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Temperature controlled shipments for Ebola crisis

[ November 21, 2014   //   ]

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: “The humanitarian response is facing a massive task trying to tackle Ebola in West Africa. Air Partner has been working with a number of agencies to provide air charters in very challenging circumstances. We have successfully delivered several consignments already and with the temperature controlled unit from Envirotainer we can now implement delivery of much needed temperature sensitive medical supplies.”

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