CSP France

Centre Spécialités Pharmaceutiques was founded in 1951 in Puy-de-Dôme of the region ‘Centre’. Today, the headquarters of CSP are located in Cournon d’Auvergne near Clermont-Ferrand.

CSP has deliberately chosen an implantation with two sites in France: Clermont-Ferrand and Paris. These two pharmaceutical structures are supported and supplemented by a network of transport agencies dedicated to public health. This guarantees traceability and control of temperature during transport in compliance with the Good Distribution Practices.

This integral logistical chain ensures a very-high quality of service that is not only very appreciated by pharmaceutical companies but also by destination customers such as pharmacists –in towns or hospitals-, wholesalers, physicians, and dentists and even, in certain cases, patients. Quality of service is indeed at the very heart of CPS’s daily considerations.

Shared expertise for a European distribution

Both CSP sites in France ensure the domestic distribution as well as the growing international one. CSP in Moussy-le-Neuf is 9km close to the airport of Roissy Charles de Gaulle and has obvious advantages for the takeover of air freight. Its location at the crossroads of northern Europe allows ongoing communication with regular road connections to the ports of Le Havre, Dunkerque, Marseille, Anvers, and also towards the East.

The IT system is identical in Cournon d’Auvergne and in Moussy. The Quality Assurance organisation deploys its expertise on both pharmaceutical warehouses with local quality teams which are part of the Quality Management France.

One site in the Centre of France

  • 78 Avenue du Midi, 63800 Cournon-d'Auvergne, France
  • +33 (0)4 73 69 28 28

Within its directorates-general, CSP Cournon d’Auvergne gathers several activities:

  • centralised support functions such as: customer relations, invoicing on behalf of the laboratories, IT, quality assurance, import-export, marketing authorisation licensing,
  • a depositary site,
  • a control laboratory.

The CSP pharmaceutical warehouses of Cournon d’Auvergne are equipped with latest-generation tools in terms of safety, storage, temperature control and use of radio-frequency for traceability and steering of operations. The facilities allow the takeover of products to be stored at +15°C/+25°C, +2°C/+8°C, - 21°C, etc.

  • Since 1974
  • 113,284 m² ground
  • Building 83,634 m²
  • 669 employees
Type of storage 2° / 8°C 15° / 25°C -196°C
Storage capacity 2,154 pallets 78,464 pallets Yes
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One site near the airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle

  • 3 Avenue des 22 Arpents, 77230 Moussy-le-Neuf, France
  • +33 (0)4 73 69 28 28

Located close to the airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle, CSP’s site of Paris based in Moussy-le-Neuf is a pharmaceutical depositary structure. It has an expansive capacity of storage and order picking. This pharmaceutical distribution centre is certainly one of the biggest in Europe.

Its premises built recently enable CSP to propose, as in Cournon d’Auvergne, not only standardised services under different temperatures but also specific order preparation in temperature-controlled rooms at +15°C/+25°C, +2°C/+8°C, - 21°C, etc.


  • Since 1991
  • 230,949 m² ground
  • Building 92,020 m²
  • 495 employees
Type of storage 2° / 8°C 15° / 25°C -21°C
Storage capacity 3,019 pallets 100,838 pallets Yes
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