June 15, 2007 — STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN — Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo has extended its partnership with Envirotainer to serve the pharmaceutical market with active temperature-controlled air cargo solutions.
Stephane Lemaire, pharma industry director of Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo, says, “For several years Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo has been a partner of many leading players in the pharmaceutical industry to ensure quality and on-time delivery of their temperature-sensitive shipments. In our dedicated product range for the pharmaceutical industry, Variation Pharma, our Closed Cool Chain solution Variation Pharma 1, dedicated to goods requiring the strictest temperature control, is successfully ensured through the use of Envirotainer’s high quality equipment.”
Martin Peter, vice president, sales, of Envirotainer, adds, “Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo is Envirotainer’s biggest customer and partner. They are highly respected providers of cold chain solutions in the air cargo world. Together, we will continue to focus on increasing service and quality to satisfy the growing needs for cold chain solutions in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.”
Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo is the dedicated air cargo business of Air France-KLM and offers an integrated network to and from Europe with more than 400 destinations worldwide. Its dedicated international pharma sales team has extensive industry expertise focused on local market requirements, while maintaining awareness of customers’ global logistics requirements. Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo offers reliable transfer, dedicated handling, and monitoring of pharmaceutical shipments within the dedicated global network via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The “Variation Pharma” product range is specially designed for shipping pharmaceutical and medical goods.
Envirotainer, pioneer and leader of the active temperature-controlled air cargo container market, has recently decided to focus solely on serving the pharmaceutical market with its fleet of more than 3,500 active temperature controlled air cargo containers. Last month, Envirotainer announced it has increased its fleet of the latest dry-ice container generation by 10%.
Envirotainer is a registered trademark owned by the company Envirotainer AB.