KN PharmaChain - 

For when it matters the most.


In overseas transportation we continuously develop KN PharmaChain to assure the integrity of your products throughout their whole journey. 

Our specialised, global network of dedicated pharmaceutical competence centres is managed by pharma-trained experts who ensure the safe and timely delivery of your sensitive pharmaceutical products.


Due to our experience on the sector, we understand your specific requirements
on high quality, safety and product compliance and can advise and support you regardless of the service level needed.

Our standard processes, knowledge and technology will enable you to meet the high expectations of end customers and patients while benefiting from cost and emission reductions.

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KN PharmaChain benefits

Increased accuracy for prevention of temperature deviations

Our dedicated services significantly reduce the risk of temperature deviations. 
20' and 40' reefer containers enable a continuous and controlled cold chain from door to door. Active sensors monitor temperature as well as location and activate real-time alerts if necessary.

Peace of mind

When you choose our services, you will work with a committed partner that understands your business and your challenges. With us, you will not only profit from our technology in temperature-controlled reefer logistics, but also a sustainable and safe mode of transportation at a lower cost.

KN PharmaChain benefits
KN PharmaChain at your service

KN PharmaChain at your service

We take your cargo seriously

Our experienced pharma and healthcare specialists around the world ensure that your cargo receives the best possible care by using the latest equipment and monitoring systems.

Our commitment to quality and our deep knowledge of global and local regulations is your competitive advantage. All in all, we eliminate regulatory concerns you might face through superior compliance.

We meet your sector-specific requirements

By conducting specialised reefer pharma training programmes for our professionals, we make sure to answer your pharma-specific needs accurately.

Meanwhile, a global network of 200+ KN PharmaChain GxP certified operations (40+ explicit for seafreight), with specific standard operating procedures, enables a customisable sea logistics solution with high visibility from end to end.

Adding Value

KN PharmaChain is a powerful offering that pharma and healthcare companies can rely on, regardless if they require standard or granular compliance and monitoring
services. We comply with the highest industry standards and offer added-value services to help you deliver safely and on time.

Carrier Management

Our team of pharma specialists selects the right ocean carrier to deliver your products to its destination at the right service and cost. As No. 1 Ocean Freight forwarder,
Kuehne + Nagel is providing access to more than 3000 vessels with more than 750 direct Blue Anchor Line Services per week.

Real Time Monitoring

We offer increased real time visibility and an efficient intervention program. IoT sensors enable the tracking of temperature, location, humidity, door opening,
and shocks and enable us to take preventive and corrective actions if necessary.

Proactive care team

Our team of highly skilled and fully GDP compliant professionals can be at your service 24/7/365 to implement and deliver consignments according to your requirements
in the goal to further mitigate risks.

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A trusted industry partner

"Our diverse customer base answers to the needs of both the pharmaceutical industry that depends on specific handling requirements, as well as healthcare industry, whose medical devices, hospital equipment and personal care are all subject to varying degrees of specialisation and service. 

We support our customers to keep up with regulatory changes as well as advances to temperature controlled reefer containers for pharma transportation. We enable our customers to cope with tomorrow’s healthcare needs.”

Hannes Laessig, Global Head Pharma Seafreight

Global Head Pharma Seafreight - A trusted industry partner
KN Login and myKN 360 degree visibility

360° visibility. Active control

myKN is your central point of information that gives you access to KN Login, our track and trace system which will allow you to keep track of your products. That is how we make complexity simple.

  • Planned/actual real-time shipment status
  • Customised reports
  • Shipping advice to customers by email
  • KPI reporting
  • Storage, upload and download of POD hardcopies and temperature records
  • Active EDI interfaces with our customers

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KN PharmaChain

We offer our integrated and customisable KN PharmaChain to increase risk mitigation, decrease write-off,
and in the end, deliver a safe and positive end customer experience.

Because that is what matters the most.