End-to-end Logistics Infrastructure and Services provider, Balmer Lawrie handled 2 lakh doses of Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN on January 21, 2021.
The activities conducted at Balmer Lawrie’s temperature-controlled warehouse in Hyderabad included unloading, storage, packaging, loading, and despatch to different parts of the country, as per the Government of India’s directive. Notably, the company is the only storage and logistics partner of Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad.
Balmer Lawrie has been the healthcare firm’s logistics partner in the last two years for other vaccines like pulse polio and BCG as well. The company will continue to support Bharat Biotech in its mission to drive the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination program across the country.
Balmer Lawrie is one of the most trusted PSEs offering one-stop-shop solution to the temperature-controlled supply chain requirements of the nation with state-of-the-art temperature-controlled warehouses and temperature-controlled vehicles across the country. The company’s facilities at Medchal (Hyderabad) has storage capacity of 3,500 pallet positions, Rai (Haryana) with 3,800 pallet positions, and Patalganga (Navi Mumbai) with 3,840 pallet positions, and adheres to international standards. A new facility is currently being set up at Bhubaneswar.
Balmer Lawrie also has industry best container freight stations at Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, along with warehouses at West Bengal (Kolkata) and Tamil Nadu (Coimbatore), integrated check posts at Bihar (Jogbani and Raxaul), and a multimodal logistics hub in Andhra Pradesh (Visakhapatnam).