UPS secures manufacturing pharmacy license at Georgia site

By Melissa Fassbender contact

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UPS Supply Chain Solutions Inc has received a manufacturing pharmacy license to “meet the needs of current and future healthcare clients.”

The license – No. PHMA000528 – was issued by Georgia Department of Community Health on November 20, 2017, and expires June 30, 2019.

A United Parcel Services (UPS) spokesperson told us: “The new UPS license acquired is a standard license required by federal law for managing pharmaceuticals in our Georgia facility to meet the needs of current and future healthcare clients​.”

The address listed under licensee information is for the company’s Duluth, GA-site at 1645 Satellite Blvd.

John Menna, VP of marketing, healthcare logistics at UPS previously told us the company has been “extremely focused on the healthcare and life sciences industry for several years​.”

The company made inroads last year with its acquisition​ of the clinical trial logistics company, Marken.

UPS did not provide any additional comment.

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