World Courier, a global leader in specialty logistics and a part of AmerisourceBergen, recently announced that it achieved Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification across its global network of 140+ offices.

(Image source: DQS Holding GmbH)

The DQS certificate underscores World Courier’s commitment to and compliance with quality management standards and international requirements throughout the supply chain. During the audit process, DQS auditors analyzed World Courier’s transportation, handling and storage processes, against EU GDP Guidelines, United States Pharmacopeia (USP 1079), and World Health Organization (WHO) GDP.

“As a company that’s committed to ensuring end-to-end product safety, we are proud to be the first specialty logistics provider to achieve this GDP-certification on such a global scale,” World Courier President Sam Herbert said.

About World Courier and AmerisourceBergen

As a part of AmerisourceBergen, World Courier is a global specialty logistics company that designs world-class supply chain programs, with offices in more than 50 countries. The company provides service for transportation and storage of time- and temperature-sensitive products.

As reported, the company has applied GxP policy – founded on the established precepts of GDP, Good Storage Practice (GSP), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) – to ensure product quality and optimize the supply chain.

AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #11 on the Fortune 500 by revenue in 2017, with a presence in 50+ countries.


Source: Websites of World Courier and DQS Holding GmbH.