UPS acquires healthcare logistics provider Bomi Group
UPS has announced the completion of its acquisition of Bomi Group, an international healthcare logistics provider.
The acquisition means that UPS Healthcare, the branch of the logistics conglomerate servicing the healthcare industry, will strengthen its assets by adding all of Bomi’s temperature-controlled facilities in 14 different countries, as well as adding 3,000 Bomi employees to the UPS team.
After acquiring Bomi, UPS Healthcare now has access 216 facilities tailored to the distribution of healthcare products across 37 countries worldwide.
Kate Gutmann, UPS Executive Vice President and President of International Healthcare and Supply Chain Solutions, said: “Our combined team, vehicles, and advanced facilities will allow us to expand our pan-European cold chain network and bring the next generation of healthcare logistics solutions to our customers.”
UPS Healthcare President Wes Wheeler added: “With the capabilities Bomi Group brings to our network, UPS Healthcare is confident that significant new services and synergies will come in Europe and Latin America from this acquisition.”