27. August 2021 | DPD News

DPD's Delivery Company Biocair Opens Its Third Office in South Africa

DPD Group's international life sciences delivery unit Biocair recently opened its third South African office in Cape Town as part of its global expansion efforts.

In addition to Biocair’s offices in Durban and Johannesburg, the new logistics hub in Cape Town provides additional capacity for a growing Operations team and will expand Biocair’s footprint in a country with the largest life sciences market on the African continent.

This year to date, the healthcare and science logistics specialist has increased its global network and operational capacity by opening the following offices across Asia, Europe and the US:

  • Guangzhou (China)

  • Frankfurt (Germany)

  • Chicago (US)

Leonard Lazarus, Biocair’s Regional Director for South Africa and India, comments on the new facility:

“Biocair is able to provide our industry-leading global logistics services because we continually invest in our global network, the latest technologies and we surround ourselves with experts in the life sciences industry. This latest investment in the new Cape Town office complements our existing facilities in Durban and Johannesburg, further improving Biocair’s operational capacity to meet the needs of the scientific community in South Africa and further afield.”

About Biocair

Heartquarter in the UK,Biocair has about 13,000 customers worldwide and has shipped to more than 160 countries so far, with 99.96 percent of shipments arriving undamaged. Biocair has offices in the UK, Belgium, Germany, the us, China, India, Singapore and South Africa and uses DPDgroup's international network to complete deliveries.

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About DPDgroup

DPDgroup is one of Europe's leading parcels groups and is wholly owned by France post, the second largest postal group in Europe.

About Lenton Group

In order to better serve customers and strengthen the market connection between Asia and Europe, DPD acquired Lenton Group with additional capital in 2019.

Lenton Group and DPDgroup built a bridge between the Asian market and the European continent, promoting bilateral exchanges and leveraging their respective strengths to jointly launch unique door-to-door solutions to meet the needs of consumers and e-commerce platforms alike.