LOT Cargo adopts CSafe Global temp-controlled active containers 

Poland-based LOT Cargo has become the latest carrier to offer CSafe RKN and CSafe RAP active temperature-controlled containers, CSafe announced Tuesday.  According to the statement, the products will support LOT Cargo temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical and life science shipments throughout the carrier’s network, which includes direct links between the key markets of Europe with the U.S., Asia–Pacific and India.  The move continues CSafe’s growth, as the […]

CSafe opens cool-container service center near Amsterdam 

Today, U.S.-based CSafe Global expanded its footprint in Europe with the announcement it had opened a new service center in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.   The new facility is located 9 minutes by road from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and is designed to service inbound and outbound traffic of the company’s active temperature-controlled container models, CSafe RKN and CSafe RAP, used by carriers at the airport.   CSafe’s RAP […]

Agency approval of new CSafe RAP active container opens E.U. market

Cold-chain packaging manufacturer CSafe Global has received approval for its new CSafe RAP active container from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), expanding its customer base in the pharmaceutical and life-sciences market, for companies shipping temperature-sensitive products globally. The EASA is an E.U. agency that regulates civilian aviation safety. The agency’s approval means that EASA-regulated […]

AA Cargo to lease CSafe ULDs

American Airlines Cargo can now lease CSafe Global RKN units to its customers. With active temperature controls, the ULD units are able to maintain a range of 39 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit through long flights and extended hold times. By adding the option to lease the units, American said it should simplify the shipping process […]

ULDs: Going one way?

CSafe Global, which leases active thermal pallet shipping units and mobile refrigerators, has expanded its one-way trip lease options. Now customers can return a CSafe RKN, used to transport temperature-sensitive cargo, at no fee to more than half of the service centers in the CSafe network. Additionally, new one-way options allow lessees to end their […]

Also in the News

United Cargo has designated logistics firm Crane Worldwide Logistics as its sole Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) freight-forwarding partner. CRAF is a program in which airlines agree to make their aircraft and flight crews available to the Department of Defense (DOD) in times of crisis. Under the agreement, United Cargo, a subsidiary of United Airlines, […]

The week in brief

VG Cargo GmbH celebrated the opening of a third state-of-the-art cargo terminal on Sept. 19 at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. The company built a 15,000-square-meter warehouse directly on the apron. VG Cargo now has more than 35,000 square meters of warehouse space at Frankfurt-Hahn. Also, the company added Air China Cargo as a new customer effective Sept. […]
  • September 24, 2014