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Movianto Day: Teammates Take Social Responsibility by Supporting Their Local Communities Throughout Europe

 Movianto Day: Teammates Take Social Responsibility by Supporting Their Local
                        Communities Throughout Europe

  PR Newswire

  STUTTGART, Germany, July 2, 2013

STUTTGART, Germany, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Movianto, the leading European pharmaceutical and healthcare logistics
provider, once again proved its commitment to the community by volunteering
support in a series of project throughout Europe.

Dedicated to healthcare logistics and dedicated to making a difference to the
community, the Movianto Day allows the team at Movianto to spend time working
on selected social projects. Acting as one and providing hands-on support, the
Movianto Day not only provides essential help where it is needed, but allows
the team throughout Europe to demonstrate the most important resources it has:
the talent and passion to get things done within the time and with the
resources available.

As an integral part of Movianto's overall CSR strategy, the Movianto Day also
enables the teammates to take on social responsibility and enjoy the privilege
of getting to know a few of the people involved in valuable projects in their
regions.

The Movianto Head Office, based in Stuttgart, Germany, supported a number of
projects, some of them arranged by the volunteer centre "Caleidoskop". One
project, for example, was to provide support at a local rehabilitation centre.
As a healthcare logistics company providing secure warehousing space for
controlled narcotics, the subject of a safe handling of drugs is close to
Movianto's heart. Movianto teammates were therefore eager to help out at the
"Haus im Süden", an adaption facility for adult drug-addicts. Patients, who
have completed their withdrawal treatments at specialised clinics, can
continue their treatment here. The facility has 16 places and offers an
adaption phase as the second and last step of medical rehabilitation. This
halfway house is for those adults who need support between the detoxification
treatment in the clinic and before beginning a drug-free life in society.

Robert Siegel, CFO of the Movianto Group, states: "It is a valuable experience
for "office people" such as me to support a project that is very different
from our daily work. Gardening in the adaption facility for drug-abused adults
and talking with the patients about their daily challenges, certainly grounds
you once again. You can see how other people cope with their lives so very
different from your own. And of course, it feels good to see how easily you
can help - with the project and by being interested in their lives".

Thomas Weidle, "Haus im Süden, Caritas", commented: "We are deeply impressed
by the strong commitment of the Movianto team. They worked hand in hand with
our patients and really achieved a lot on that one day!"

With the headquarters in Stuttgart and the subsidiary in Neunkirchen
participating in various projects, the teams in the Czech Republic, Slovakia
and Spain also got involved in local social initiatives. The company has
therefore set a positive sign in regards to volunteering social engagement.
The concept of Movianto Day is to be carried out within the whole Movianto
Group. Movianto in Benelux, Denmark and the UK will follow by donating their
time to make a difference and improve the life of local communities.

The projects are as interesting as they are varied, once again showing that
the Movianto team provides support where it is needed most - regardless of
whether the project is a big or small one.

About Movianto

Movianto is a logistics and transport solutions provider specialised in the
pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. For each client, Movianto designs
individual outsourcing logistics and transportation solutions, ensuring that
products are managed, stored and transported efficiently through the supply
chain. A central IT platform guarantees maximum transparency in real time. The
Movianto Group is represented in 11 European countries. Over 600 clients place
their trust in Movianto's 1,900 teammates. Movianto is an Owens & Minor, Inc.
company. Further information can be found at http://www.movianto.com

PR Contact

Movianto GmbH, Markus Stühlen Deckerstrasse 27, 70372 Stuttgart, Germany Tel:
+49-(0)711-900-597-912 Email: Markus.Stuehlen@movianto.com 
http://www.movianto.com

Vineeta Manglani

Sympra GmbH (GPRA), Stafflenbergstrasse 32, 70184 Stuttgart, Germany Tel.:
+49-(0)711-947-670 Fax: +49-(0)711-947-67-87 Email: movianto@sympra.de