Monday, July 22, 2024

va-Q-tec unveils Thermal Coat

Dr. Ravi Prakash Marthur from Dr. Reddys Laboratories and Christopher J. Storch, Global Head of Sales at va-Q-tec, introduced Thermal Coat – a “game-changer in temperature-controlled supply chains for pharmaceutical air and sea freight” at air cargo India 2024.Thermal Coat boasts unique va-Q-gel technology, revolutionizing the transport of temperature-sensitive goods. With its unique composition and […]

Envirotainer and va-Q-tec combine into one business

Envirotainer is a specialist in secure cold chain solutions for the shipment of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals. va-Q-tec is a pioneer in the area of thermal insulations and thermal energy efficiency and offers a wide range of temperature-controlled packaging solutions, that are based on an award-winning vacuum insulation panel technology, as well as different types of phase […]

Sartorius and va-Q-tec announce a long-term partnership for the joint development of innovative transport systems for the biopharmaceutical industry

va-Q-tec, a pioneer of highly efficient products and solutions in the field of thermal insulation, and Sartorius, a leading international supplier of technologies that help translate scientific discoveries into effective patient care, announced today a partnership to optimize logistics for shipping bulk drug substances (BDS). BDS are extremely temperature-sensitive and high-value goods and the partnership […]

Webinar on global vaccine distribution

va-Q-tec has been the innovative manufacturer of highly efficient thermal containers and boxes for 20 years and is considered one of the leading experts in the field of temperature-controlled logistics. With its hightech transport containers and boxes, the company offers safe and reliable solutions for the logistics of the Corona vaccine both for international long-distance […]

va-Q-tec honoured second consecutive time as a Top Innovator 2019

va-Q-tec, a provider of high-efficiency products and solutions in the field of thermal insulation and TempChain logistics, was honoured as Top Innovator 2019 at the TOP 100 innovation competition. For the second time in a row, the Würzburg-based company made it into the German innovation elite, even finishing second in the finals among nearly 400 […]

va-Q-tec opens up in Singapore

va-Q-tec has expanded its global footprint in Asia Pacific with the establishment of an entity in Singapore. Singapore is a central logistics hub with a modern airport and infrastructure, and home to more than 30 pharmaceutical technology firms with offices and manufacturing plants. The temperature controlled pharma market is projected to grow in excess of […]

va-Q-tec expands in South America with Montevideo operations

Va-Q-tec has opened a new Latin American head office and operations facility in Montevideo, Uruguay as it looks to expand in the region. The site will function as a key hub for va-Q-tec’s rental services and as a fulfilment station from July 2018 onwards. Group director sales Latin America and president of va-Q-tec Uruguay, Edgardo […]

XLxent, AirBridgeCargo carries a record 19 va-Q-tainers in one flight

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has carried a record 19 va-Q-tainers XLx on board a single flight for its customer, Biotech & Pharma Logistics (BPL). The high performance passive containers were delivered to Frankfurt ready to load and go on board one of ABC’s Boeing 747-8 Freighter services to their final destination in Moscow. The dedicated pharma […]

Cathay Pacific signs global rental agreement with va-Q-tec

Cathay Pacific Cargo has signed a global rental agreement with va-Q-tec to provide the airline with passive thermal containers for its Pharma LIFT portfolio. The thermal containers are available in five different sizes, taking up to two US pallets inside, and in six different temperature ranges from -60C to +25C. The airline was the first […]

va-Q-tec and Japan Airlines sign cold chain logistics deal

Va-Q-tec and Japan Airlines have announced a global cooperation, offering an extended availability of passive thermal containers in one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in Asia. The company says customers to benefit from the extensive network of the airfreight company and the advanced technology of the packaging export, providing an opportunity for temperature-controlled transport of […]

Va-Q-tec and Aeroméxico Cargo sign container agreement

Va-Q-tec and Aeroméxico Cargo have signed a global agreement for the transport of temperature-sensitive goods. Mexico is Latin America’s second-largest pharma market and the collaboration will see door-to-door cold chain shipping solutions to pharmaceutical and life science customers. Va-Q-tec chief executive officer, Joachim Kuhn says: “We are delighted to commence our cooperation with Aeroméxico Cargo, bringing our […]

