Air, Freight News

Dnata opens Erbil cool chain site

[ May 17, 2022   //   ]

Airfreight handler Dnata is has opened a new, advanced cool chain facility at Erbil International Airport in Iraq.

It is capable of processing 10,000 tons of perishables annually with chilled and frozen storage.

A new cargo warehouse is also expected to open in 2023, capable of processing 100,000 tonnes a year with special focus on pharma and other cool chain commodities.

Earlier, Dnata implemented its OneCargo system in Iraq. It automates key business and operational functions, including safety and quality monitoring, reporting and ULD management, with an integrated, Cloud-based platform.

Managing director of dnata Erbil, Tom Alwyn-Jones, said: “Our latest investment in three new facilities will help us further expand and improve our operations in Erbil as demand for reliable and safe cargo services is on the rise across the region.”