Biocair & Aramex collaborate to revolutionise life science logistics in Ireland


Biocair, a life sciences logistics specialist, and Aramex, a global logistics leader, are joining forces to provide unparalleled solutions to the challenges faced by the life science sector in Ireland.

In an exclusive interview with Andrew Moss, Customer Solutions Manager at Biocair, Darragh Scannell, Life Science Logistics Supervisor for Aramex Ireland in partnership with Biocair and Peter Canning, Air Freight Manager for Aramex Ireland, the benefits and innovative strategies of the new collaboration were unveiled.

The partnership between Biocair and Aramex represents a significant advancement for life science companies in Ireland. By leveraging Aramex’s extensive logistics capabilities and Biocair’s specialised expertise, customers now have access to tailored end-to-end solutions that meet their unique needs.

Peter Canning highlighted the expansion of logistics solutions resulting from the partnership, he said, “by combining Biocair’s expertise with our own, we’re able to create tailored solutions for customers.” Darragh Scannell shared the success of the collaboration, citing positive customer feedback as evidence of its effectiveness.

“From the moment we first engaged with Biocair and Aramex Ireland it was evident that they prioritise customer satisfaction. Their team of professionals demonstrated exceptional knowledge and expertise in handling the unique logistics challenges of the pharmaceutical industry. They understood the criticality of time-sensitive shipments and the importance of maintaining product integrity throughout the supply chain.”

Navigating Brexit challenges: Addressing the complexities arising from Ireland’s split across the UK and EU post-Brexit, Peter Canning highlighted the partnership’s proactive approach in leveraging expertise to navigate customs procedures efficiently. Bonded facilities in strategic locations further mitigate potential delays, ensuring uninterrupted logistics operations.

Overcoming export challenges: Contrary to concerns, Biocair and Aramex provided reassurance that there are no capacity issues for air and road freight exports from Ireland.

Peter Canning said, “For air freight, especially in the life science sector, there is sufficient capacity available, particularly for shipments under 100 kilos. Overall, we don’t see any export challenges related to capacity in Ireland.”

Expertise in pharmaceutical logistics: When transporting pharmaceutical goods on a global scale, the collaboration ensures meticulous attention to regulatory compliance and documentation accuracy.

Andrew Moss said “The complexity of the products we ship means we must know each local customs clearance process in detail. This is something Biocair have worked for years to ensure is the case.”

A new standard in life science logistics: In summary, the collaboration between Biocair and Aramex Ireland signifies a shift in life science logistics, offering tailored solutions, expertise and unmatched service quality. With a shared commitment to excellence, the partnership sets a new standard for the industry, ensuring that pharmaceutical goods reach patients promptly and safely, potentially saving lives.