Pharma logistics and supply chain
Greater Copenhagen is your gateway to fast and cost-efficient pharmaceuticals and biotech cool chain in Europe.
Greater Copenhagen is Northern Europe’s hub for pharma logistics and supply chain. An extensive road network, Europe’s most efficient airport and the leading industrial harbour Copenhagen-Malmö Port provide easy and efficient access to Scandinavia, Northern Europe, the Baltics and Russia.
The Nordic region is the 5th largest pharmaceutical market in Europe.
- OECD Stat. 2014
Cool chain logistics providers in Greater Copenhagen include:
- World Courier
- Bring Frigo
- Kuhne & Nagel
High export rates
- 90% of pharmaceutical production in Denmark is exported.
- 136,000 tons of medical products in measured doses traded with EU and EFTA member states in 2014.
- 11.4% of Denmark’s total exports are pharmaceuticals.
No. 1 in bio-manufacturing
Denmark is the best performing country in continental Europe in terms of low costs and high quality in bio-manufacturing.
Why we chose Greater Copenhagen:
UNICEF has placed its global supply warehouse and logistics operations in Copenhagen. The geographic location, easy access to international transport hubs and efficient landing rights and customs clearing were decisive factors.
Biogen has placed its European sales office and large production facilities in Greater Copenhagen owing to the local talent pool, the leading life science cluster Medicon Valley and competitive operational costs.
Direct flights throughout Europe, ease of truck deliveries and Europe’s most flexible labour market were winning factors when major German chemical group Bayer decided to place its Nordic headquarters in Copenhagen.
The leading provider of insulin and enzymes, Novo Nordisk, chose Greater Copenhagen for its global headquarters and strategic supply chain.
PHOENIX Group – Nomeco
Nomeco chose Copenhagen for its new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical warehouse serving the company’s Nordic logistics hub. Excellent infrastructure, including the coming Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link, tying together Northern Europe, was the decisive factor.