STUTTGART, Germany, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Movianto, the logistics and transportation provider specialised in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, has extended its existing agreement with LEO Pharma to encompass further European countries.
Already providing logistics services to LEO Pharma in the UK, Denmark and the Czech Republic, the company has now awarded exclusive contracts to Movianto in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium, now covering the majority of Europe.
Movianto around Europe will be undertaking full order to cash solutions on a country level for the client's full portfolio of dermatology and thrombosis products. The range of services provided includes order entry, pick&pack and transportation, invoicing as well as cash collection and the handling of returns. The products will be delivered to wholesalers, pharmacies, hospitals and doctors.
LEO Pharma is guaranteed the highest levels of quality based on Movianto's European Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 and GDP/GMP guidelines.
Steen Winther, Director Group Logistics at LEO Pharma commented: "We have been highly satisfied with the services provided by Movianto in the UK, Denmark and the Czech Republic and so it was a clear decision for us to extend the contract to include further countries. Movianto has shown great flexibility and excellence of service. The consolidation of service providers has also been of benefit to us and we are looking forward to continuing our successful relationship with the company."
Movianto is a logistics and transport solutions provider specialised in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. For each client, Movianto designs individual outsourcing logistics and transportation solutions, ensuring that products are managed, stored and transported efficiently through the supply chain. A central IT platform further guarantees maximum transparency in real time. The Movianto Group is represented in 14 European countries. Over 600 clients place their trust in Movianto's 1,700 employees. Movianto is a business unit of Celesio AG. For further information, please visit http://www.movianto.com.
About LEO Pharma
Founded in 1908, LEO Pharma is an independent, research-based pharmaceutical company. LEO Pharma develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical drugs for dermatologic and thrombotic patients in more than 100 countries globally. The company has its own sales forces in 61 countries and employs more than 4,600 employees worldwide. LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and is wholly owned by the LEO Foundation. For more information, please visit http://www.leo-pharma.com.
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SOURCE Movianto GmbH