RLG subsidiary Fida & Schüch wins contract for Patient Delivery Services for Air Liquide Austria
The Austrian based company, Fida & Schüch, specializing in Healthcare Logistics, has been succesful in winning two-thirds of the total scope of a recent tender for Patient Delivery Services for Air Liquide in Austria. With effect from August 2016, Fida & Schüch will take over the delivery of liquid oxygen to 'home patients' from Air Liquide sites in five states.
The supply of life-essential oxygen for patients requires highly trained service drivers. In addition to the delivery of the oxygen, these drivers will be tasked with educating the patient on the use of the tanks. The service will require a high degree of punctuality and reliability.
On average Fida & Schüch will operate 30 trips per day exclusively for Air Liquide from their bases in Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland, Styria and Carinthia. To accomplish this service, the company will not only expand their fleet of vehicles but in addtion will hire 35 service drivers, qualified to conduct patient training.
The contract has been signed for a period of five years and has an order volume within a two digit million Euros range.