Lufthansa Cargo and va-Q-tec sign container agreement

Lufthansa Cargo and va-Q-tec are to cooperate in the passive temperature-controlled container market after signing an agreement. As part of the partnership, containers from va-Q-tec are now available worldwide at numerous stations of the German carrier. Customers shipping pharmaceutical goods will benefit from the partnership of Lufthansa Cargo and the advanced container rental service from va-Q-tec. […]

EgyptAir Cargo to launch new pharma product

EgyptAir Cargo

EgyptAir Cargo is to launch a pharmaceuticals product this summer using passive containers from va-Q-tec’s passive container rental service. The two companies sealed the deal at last week’s Air Cargo Europe event in Munich. The North African carrier has signed a deal which will it use temperature-controlled solutions for six temperature ranges from -70 degrees Celsius to […]

Emirates SkyCargo enters agreements to boost pharma offering

Emirates SkyCargo has increased its services available to pharmaceutical customers by signing agreements for global container rental services with SkyCell and va-Q-tec adding to its existing cooperation with Envirotainer. Both deal were signed at air cargo europe in Munich last week and the carrier says both will allow it to offer its customers a variety of specialised temperature controlled containers for pharma […]

TAP Cargo and va-Q-tec sign container rental agreement

TAP Cargo – the cargo division of TAP Portugal – has signed a global rental agreement with va-Q-tec for temperature-controlled transport of pharmaceuticals. The deal was announced at this week’s air cargo europe in Munich. The two companies say the combination of TAP Portugal’s routes and va-Q-tec advanced passive container rental services will provide benefits to pharmaceutical […]

Cargolux strengthens pharma product with va-Q-tec container deal

Cargolux Airlines International has strengthened its CV Pharma product by signing a global rental agreement to use va-Q-tec advanced passive containers. It says the va-Q-tec thermal containers enable enhanced cool chain transportation without temperature deviation from production site to consignee. Cargolux started flying to Aguadilla in Puerto Rico last month mainly to cater for the […]

IAG Cargo signs rental container agreement with Va-Q-tec

IAG Cargo has signed a global rental container agreement with Va-Q-tec – to use for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo products. IAG says it allows customers to utilise Va-Q-tainers to move their cargo in a “safe and cost efficient way”. The Va-Q-tainers deployed will provide temperature controlled solutions for six temperature ranges ranging from -70 degrees Celsius to +25 degrees […]

New fulfillment centre for va-Q-tec

va-Q-tec has opened a new Fulfillment Centre for its serviced rental business at the company’s headquarters in Wuerzburg. At the site, various high-performance packaging systems, from thermal transport boxes to airfreight containers, are prepared for each customer’s transport requirements – meeting the demands of pharmaceutical and temperature-sensitive cargo. va-Q-tec says healthcare companies are particularly dependent on […]

Alitalia and va-Q-tec sign deal for temperature controlled containers

Alitalia and va-Q-tec have signed an agreement for transporting temperature sensitive goods, meaning the airlines’ customers can rent high-performance passive containers. As part of the deal, Alitalia customers now have access to containers, which can control temperatures between -60 and +25C. Pharmaceutical shippers and forwarding agents can order the Load & Go service through the […]

Swiss WorldCargo signs container partnership with va-Q-tec

Swiss WorldCargo has signed a partnership agreement with va-Q-tec for passive cold chain containers to support pharmaceutical manufacturers and forwarders shipping temperature sensitive products. The partnership was signed at SWISS’s Zurich headquarters on 18 April by va-Q-tec managing director, Dominic Hyde and SWISS head of cargo, Ashwin Bhat. va-Q-tec’s portfolio includes five container sizes taking […]

Yusen Logistics and va-Q-tec open Mumbai pharma station

Yusen Logistics and va-Q-tec have opened a va-Q-tec Network Station in Mumbai, which they says allow customers reliable temperature-controlled pharmaceutical shipments to and from India. Since October this year, va-Q-tec customers have been able to return containers to the local station, as well as receive preconditioned, ready to load and go va-Q-tainer containers from local […]