Phased relocation minimises disruption for pharmaceutical firm

Aport has recently completed a phased relocation for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

GSK manufactures antibiotics in Ulverston, Cumbria, but the firm is planning to shut down its site in the town by 2025. Aport was brought in to move equipment from a building at the facility which is due to be demolished soon.

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Packing and relocating a Covid testing laboratory in just two weeks

A medical laboratory company recently contacted Aport to project manage the movement of a Covid-19 testing laboratory including all its equipment and instruments into storage.

The whole project needed to be completed within an extremely tight timescale.

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Aport helps Oxford biotech firm with internal relocation

Large incubators and centrifuges moved with specialist equipment

The biotechnology company wanted to move a number of its laboratory assets so it could redesign its space and change the use of some of the rooms.

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Academic sample relocation from France to London

Temperature controlled substance move covering multiple ranges

Aport was approached by an academic client to move samples and benchtop equipment from the south of France to UCL (University College London).

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Major Pharma Site Closedown

UK to USA, Switzerland and Singapore

aport was approached by a major pharmaceutical customer to assist in the closedown of a large site in the UK. There were some 700 instruments that the company needed to relocate from the UK to their other sites in the US, Switzerland and Singapore.

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North American OEM Project

Continuous operational activity critical to success

aport was contracted by a global OEM to manage a major relocation for one of their customers in North America. The project was complex in relation to the internal needs of the customer with the relocation itself needing to be managed to ensure that the continuation of science was not compromised at any point.

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Complex Middle East Relocation

Instrumentation, temperature controlled materials and engineering departments

aport’s ability to deliver high level project management and delivery of laboratory relocation services anywhere in the world was demonstrated with a recent relocation of a major laboratory based in Abu Dhabi.

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Water Testing Facility Relocation

Continuous operation critical to ensure water safety

aport was approached by a large UK regional water provider to relocate their testing and analysis laboratories from their existing site to a new facility just a few miles away.

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Turnkey Solution for Major Pharma

Project management of all required services and third parties

aport were successful in a bidding process for the provision of turnkey solutions for a major pharmaceutical customer based in the UK.

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Marine sponges from Norway to Ireland

Bespoke temperature controlled packaging solution

aport’s specialist knowledge and capability in managing the relocation of temperature controlled materials was put to the test when a marine research facility in Norway contacted us to discuss the possibility of relocating part of a laboratory from Bergen to Galway.

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Moving dangerous chemicals from Switzerland to Strathclyde

Importance of planning early to avoid potential delays to service

Aport was asked to help move an academic from Switzerland to a new base in Strathclyde. The relocation included lots of chemicals, which were classed as dangerous goods so the operation needed to be handled with expertise and care.

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