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Leschaco India achieves GDP (Good Distribution Practice) & GTP (Good Trading Practice) Certification


Maintaining product safety and quality during transport is of utmost importance for the pharmaceutical industry. With the successful audit of the operational and management processes related to the international transport of pharmaceutical goods by sea and air, customs clearance and transit storage, Leschaco India has now been confirmed that the services offered are of the highest standard. The audit was conducted by an independent global leader in the areas of inspection, testing, verification and certification at the Mumbai and Chennai sites.

Thanks to the experience and competence of the local staff and their efforts to exceed customer expectations, Leschaco India is now able to provide GDP-compliant logistic services to pharmaceutical customers. With this certification, Leschaco further optimizes the service offering for its customers, as it provides additional security and customer satisfaction to the highest quality.

Information about GDP: The GDP guidelines regulate the distribution of pharmaceuticals from the manufacturer to the patient and describe the minimum requirements that must be met to ensure that the quality and integrity of pharmaceuticals is guaranteed throughout the supply chain.
GDP compliance includes that:
• Pharmaceuticals are approved in the supply chain in accordance with European Union (EU) legislation.
• Pharmaceuticals must always be stored under the correct conditions, including during transport.
• Contamination by or from other products is avoided.
• There is enough trade in stored pharmaceuticals.
• The right products reach the right addressee within a given period.

Company information: The Leschaco Group is a traditional, owner-managed logistics service provider and offers intercontinental logistics solutions for sea and air freight as well as contract logistics and tank container operation. As proven partner for leading companies in plant construction and mechanical engineering, automotive, chemical and related industries, producers of consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Leschaco offers comprehensive logistics solutions from one single source. Our globally standardised IT–environment guarantees the required high process transparency. The company was founded under the name of Lexzau, Scharbau by Wilhelm Lexzau and Julius Scharbau in Hamburg in 1879. Today the group comprises 72 own offices, employing around 2,500 people in more than 22 countries worldwide. This network is supported by a carefully selected network of agents. The operating owner Jörg Conrad insists on a sustainable business development. The companies' headquarters are in Bremen.
Leschaco India is a subsidiary of its parent, Lexzau Scharbau GmbH & Co. KG and has been operating in India since 2001 with its Indian Headquarters in Mumbai and branch offices in Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Tuticorin.

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