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Additional AA Cargo widebody targets Puerto Rican pharma

January 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will add a daily A330-200 widebody flight to its extant twice daily narrow-body scheduled service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL is home to American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated, 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility, making Philly an important nodeRead More

SATS, Bengaluru make moves for India’s lucrative pharma shipments

SATS, Bengaluru make moves for India’s lucrative pharma shipments

October 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

India’s first integrated, on-airport perishable-cargo handling center held its soft opening at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru. At Bengaluru, perishable cargo volume has had a 15 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in recent years. The new addition, run by Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS) and called CoolPort,Read More

100212-N-4047W-021 ABOARD USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20), At Anchor (Feb. 12, 2010) Bottles of acyclovir and sterile water sit at the intravenous fluid mixing station in the pharmacy aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20).  The anti-virals are given to Haitian patients aboard the hospital ship to help them with various conditions.  Comfort is in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response, providing medical care to some of the 300,000 people injured in a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that decimated the city Jan. 12.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shannon Warner/Released)

Delta Cargo enhances pharma handling at Rio de Janiero

June 15, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Rio de Janiero is now a Delta Cargo Variation Pharma 4 station, making it the first in Latin America. Effective June 13, the Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport (GIG) became one of only 49 airports around the world certified to handle Variation Pharma products, and one of a selectRead More

Panalpina earns its first CEIV-pharma cert at Brussels

Panalpina earns its first CEIV-pharma cert at Brussels

April 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Continuing a long string of supply-chain stakeholders that have concentrated on improving their pharmaceutical handling operations at Brussels Airport, Panalpina’s facility has earned its Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharma traffic. The achievement represents the first Panalpina station to earn a cert via the IATA’s much-sought-afterRead More

DHL opens urban logistics center in Singapore

DHL opens urban logistics center in Singapore

April 21, 2016 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

To prepare for an expected increase in pharmaceutical and high-tech air cargo traffic in the Southeast Asian region, DHL Supply Chain has opened a new logistics center in Singapore that the company said will improve the efficiency of its current operations by 20 percent. The design, DHL said, will beRead More

Swiss WorldCargo inks Va-Q-tec container agreement

Swiss WorldCargo inks Va-Q-tec container agreement

April 20, 2016 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Swiss WorldCargo recently signed a partnership agreement with container manufacturer Va-Q-tec to provide passive temperature-controlled ULDs for the transport of pharmaceuticals and other sensitive goods. The signing ceremony was held at the Zurich offices of Swiss WorldCargo’s parent company, Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. “Va-Q-tec has been requested by pharmaRead More

Three to watch: Reich righting the ship at Cargolux

Three to watch: Reich righting the ship at Cargolux

December 1, 2015 at 1:08 am 0 comments

When Dirk Reich, a former executive with forwarder Kuehne + Nagel, was appointed president and CEO of Luxembourg- based cargo carrier Cargolux International in March 2014, the carrier was deeply riven by personnel changes, labor concerns over foreign investment ventures and the lingering stain of the surcharge price fixing scandalRead More

CAL Group first to earn CEIV for air and ground

CAL Group first to earn CEIV for air and ground

November 11, 2015 at 9:55 pm 0 comments

Tel-Aviv-based CAL Group recently became the first logistics group to earn IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators, Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV-Pharma) certification for its airline, ground handling and roadfeeder operations. The CEIV-Pharma certification applies to the group’s hub at Liège Airport, including facilities, equipment, operations and staff. CAL’s road-feeder servicesRead More