A part of Cardinal Health China, Cardinal Health Beijing is a leading distributor and healthcare service provider, covering northern China and beyond.

We have a stable and experienced management team, with the flexibility and innovative capability to respond rapidly to changes in the market. Supported by business analysis and planning, implemented by world-class technology, we serve as a bridge between manufacturers' requirements and customers' needs. We are committed to high-quality standards and transparency, and strive to deliver value-added services, long-term customer relationships, and support on government relations.

Company overview

Established in 2003 as China's first foreign-owned healthcare distribution company, Cardinal Health Beijing combines advanced logistics, experienced management, and reliable, customer-focused operations to deliver cutting-edge healthcare distribution solutions to northern China and nationally.

As a Cardinal Health China local direct distribution company, Cardinal Health Beijing offers world-class distribution, sales, and marketing services built on a foundation of openness and win-win partnerships. The company handles and distributes western and traditional Chinese medicines, (vaccines, category II psychotropic drugs, and others), medical apparatus and instruments, healthcare products/food, cosmetics, and more. Tailored solutions and services for specialized products are also available.

Cardinal Health Beijing is committed to integrating international management concepts with local markets and is quick to respond to new developments in China’s rapidly changing business environment. We offer an innovative approach that increases efficiency and cost-effectiveness for our principals and customers while rigorously maintaining top domestic and international quality assurance standards. The company has fulfilled China’s Good Supply Practice (GSP) and ISO 9001 requirements, and continually works to raise quality management further.

Key development areas

  • Hospital direct distribution
  • Medical device market
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) products and pharmacy channels
  • Logistics business and clinical services
  • Import bonded services
  • DTP pharmacy
  • Hospital value-added services


Cardinal Health Beijing joint venture established in Beijing
Logistics center in Yizhuang Development Zone comes into service

ISO 9000 certification

Expands logistics center, adds cold room storage 

Sets up a new bonded warehouse and modern logistics center in Tianzhu, Beijing 

Newly-built state of the art logistics center will begin operation

Integrates international quality management system 

Becomes a wholly foreign-owned enterprise 

Joins Cardinal Health

Tianzhu bonded warehouse begins operation
Cardinal Health Beijing Pharmacy comes into service 

Key advantages

Advanced service concept

  • Customized approach
  • Innovation and value-added services
  • Experienced tendering and bidding team to provide support and develop effective bidding policy for major domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies

Diversified services

  • Direct sales and nationwide distribution
  • Storage, logistics and import bonded
  • Tender support and channel management
  • Market development and logistics solutions
  • Hospital pharmacy management strategies
  • OTC sales support

Cold chain expertise

  • Two logistics centers: 4,000- square-meter logistics center in Yizhuang; 5,000-square-meter bonded storage in Tianzhu
  • Quality cold chain management (including vaccines and medicines for the Beijing Olympics)
  • Full compliance with Good Supply Practice (GSP), ISO 9001, Good Storage and Distribution Practice (GSDP)

Competitive edge

  • Front-running service concepts (channel, pricing, data, etc.)
  • Multiple product lines
  • High-powered sales and management team
  • Works to top industry quality standards
  • Ongoing talent development program
  • Committed to corporate citizenship

What we offer

Hospital direct distribution and national distribution

Categories covered include prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals, importation, third-party logistics, medical devices and special products. Our efficient national and local direct distribution network provide comprehensive coverage, while transparent operations and strict compliance ensure high-quality services.

Pharmacy direct distribution

Through our direct-to-patient (DTP) retail platform, Cardinal Health China’s leading services will be able to communicate at first hand with patients and consumers. Services include home delivery, patient-exchange educational activities, patient data management, customer service center (including customer care hotline), and activities co-organized by third-party charities. Beijing’s DTP pharmacy comes into service on December 13th, 2012.

Cold chain management

Cardinal Health Beijing strictly complies with international standards of cold chain management. We provide advanced operation monitoring through our specialized management team and facilities, and significant experience in cold chain storage and transportation (including vaccines and medicines for the Beijing Olympics).

Tendering and bidding

As a large domestic distributor handling diverse products, Cardinal Health Beijing has a more powerful negotiating position for tendering and bidding.

  • Comprehensive system of pricing and bidding process
  • Rich resources of the local market
  • Experienced in pricing and bidding rules, transparent bidding processes and relationship resources in different regions/levels
  • Integrated pricing and bidding information database and analytical capabilities
  • Efficient product price analysis and tender price strategy
  • Scale effect
  • Adheres to international compliance

Import bonded logistics services

  • Import customs clearance
  • Goods receiving and bonded warehousing
  • Labeling
  • Drug testing
  • Goods transferring from bonded to non-bonded areas
  • Order management
  • Fixed-point or terminal distribution

Corporate activities

Academic salon

Through this academic platform, pharmacists can exchange ideas, and customers gain further understanding of each other.

  • June 2011
    Cardinal Health Beijing successfully held the 2011 annual academic salon.
  • August 2011
    Academic salon themed "Explore the rational use of drugs, and cooperate to succeed in the future" was held.
  • July 2012
    Academic salon themed "Medical classification and its impact on the pharmaceutical business strategy" was held.

Medical forums and seminars

  • June 2011
    Cardinal Health Beijing held two forums on "Pharmacy Communications, How to Run a Hospital" and "Low-value Consumables on Hospital Management and Logistics Center Hosting” respectively.
  • August 2011
    Cardinal Health Beijing and pharmaceutical manufacturers jointly organized the Pharmacy Management Symposium.
  • November 2011
    Cardinal Health Beijing held the Healthcare Reform DRGs Lecture.
  • September 2012
    Cardinal Health Beijing and Sanofi Aventis jointly organized the Construction of Clinical Pharmacists in Western China Management System Seminar.
  • October 2012
    Cardinal Health Beijing organized the Medical Devices Management Seminar.

Charity activities

  • 2008 and 2012
    Cardinal Health Beijing launched the "Solar Village" donation scheme.
  • 2009 and 2010
    Donation made to Beijing Light and Love School.
  • 2010 and 2011
    General logistics provided for foreign aid activities.
  • 2010 and 2011
    Company staff members took part in voluntary activities of China Council of Lions Clubs.

Your go-to-market partner in Beijing

  • Close working relationships
  • High coverage of hospitals and retail pharmacies
  • In-depth, specialized understanding of the Beijing market
  • International standard services (logistics, supply chain management, customer call centers)
  • Transparent operations and compliance
  • Price control
  • Marketing channel information (market sales and inventory data management)
  • Service hotline: 800.810.6226