PT Yusen Logistics Indonesia obtained GDP certification, which is the highest standard of quality certification for pharmaceuticals transportation, for FCL ocean freight forwarding from and to Tanjung Perak Port and for air freight forwarding from and to Juanda International Airport in March. PT Yusen Logistics Indonesia has become the first logistics provider near Surabaya to obtain GDP certification.
In Indonesia, demand for purchase of pharmaceutical products is increasing due to the popularization of the new universal health coverage that began in 2014. Japanese and foreign pharmaceutical manufacturers enter Indonesia, and the value of imports and exports of pharmaceutical products is also increasing.Our Jakarta branch has become the first logistics provider in Indonesia to obtain GDP certification in August 2016.Following the obtainment in Jakarta, our Surabaya Branch, which is in charge of Eastern Java, where pharmaceutical companies are expanding, has also obtained this certification, and we will provide a wide range of pharmaceutical logistics services that customers can use with peace of mind.
The scope of the certification is for FCL ocean freight forwarding from and to Tanjun Perak Port and for air freight forwarding from and to Juanda International Airport. For FCL ocean freight forwarding, we arrange customs clearance with the GDP guidelines and manage the status of transportation and delivery using the GPS tracking system. For air export freight forwarding, we arrange from picking up to delivery cargo to airline including packing and customs clearance. And for air import freight forwarding, we use a temperature-mapped vehicle for delivery after customs clearance, and strictly manage the cargo not to deviate to the last mile. In addition, we provide services that maintain the safety of transport in pharmaceutical products by conducting regular staff training and inspections in accordance with the GDP guidelines.
Our Surabaya branch has a wealth of transportation knowledge accumulated over many years of experience in ocean and air freight forwarding of pharmaceutical products. And there is Japanese employees to provide detailed services to customers in the suburbs of Surabaya. By obtained GDP certification in Surabaya, we will further expand pharmaceutical logistics operations in Asia, providing supply chain logistics to meet customer needs.
Our Surabaya branch office
（*）GDP : Good Distribution Practice