Fiege to ship Dräger products worldwide from its new logistics hub near Cologne

Neues Fiege-Logistikzentrum nahe Köln liefert weltweit Produkte von Dräger aus
Among other things, Dräger produces patient monitors and ventilators that are used in hospitals (Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA)

Fiege will become the central logistics partner to the manufacturer of medical and safety technology products and provide a comprehensive range of value-added services

Zülpich/Greven, 12.11.2020. Fiege is set to become Dräger’s new logistics partner. The leading international manufacturer of medical and safety technology products has entrusted Fiege with the supply of health facilities like hospitals or supply centres, industrial customers, public-sector clients, and specialised retailers with Dräger products around the globe. Zülpich near Cologne is where Fiege will build a multi-user centre with a storage area of 54,000 square metres. Dräger will be the logistics centre’s biggest client. The new building has been designed in its entirety with Dräger”s future-focused requirements in mind. Zülpich will become the central logistics and distribution hub for the company of long-standing tradition from Lübeck.

“Dräger holds a special meaning for us because of its broad product range as a manufacturer of medical and safety technology products”, says Dirk Berlemann, Managing Director Fiege Healthcare. “This goes hand in hand with our ability to provide an extensive portfolio of services – including a variety of value-added services that we render for Dräger, as well as customs clearance.” Handling value-added services for medical technology and safety technology in particular comes with a high level of complexity for logistical and customer-specific process flows. Working in separated, at times temperature-controlled zones calls for a well-trained and experienced team, Berlemann adds. “We are also prepared to handle time-sensitive orders flexibly and fast, and to come up with creative solutions for special assignments.”

Fiege will merge Dräger’s logistics and distribution for its two company areas at the new logistics centre in Zülpich as from 2022. Sebastian Krause, Director of Market Fulfillment and Global Distribution at Dräger, sees Fiege as having set the logistics course for the future: “Next to experience in HealthCare, Fiege also offers the required agility and innovative strength to keep up with ever-new requirements of our clients as well as market growth.” Dräger’s medical technology division manufactures, for example, ventilators for intensive care and emergency services, anaesthesia machines or equipment for premature and neonatal care. Dräger is a leading global manufacturer of safety technology for personal protective equipment, protection equipment solutions for plants, and gas detectors.

About the
FIEGE Group

The Fiege Group, headquartered in Greven/ Germany, is one of Europe’s leading logistics providers. Its competence lies particularly in the development and realisation of integrated supply chain systems, and it is considered a pioneer of contract logistics. In 2019, the Group generated a turnover of Euro 1.7 billion world-wide with a workforce of 19,000 people. 150 locations and co-operations based in 14 countries form a dense supply-chain network. 3.3 million square metres of warehouse and logistics space vouch for the company’s efficiency.