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  • Puerto Rico is the number one bioscience manufacturing hub in the U.S by export volume.

  • The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community brings together companies from across the supply chain to drive standards of quality, safety, and security in distribution.

  • Supported by the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce our community brings together airlines, airports, forwarders, integrators, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, ground handlers, and hauliers.

Our
Mission

The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community brings together leading companies from across bioscience manufacturing and supply chain to drive quality and standardisation in life science logistics, and to champion the interests of Community members across the globe.

Our Community, which is supported by the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DEDC) and run by an independently-elected Board of Directors, is free to join, and includes airlines, airports, forwarders, integrators, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, ground handlers, and hauliers.

Members have access to exclusive data on air cargo traffic, to, and from, Puerto Rico, as well as detailed information on logistics suppliers and pharma-certified and accredited facilities.

We facilitate networking opportunities for members, as well as providing regular training, such as preparation for the globally-recognised pharma quality standard, the International Air Transport Association (IATA)’s CEIV certification, as part of our drive for quality.

Member
Benefits

Market
Data

Market Data

Our customised dashboard aggregates a range of data sources to provide a comprehensive picture of the Puerto Rico air cargo market with analysis of international air cargo imports and exports, as well as air trade demand, to, and from, PR and the U.S, and air cargo and mail traffic by airline.

Directories

Directories

Members have access to comprehensive listings of logistics suppliers , as well as facilities specializing in the transport and distribution of pharmaceuticals and life science equipment.

Training

Training

Members can take part in our regular training sessions on how to achieve IATA CEIV certification, as well as accessing our knowledge hub, where experts share information on best practice for the distribution of life science cargo.

Advocacy

Advocacy

Community members work together to ensure that Puerto Rico is the best quality airfreight hub in the Americas, which includes acting as the voice of the industry with legislators.

What our members say

  • “Puerto Rico benefits a lot from the Puerto Rico Life Science Air Cargo Community. The IATA CEIV certification initiative by the Puerto Rico Life Science Air Cargo Community ensures that every step in the air logistics chain is audited, verified and monitored in good and uniform way.”

    Ivan Lugo, Executive Director, Industry University Research Center (INDUNIV).
  • “Being a part of the Puerto Rico Air Cargo Community has been a captivating experience. The community strengthens collaboration among industry leaders, elevating Puerto Rico’s air freight hub to new heights.”

    Kurt Schosinsky, CEO, Viems Consulting & Advisor, Aerostar.
  • “Timely and efficient airfreight is crucial for industry operations. This community has already surpassed our expectations. It’s an invaluable network and we are proud to be a part of its success story.”

    Jonas Van Stekelenburg, Adviser, Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC)

    Save
    the Date

    Save the date

    February 28th 2024

    4th Meeting of the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, details to follow.

    For more information, contact…

    Networking &
    Collaboration

    Our online searchable database of members, regular newsletters, and news updates keep members in touch and build a collaborative business environment.

    Get In
    Touch

    Puerto Rico

    355 FD Roosevelt Ave
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
    00918

    hello@prlifesciencehub.org