Pharmaceutical Warehousing and Distribution
Bowker have the expert knowledge and workforce to provide specialist custom made solutions for pharmaceutical supply chains. Our pharmaceutical distribution centres are located in Hull and Knowsley where we hold an MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) Wholesale Dealers' Licence. This enables us to handle, store and distribute pharmaceuticals throughout the UK and Europe.
Value Added Services
Value-added services include sampling, pre-sales and thorough quality control checks. We can also provide services such as; order picking and dispatch for distribution, multi-drop and full load time sensitive deliveries within the UK, as well as deliveries worldwide.
Fully Qualified Staff
All our staff are fully trained in the products and materials for which they are responsible, working in close collaboration with each client as part of an integrated team.
We are also licensed to operate under the Veterinary Medicine Directorate.

Our Knowsley DC manages a variety of pharmaceutical products for human and animal health. These include over the counter (OTC) medicines for leading UK retailers and raw materials and finished products used around the world. Specialist facilities include temperature mapped, controlled and monitored warehousing.

Transport services
Bowker have Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status which is recognised globally - acknowledging Bowker’s procedures as well as customs controls are fully compliant and efficient. AEO status demonstrates good International practice and that a hauliers role within the international logistics supply chain is safe and secure. Visit their website to find out more. To read more about Bowker’s compliance and accreditations click here.
Bowker’s international fleet consists of the very best equipment on the market. Our Krone trailers are built to ‘XL’ standard which ensures the vehicle is fit for purpose when distributing large hazardous and non hazardous consignments throughout Europe, due to it’s increased loading capacity and securing equipment. Our relationship with KRONE stems back 15 years and you can read more about the advantages of using KRONE trailers for your international consignments here.
Bowker have assembled a team of experts who manage deep sea shipments on behalf of customers. The specialist team has a wealth of industry knowledge and offer exceptional customer care.
Sea freight is often a more economic method of transportation compared to air freight – find out which of the two transit methods is more suited to your consignment.
Perfect for time sensitive shipments, Air Freight can be an effective mode of transport for both Hazardous and non Hazardous goods. The team at Bowker can look after the whole process and can offer either an Air port to Air port service or a depot to depot service.

As a flexible alternative to Sea Freight, Air Freight can often prove to be an effective method of distribution. Compare the two methods here and receive a quote with no obligation to move forward today.
Bowker’s vehicles are satellite tracked meaning we can provide accurate ETAs and updates to our customers. This technology also enable us to plan ahead effectively, selecting the most efficient routes and avoiding unnecessary delays. Read more about Bowker’s technology and how it can help your business.
Read more about our MHRA accredited distribution centres