The center will streamline Cook’s distribution business across Europe offering the highest level of quality in terms of both device quality and customer service.
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Baesweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia – Cook Medical, the world leader in minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced a major expansion in its European operations with the opening of a new distribution center of 15 million In Baesweiler, Germany.
Cardinal Health is a Fortune 500 company focused on supporting pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, laboratories and doctors’ offices. In Detroit, as in many communities, it is an essential part of the health care chain.
“Baesweiler is an ideal location for our European distribution center, as we continue to increase our commitment to supporting patients worldwide,” said Bill Doherty, EMEA vice president of Medical Cook. “Thanks to its excellent infrastructure and its proximity to the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf and Aachen, it is one of the most efficient logistics locations in Europe. This is an important step in achieving our goal of improving patient care, both with our medical solutions and our streamlined distribution network.
More than reinvention, it’s the story of how the developer and owner of the Kirco building, tenant building Cardinal Health, the largest employer in Detroit, Henry Ford Health System and the community as a whole came together to rescue New Center for A new century.
Since 1990, Independence Medical has been one of the leading distributors of wholesale medical supplies in Canada. We carry 30,000 SKUs of over 500 manufacturers in ostomy, diabetes, wound care, urological, incontinence, EMR and many more.
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Will store up to 800,000 products previously stored at Cook Ireland, based in Limerick and William Cook Europe in Denmark.
In addition to our head office and a distribution center in Cleveland, Ohio, we also have distribution centers in Albany, New York; Trenton, New Jersey; Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Jacksonville, FL; Chicago, Illinois; Durham, North Carolina; St. Louis, Missouri; And Portland, Oregon, totaling more than 800,000 square feet of inventory space. To learn more about our distribution capabilities, visit our Sites page.
In 1915, Ford personally bought the Detroit General Hospital, located in the center of the neighborhood. He renovated the building, upgraded facilities and added rooms, christening it Henry Ford Hospital.
Less than an hour from Cologne, the new center will be the company’s delivery center for all European countries with easy access to the biggest Cologne / Bonn freight Railways.
At any given time, there will be close to 5,000 different products in stock, with 1,500 shipments per day, and up to 20 larger bulk shipments to various distribution partners. Over a full year, Cook Medical plans to distribute more than half a million packages from the center and will be shipped regularly to more than 100 countries around the world. The new European Distribution Center joins a network of continental distribution centers serving Cook Medical, the others being Bloomington, Indiana for the Americas and Shanghai for Asia / Pacific.
It provides pharmaceuticals, medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations a day, including the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) and Detroit Medical Center (DMC).