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Oriola and Sandoz have agreed on pre-wholesale operations in the Baltic countries

Oriola and Sandoz have agreed on pre-wholesale operations of Sandoz’s products in the Baltic countries as of July 2015. According to the contract Oriola is responsible for warehousing and distribution of Sandoz’s products to other pharmaceutical wholesalers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Sandoz preserves the ownership of medicines and is responsible for establishing commercial conditions with pharmaceutical wholesalers and sale of products.

 

According to the contract Sandoz’s medicines are transported and stored in the warehouse of UAB Oriola Vilnius. From there the products are delivered to pharmaceutical wholesalers in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Sandoz preserves the ownership of medicines and is responsible for establishing commercial conditions with pharmaceutical wholesalers and sale of products.

 

“The significance of this co-operation is very important to Oriola. We want to be a reliable partner. We will provide Sandoz high quality and efficient logistics covering all the Baltic countries”, says Pekka Ruokanen, Business Unit Director, Oriola Oy Baltic countries.

 

Further information

Pekka Ruokanen
Business Unit Director
Oriola Oy / Baltic countries
tel. +358 10 429 4826
pekka.ruokanen@oriola.fi

Audrius Pivoras
Managing Director
UAB Oriola Vilnius
tel. +370 5 268 8402
audrius.pivoras@oriola.com

 


Oriola – preferred partner


Oriola’s vision is to be the preferred partner for the pharmaceutical industry. Oriola offers efficient logistics and innovative Baltic-wide services. SIA Oriola Riga, AS Oriola Estonia and UAB Oriola Vilnius are subsidiaries of the Finnish company Oriola Oy, which is a part of Oriola-KD Corporation.

Oriola-KD Corporation is a leading pharmaceutical retail and wholesale company in Northern Europe. Oriola-KD’s net sales for continuing operations in 2014 were approximately EUR 1.6 billion and the company has approximately 2,350 employees. Oriola-KD Oyj is listed on the main stock exchange list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy. Further information, visit www.oriola-kd.com, www.oriola.lt, www.oriola.lv, www.oriola.ee.


Published 3 June 2015