SAL launches Dammam pharma operations
Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL), a subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, has launched the operations of its state-of-the-art pharma facilities recently opened at Dammam airport’s Cargo Village.
Increased from 118 to 542 sqm (262 sqm each in temperature ranges between 15-25° C and 2-8° C) with a yearly operational capacity of 14,000 t, the medical storage space of the new warehouses will support the infrastructure of pharma and medical equipment handling facilities as per the international standards of the WHO, the EU GDP and Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).
CEO Omar Hariri: "We are creating the proper environment and developing the infrastructure needed for the current period, which has seen an increasing demand on pharma and medical equipment cargos during the Covid-19 pandemic." (ah)