World Courier Opens New Depot in Moscow

August 11, 2016

The new facility replaces the company’s current Moscow depot and increases its size and capabilities--including local sourcing of comparator drugs and secondary packaging and labeling.

World Courier, a global provider of specialty logistics and a part of AmerisourceBergen, will open a new investigational drug depot in Moscow, Russia, in August. The new facility replaces the company’s current Moscow depot and increases its size and capabilities. New services, include local sourcing of comparator drugs and secondary packaging and labeling, which allows for late-stage customization of products.

Moscow remains an area of interest for clinical trials, and of the 123 new drug therapies approved by CDER in 2015, 50 were studied in Russia. Experts say the number of clinical trials in Russia could double by 2020.

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