Cathay Pacific Cargo signs agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions
To better facilitate the shipment of temperature-sensitive goods and pharmaceutical products, Cathay Pacific Cargo has signed a master agreement DoKaSch Temperature Solutions for renting the latest-technology active containers, the RKN and RAP Opticooler. The service will be rolled out across the airline’s network in the first quarter of 2015.
Mark Sutch, general manager cargo, sales and marketing, Cathay Pacific said, “Cathay Pacific Cargo is pleased to be the first Asian carrier offering our customers an alternative solution for their temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments. In a growing market, and in Asia in particular, we can provide the entire range of active containers, enabling us to offer our customers the best possible air-cargo solution to meet their needs.”
Anand Yedery, regional cargo manager, South Asia, Middle East & Africa, said, “Most temperature sensitive shipments from India consist of pharmaceutical products which is one of the key drivers of exports from India, especially from cities like Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. This agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions will further strengthen our Pharma LIFT product in India, thereby offering alternative solutions to our new and existing new customers.”
Andreas Seitz, managing director, DoKaSch Temperature Solutions said, “We are pleased to sign this contract with one of the leading carriers of temperature-sensitive goods. We are convinced that this cooperation with Cathay Pacific will provide a great solution for pharmaceutical shippers and forwarders around the globe.”
DoKaSch Temperature Solutions provides state-of-the-art climate-control solutions for temperature-sensitive air cargo. The DoKaSch containers safeguard the efficacy of vital pharmaceuticals throughout global transportation chains. The ‘Made in Germany’ Opticooler is known and valued for its reliability and performance.