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Logistics plays a crucial role in the pharmaceutical industry. As a pharmaceutical company, it is essential to get medicines and medical products to patients and healthcare providers safely, efficiently and in a timely manner. The complexity of the pharmaceutical supply chain and the sensitivity of pharmaceutical products require a meticulous and specialised approach.

A well-optimised logistics chain ensures a seamless flow of products, minimises delays, and ensures the quality and integrity of the medicines throughout the process.

Pharmaceutical companies must comply with strict guidelines and regulations regarding the storage, transportation and distribution of medicines. A robust logistics infrastructure and regulatory expertise are crucial to meeting these complex requirements and ensuring safe and controlled processes.

What can ODTH do for you?

As a reliable logistics partner for pharmaceutical products and APIs, we always work according to GDP and GMP guidelines. The goods are stored and handled in GDP-certified facilities.

Our own QESHA quality management system is also based on GDP and GMP guidelines. Regular audits by the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products and by our various customers guarantee the necessary quality assurance.

Key services

  • Medicine storage
  • Storage of dangerous goods under GDP conditions
  • Loading and unloading of medicines
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Licensed products

  • Medicines for human use (15-25°C)
  • Medicines for human use (2-8°C)
  • Veterinary medicines (15-25°C)
  • Veterinary medicines (2-8°C)
  • Storage of APIs
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A wide range of services

When choosing a logistics partner, it’s important to work with an experienced and specialised service provider. This partner must have the necessary infrastructure, qualified personnel and advanced technologies to address the specific needs of the pharmaceutical sector. From temperature-controlled storage facilities to validated transport solutions and traceability systems, the right logistics partner can provide the confidence and peace of mind needed in an industry that puts people’s health and well-being at its core.

More about our approach

We are certified

ISO 9001

In the pharmaceutical industry, quality is crucial. ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised quality management standard that plays a particularly important role in this sector. ISO 9001 certification provides pharmaceutical companies with a structured framework to ensure the quality of their processes, products and services.


A Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certificate serves as proof that a company meets the highest standards for distribution practices in the pharmaceutical sector. The certificate confirms that the company has the necessary infrastructure, processes and control systems to ensure that pharmaceutical products are stored, handled and distributed under optimal conditions.

The certificate assures customers that the logistics provider maintains the highest standards in the handling and distribution of pharmaceutical products, including temperature-sensitive medicines.

TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association)

TAPA is an internationally recognised organisation focused on protecting transportation assets against theft and other security risks. TAPA certification confirms that a company meets the strictest standards and applies best practices in the area of logistics chain security. The certificate demonstrates that the company has implemented robust security measures to protect valuable cargo from theft, sabotage and other criminal activity.

AEO (Authorized Economic Operator)

AEO is an internationally recognised certification programme that rewards companies that meet the highest standards of safety, reliability and compliance with customs laws and regulations. AEO certification confirms that a company is a reliable and safe trading partner. The certificate is issued by customs authorities and demonstrates that the company meets specific criteria in the areas of financial solvency, customs compliance, safety procedures and supply chain security.



ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised standard for environmental management systems that helps companies identify, manage and continuously improve environmental risks.

ISO 14001 certification confirms that a company meets strict environmental management standards. The certificate demonstrates that the company has implemented effective systems and processes to prevent environmental pollution, promote sustainability and meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Why choose ODTH?

Temperature-controlled storage facilities

We have advanced temperature-controlled storage facilities to ensure the integrity and quality of pharmaceutical products. Our facilities meet the strictest standards and regulations for temperature-sensitive products.

Compliance and regulatory expertise

Our team of experts is fully aware of the complex compliance and regulatory requirements that apply to the pharmaceutical industry. We ensure that all logistics processes comply with applicable standards, including Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and other relevant regulations.


We offer full traceability of pharmaceutical products throughout the entire logistics chain. Advanced track-and-trace systems and technologies allow our customers to track the location and status of their shipments in real time.

Quality control

We maintain strict quality control procedures to ensure that all pharmaceutical products handled by us meet the highest standards. Our processes include inspections, audits and validations to ensure the safety and quality of the products.


We offer flexible logistics solutions tailored to the specific needs of pharmaceutical companies. Whether it concerns warehousing, distribution, return logistics or value-added services, we deliver custom solutions that meet the unique requirements of each customer.


We understand the sensitivity of pharmaceutical products and take extensive measures to ensure the safety and security of shipments. Our facilities are equipped with advanced security systems such as camera surveillance, access control and alarms.