Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Mexico City joins United Cargo TempControl network

United Cargo has extended its TempControl network for temperature-sensitive products to Mexico City through its interline agreement with AeroUnion. TempControl shipments destined for Mexico City International Airport via the interline service may be tendered at any certified handling location in United Cargo’s TempControl network. Shipments will be transported to Los Angeles International Airport then transferred […]

WebCargo and United Cargo to open online portal

United Cargo and WebCargo by Freightos will work together to design and release a new online portal based on WebCargo Horizon. The online portal will provide customers with expanded on-demand booking, dynamic pricing and real-time updates on United’s global cargo network. The portal is the first of many digital transformation strategies for the carrier, with […]

SkyCell enhances United Cargo TempControl

United Cargo has enhanced its TempControl service by becoming the first US carrier to lease and transport temperature-sensitive containers manufactured by SkyCell. The SkyCell containers feature patented insulation and a special rechargeable cooling temperature. Each container is equipped with internet of things sensors that connect to SkyCell’s cloud-based blockchain-encrypted software, which monitor temperature, humidity and […]

United Cargo gives CSafe RAP the thumbs up

United Cargo has enhanced its TempControl service for shippers of life science products and pharmaceuticals by approving CSafe RAP active containers. The CSafe RAP utilises innovative heating and compressor-driven cooling technologies, along with advanced ThermoCor VIP insulation to maintain constant temperatures even at extreme ambient temperatures. The payload compartment of 6.68m3 carries up to four […]

United Cargo accepts Savsu’s evo Cold Chain system

United Cargo has enhanced its TempControl and LifeGuard services by accepting the evo Cold Chain 2.0 system developed by Savsu Technologies. The evo Cold Chain 2.0 system is a fully integrated system designed to provide end-to-end transport protection and visibility for live cells used in biotechnology and precision medicine applications. Savsu Technologies president, Bruce McCormick […]

United Cargo signs lease agreement with Sonoco ThermoSafe

United Cargo has signed a global lease agreement with Sonoco ThermoSafe, allowing TempControl customers to lease PharmaPort 360 bulk shipping containers directly from the airline. The PharmaPort 360 is the industry’s only active temperature-controlled container with a fully integrated Federal Aviation Administration approved telemetry system, providing real-time, cloud-based data, precisely synchronised with GPS location on […]

United – Lufthansa cargo joint venture gets off the ground

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have launched their air cargo joint venture with the two airlines jointly managing sales and bookings from 3 May. Starting on selected routed from the USA, Italy, United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany, the carriers are now jointly managing sales and bookings of standard and express shipments. They will expand the […]

Addressing gaps in pharma logistics the key to growth

There is no disputing the substantial growth of high-yield pharmaceutical traffic, but as more and more players join the bandwagon, are pharma shippers getting all they bargained for? Donald Urquhart writes. With an estimated $12 billion currently being spent on cold chain biopharma logistics, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts this figure will rise […]

United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo sign joint venture agreement

New United Airlines Cargo website

United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo have signed a joint venture agreement to share routes between the US and Europe, with business day 1 due later this year. The signing initiates the implementation phase of the joint venture during which the carriers will align their cargo IT systems and business processes. Customers will be able to […]

Network feeder partners targeted by United

New United Airlines Cargo website

United Cargo is looking at finding a feeder partner with a carrier into Vietnam and may also seek to find one to the Middle East from Europe. This comes after the carrier enhanced its cooperation with Lufthansa in December last year to include cargo operations on routes between the US and Europe. United Cargo president, […]

United Cargo opens TempControl Center at Newark

United Cargo has opened its TempControl Center at Newark Liberty International Airport for temperature sensitive cargo. The facility was opened on 6 January in an event attended by United Cargo president, Jan Krems, and United Cargo senior manager of cargo operations at Newark, Jose Rosado. It includes temperature controlled rooms, capacity for 48 RKN units, […]