIV: compliance by instilling trust & confidence in the air freight environment; visibility by identifying and recognizing the best players, quality through disseminating standards in the industry and risk mitigation by promoting best practices […]