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New Zealand’s leader in medical Logistics

We are New Zealand's leading medical logistics company specialising in cold chain logistics for Healthcare, Biotech and the Life Sciences industries with extensive experience in distribution of temperature-controlled medications, consumables and clinical samples for testing.

We take pride in an impeccable track record of 20 years in storage and transportation of medications, consumables and clinical trial samples using specialised packaging to ensure seamless, point to point cold chain integrity.

Efficient handling of dry ice-packed shipments at Ultra Cold Temperatures, up to -190c, is our forte.  We provide real-time tracking of shipments using GPS technology as well as temperature monitoring and reporting of shipments during the entire process.

We provide strict safety and security compliance as per CAA NZ standards and regulations.  We are the only New Zealand owned medical courier compliant to Good Distribution Practices for Medications (GDP) based on World Health Organistaion guidelines for the safe distribution of medications.  We are certified by New Zealand's Civil Aviation Authority at the highest security level for airfreight.

Cedra joins the war against COVID-19 -2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone in the Global Life Science Community.  Cedra Express is proud to have stood alongside our clients, during this most difficult year, to make this year the best it could be.  Our team adapted, collaborated and faced up to many challenges.  Most importantly, we worked together to stay connected in a world that had never felt further apart.  

If fills us with pride knowing that we delivered time critical services for COVID swab testing, medications, urgent test kits and so much more.

2021 - we are excited to be offering logistical support to DHB's and Primary Health Care Networks to successfully implement the NZ Government's COVID-19 vaccine.




About Us

Cedra Express is 100% New Zealand owned and operated. Cedra was established in 2001 to offer first-class time critical global logistic solutions to the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical and life sciences industries. We offer specialised time and temperature sensitive courier services, for the safe and secure transportation of irreplaceable clinical trial materials, diagnostic specimens and healthcare related shipments.

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With modern operational offices in Christchurch and Auckland, Cedra Express has grown to become a market leader. We are driven by a desire to make the entire process of moving a consignment from point A to point B as easy, seamless and efficient for our customers as possible - whether point A is just down the road, across the country or half a world away.
Cedra Express has built our reputation on the service of excellence, reliability and our industry expertise. This allows our customers to have full confidence in our ability to navigate the intricacies of cross-border legislation, regulations and the protocols of international trade and commerce.
With experienced and highly qualified staff and a business committed to providing a personalised customer focused experience, you can rely on Cedra Express to deliver every time.

Our Services

Clinical Trials & Pharmaceuticals

We are experts in the safe, fast and reliable handling of your clinical trial specimens and pharmaceuticals. We utilise the most direct routes and the latest cold chain transport systems to ensure your samples arrive in the same condition they left. We are audited to W.H.O GDP (Good Distribution Practise) guidelines to ensure your confidence in our handling your pharmaceuticals and cold chain supplies.

Temperature Control Solutions

We have the installed the latest validated conditioning rooms, warm and chilled, in our warehouse. This enables us to utilise the latest cold chain transport systems. We stock a range of packaging solutions to suit your needs, including validated data loggers. Whether your shipment is 1kg or multiple cartons, warm/chilled/frozen you can count on us to manage your cold chain supply within NZ or Worldwide.

NZ and Global Courier Options

Cedra has extensive coverage across towns and cities within NZ and offer International courier options around the globe. Our best services, as chosen by our clients, are our Cedra Priority -same day within NZ and Cedra Advance -overnight option within NZ.
Your shipments can be tracked using our online tracking portal every step of the way and vital transport milestones are automatically sent to your team. Talk to us today on how we can find a solution to your transportation needs. You can have confidence with Cedra Express.

Time critical? Contact CedraExpress today

We have a well-earned reputation for the fast, efficient handling of a wide range of goods and materials
- that must meet critical time deadlines!