MNX Global Logistics opens new Life Sciences Logistics Centre in Amsterdam

Aug 25, 2015, 06:00 ET from MNX Global Logistics

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MNX Global Logistics announces the opening of its dedicated supply chain and logistics facility in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, located just outside of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This facility with validated temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities will serve as the operations and warehousing hub for our Life Sciences and Medical Device customers throughout Europe.

"The demand for our services particularly in biologics, cold chain and medical devices logistics in the EMEA region has been tremendous and we have seen double digit growth in the past 12 months," said Paul J. Martins, MNX CEO and President. "Customers with the need for expertise in regulatory transport, strict adherence to chain of custody, visibility, control and security of their high value and time critical products are turning more and more to MNX. Our investment in this new facility in Amsterdam is testament to MNX and our private equity partner, The Riverside Company's commitment to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our customers."

The new facility's capacity exceeds 1300 sq. m with the option to expand by an additional 1700 sq. m when needed. The HACCP and GDP compliant facility was designed to exceed the highest standards in the handling and movement of critical biopharmaceutical, radiopharmaceutical and medical device shipments. The facility features -20 degrees C, 2-8 degrees C and 18 degrees C temperature controlled storage with 24/7 monitoring, back-up systems and state of the art security in order to ensure the constant integrity and security of our customer's temperature and high value shipments.

"The new Life Sciences Logistics Centre in Amsterdam allows us to provide cross docking, inventory storage and transportation for our clients needing temperature sensitive control," said Jan Willem Van 't Riet, MNX Senior Vice President for EMEA. "In addition, our customers will benefit from our strict adherence to industry wide compliance procedures and protocols and our direct ramp access to personally deliver and retrieve critical shipments from the airlines that serve Amsterdam Airport Schiphol."

Utilizing our own dedicated GDP compliant facility at Amsterdam allows MNX to provide on-site highly qualified and trained staff, with the ability to comply with the strictest standards for packaging, inventory, cross dock, storage and transportation for our customer's shipments.

About MNX

MNX is a premier global provider of specialized, expedited transportation and logistics services. Clients include multinational leaders in the aviation, life science, medical device, secure custody and control and entertainment industries. These organizations rely on MNX's exceptional record of transporting time-critical items around the world.

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, MNX maintains regional headquarters in Singapore, Amsterdam and Miami. MNX serves over 190 countries, including key Asia Pacific, South American and EMEA markets. www.mnx.com

About The Riverside Company

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $300 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 390 transactions. The firm's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies.

Media Contact:
Ken Ying
MNX
+1.310.981.0919
kenneth.ying@mnx.com

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