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Saudia Cargo Obtains IATA’s CEIV Pharma Certificate


Saudia Cargo, the leading air cargo carrier in Saudi Arabia, celebrates a significant accomplishment, receiving the esteemed Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This success demonstrates Saudia Cargo’s commitment to excellence and innovation in pharmaceutical transportation.
The IATA’s CEIV is a universally recognized standard within the industry. CEIV Pharma ensures that facilities, equipment, operations, and personnel meet the standards, regulations, and guidelines that pharmaceutical manufacturers require. The aim is to enhance industry knowledge and establish a consistent global standard.

IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification is a milestone highlighting Saudia Cargo’s unwavering commitment, with a team of certified experts having successfully transported life-saving medicines and vaccines, solidifying its crucial role in global healthcare logistics. Saudia Cargo is dedicated to serving the expanding Middle East pharmaceutical market with top-notch products while prioritizing the safety and security of any transported cargo and offering a practical path for all substantial products.

Teddy Zebitz, CEO of Saudia Cargo, stated, “We are proud to have obtained the CEIV Pharma accreditation. Since we’ve seen a significant increase in pharmaceutical shipments over the past four years, we’ve committed to facilitating the leasing of the best temperature-controlled packaging options and unrivalled knowledge to guarantee secure and dependable pharmaceutical transportation in the rapidly expanding Middle East market. We’re focused on upholding the greatest levels of excellence, security, and safety in pharmaceutical logistics, highlighting our unique position in defending humanity with our offerings.”

According to Aymen Osilan, Executive Director at Saudia Cargo, “Receiving the certification is a testament to our dedication to excellence and commitment to providing top-notch services to our valued customers. Which demonstrates our ability to handle pharma shipments with utmost care, ensuring the integrity and quality of products”. Saudia Cargo was vital in distributing vaccinations and other necessities during and post-pandemic, working to uphold the highest quality standards domestically and internationally. Around a year ago, we started the certification process with IATA for CEIV Pharma, and now, after a year of laborious efforts, we are strengthening Saudia Cargo’s position as a trusted provider for spearheading air cargo solutions in the industry. Receiving the IATA CEIV Pharma accreditation is a testament to our team’s dedication to excellence and work ethics commitment to offering our clients and business partners the best possible services in pharmaceutical logistics.”

Saudia Cargo is further strengthening its pharmaceutical transport services by collaborating with significant pharmaceutical industry players, including Pharma Aero, Envirotainer, DoKaSch, CSafe, va-Q-tec, SkyCell, and Tower Cold Chain.

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