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Brno, Czech Republic, 2014/05/08 - Movianto CEE (Central Eastern Europe) have received approval for the extension of the existing Brno facility by 2,600 sqm (2,470 sqm warehouse plus 130 sqm offices) - Owens-Minor.com / Movianto.com.
The full capacity of this extension will be 3,946 pallet locations (3,582 ambient and 364 cold storage). In total Movianto Czech Republic will then have a warehousing area of 9,300 sqm and a capacity of over 16,600 pallet locations.
The extension will bring additional storage capacity as well as a new loading dock and a ramp for the Goods-In area and additional three loading docks and one ramp for Dispatch.
Maintaining high quality standards, the warehouse will include active cooling for controlled ambient temperature. There are three gates planned between the current and extended part of the building. All of them will be equipped with a fire door and speed door to maintain the required temperature in the current and extended part of the warehouse.
Roman Harviščák, Managing Director of Movianto Czech Republic & Slovakia: “We are reacting to the increased demand of our clients for our services within this region with the extension of our facility in the Czech Republic.”
The warehouse extension is anticipated to be finalized by the end of 2014, and it should be operational in 2015.
About Movianto CEE (Central Eastern Europe)
Movianto's Czech operation is located in Brno, about two hours from Prague and close to both Vienna and Bratislava. This excellent location puts Movianto Česká republika in an ideal position to offer a variety of distribution services, including extensive packaging and labelling capacities for the healthcare industry. The operating range of Movianto CEE covers several Central and Eastern European countries: Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland. The state-of-the-art warehouse, built in 2006 and extended in 2008, is fully dedicated to healthcare distribution. It encompasses 12,975 pallet places and offers storage of ambient, cold chain and narcotic products. Movianto Česká republika is ISO 9001:2008 certified and its IT system is validated and connected to the central IT platform Movianto Prince.
Movianto Slovakia (movianto.com) is situated close to Bratislava and operates under the management of Movianto Czech Republic. The warehouse offers storage capacity of over 9,000 spaces for ambient, cold chain and narcotic products.
About Movianto Group
Movianto is a healthcare logistics and transport solutions provider specialized in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industries. For every client, Movianto designs individual outsourcing logistics and transportation solutions, ensuring that products are managed, stored and transported efficiently through the supply chain. A central IT platform guarantees maximum transparency in real time. The Movianto Group is represented in 11 European countries. Over 600 clients place their trust in Movianto’s 1,900 teammates. Movianto is an Owens & Minor, Inc. company.
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of Care™ by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor (owens-minor.com) provides logistics services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens & Minor’s customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion.