Snowman Logistics to deliver Russian vaccine ‘Sputnik-V across India, Signs pact with Dr.Reddy’s
Biznextindia : Snowman Logistics, leading integrated temperature-controlled logistics service provider has forged a strategic partnership with Dr. Reddy’s Lab for delivery of Russian vaccine Sputnik-9 across India.
Snowman will manage the delivery through five of its high-capacity temperature-controlled warehouses in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru. The company will offer storage, order processing, shipper packing and secondary transportation from these locations.
The locations are strategically located to take care of not just the state distribution, but the whole of the regional requirements. The temperature, throughout, will be maintained between -20 degrees Celsius and -25 degrees Celsius. With this, Snowman will be the largest 3PL service provider for vaccines in the country offering national reach to Dr. Reddy’s Lab.
Dr. Reddy’s Lab is brand custodian and sole distributor of the Russian vaccine in India.
Snowman Logistics has the capability to readily store 650 million doses at any given time, which can be increased to 1.05 billion doses with a short notice for Pan-India distribution. The company has the ability to store at upto -80 degrees Celsius, and provides real time temperature monitoring to ensure the correct conditions for vaccine distribution during the entire supply chain.
“Vaccine delivery is the need of the hour. With this partnership with Dr. Reddy’s, we aim to reach maximum institutions administering vaccines through our five high-capacity temperature-controlled warehouses. We are hopeful of carrying a seamless drive from these warehouses through our fleet of refrigerated vehicles maintaining the requisite temperatures throughout the delivery cycle. We will be delivering Sputnik vaccine to nearby states and cities as well from these strategic locations” Sunil Nair, CEO, Snowman Logistics Limited, said.