First flight for Releye RAP

Envirotainer has made the first commercial shipment using its new Releye RAP temperature-controlled container aboard a Swiss WorldCargo flight. The shipment started in Basel, Switzerland, landing at JFK in the US and comprised three Releye RAP units and two RAP e2 units, on behalf of a Swiss pharmaceutical company. The unit’s integrated live monitoring checked all shipment details through the journey, with Envirotainer’s new Control Tower service ready to respond ... [+]

Qatar approves Releye RAP temperature-controlled container

Qatar Airways Cargo has approved Envirotainer’s Releye RAP temperature-controlled airfreight container, launched on 9 February. Based on the same platform and technology as the three-pallet Releye RLP launched in 2021, the Releye RAP is the second in a family of temperature-controlled containers that Envirotainer is developing. Envirotainer says it offers the largest internal ... [+]

Anglo-Dutch airline and Envirotainer sign green pact

Envirotainer has signed a sustainability collaboration agreement with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) for pharmaceuticals. The carrier has approved the newly introduced Envirotainer Releye container and is in the process of implementing it in its booking system. It says it provides outstanding environmental performance, delivering up to 90% ... [+]

We’ve moved a billion vaccines – but we must do much more, says Envirotainer

Airfreight coldchain specialist Envirotainer is calling for continued collaboration between pharmaceutical firms and the logistics industry as it marked the billionth Covid vaccine carried in its fleet of over 6,500 temperature-controlled air cargo containers. With much of Europe introducing new lockdowns in the face of the Omicron surge, the whole sector ... [+]

The big chill

Cold chain airfreight specialist Envirotainer has launched a CryoSure platform for pharmaceuticals requiring transport at -70oC. Whereas most temperature-controlled pharmaceuticals have involved temperature ranges of 2–8°C and 15–25°C, many pharma products and biospecimen samples require below -70°C shipments. Moreover, many new cell and gene therapy, clinical development, other non-finished products as ... [+]

Temperature controlled shipments for Ebola crisis

Charter firm Air Partner and cold chain specialist Envirotainer have worked together to organise charter aircraft shipments to help with the Ebola crisis in West AfricaThe first shipment with Envirotainer’s RAP e2 container transported temperature sensitive medical supplies to Freetown, Sierra Leone. Air Partner's director for freight, Richard Smith, said: ... [+]

New temperature controlled unit for Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus has gained Irish Aviation Authority approval for another type of active temperature-controlled unit load device – the Envirotainer RKN e2. It already has approval for the RAP e1. Temperature-controlled units are important for the transport of pharmaceuticals, a major Irish export. [+]

Companies sign cold chain container deal

Envirotainer has signed a worldwide agreement with ULD management company CHEP Aerospace Solutions to strengthen its offering in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. It will also establish four new competence centres in Atlanta, Amsterdam, Singapore and Vienna to supply air cargo containers to the cold chain market. The two companies ... [+]

More cool stations for DB Schenker

DB Schenker Logistics has expanded its range of temperature-controlled air freight services, gaining accreditation from temperature controlled airfreight container operator Envirotainer for its locations in Zurich, Basel, Indianapolis, Tokyo, Osaka, Melbourne and Sydney. Services are geared specifically to customers in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries and increasingly to the market ... [+]

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