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Perfect location for Central and Eastern Europe: New Brno warehouse officially opened

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The European healthcare provider PHOENIX group is continuously expanding their existing healthcare logistics network in Europe. One year after the opening of the new hub in Belgrade, serving the Non-EU countries in the Balkan states, the new modern state-of-the-art warehouse in Brno, Czech Republic, was officially opened. 

More than 50 guests from all leading industry partners joined the opening event in the second largest city of the Czech Republic with easy access to Austria, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and beyond. Petr Dolezal, Managing Director PHOENIX Czech Republic and Slovakia, welcomed the guest to the new location next to the central highway D1 in Southern Czech Republic. Petr Dvorak, Business Development Manager, presented the 10,500 square metres warehouse with more than 20,000 pallet spaces and the European logistics network with regional solutions for the Benelux countries, the Nordics, the CEE region and the Non-EU-Balkan countries. Jarmila Kuknavska, Purchase Director, PHOENIX Slovakia, introduced the service portfolio from the Slovak PHOENIX company that is closely collaborating with PHOENIX Czech Republic.

PHOENIX group is prepared for the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) European wide – and locally. Olga Hanzlickova, Quality Person, PHOENIX Czech Republic and Lubica Kocianova, Logistics Manager, PHOENIX Slovakia gave insight on the local FMD processes and showed how PHOENIX fully complies with all FMD requirements.

For now, the biggest customer in Brno is Teva. Petr Wasserbauer, Commercial Operations Director CZ&SK from Teva, explained why the important global company has chosen PHOENIX for the distribution in the area out of the Brno warehouse with fully GDP compliant operations in all temperature zones and GMP license.

Figures and pictures are interesting, but seeing the building in person is the most exciting experience. During the three warehouse tours, the guest were invited to take a personal look at the modern facility that went into operations in January 2018 and is ready to suit the individual need of our industry partners.