TAP Cargo, va-Q-tec agreement focusing on Brazilian pharma market

(l-r) Rita Costa Silva (Business Development manager, TAP Cargo), Katharina Leibacher (Partner Alliance & Business Development director, va-Q-tec Limited) and José Anjo former VP Cargo and Mail, TAP Cargo) after the agreement signing ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal.

TAP Cargo, the Cargo division of TAP Portugal, the leading Portuguese carrier, have announced the signing of a global rental agreement with va-Q-tec, the leading provider of high-performance thermal containers for temperature-controlled transport of pharmaceuticals.

The combination of TAP Portugal’s unique routes and va-Q-tec advanced passive container rental services provides significant benefits to pharmaceutical customers enabling deviation-free transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, the carrier said.

Katharina Leibacher, business development director at va-Q-tec, said: “The partnership with TAP is important for va-Q-tec and our customers serving the pharmaceutical market in Brazil. TAP Cargo provides a direct and unique gateway from Europe to Brazilian pharma hubs, like Brasilia, which is strongly demanded by the market.”

The high-quality transport containers, called ‘va-Q-tainer’ deployed by va-Q-tec, provide temperature controlled solutions for six temperature ranges from -70°C to +25°C in five sizes, taking up to two US pallets inside.

These advanced passive thermal containers made by va-Q-tec offer constant temperature control for several days without using external energy sources. This award winning technology enables deviation-free shipments of temperature sensitive goods worldwide.

“Brazil is a big pharma consumer market, importing high value pharmaceuticals from Europe and other markets”, added Rita Costa Silva, responsible for Business Development of TAP Cargo: “The container rental agreement with va-Q-tec marks a milestone to providing customers with advanced options for the safe transport of cool chain air freight,” she said.

 

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 TAP Cargo, va-Q-tec agreement focusing on Brazilian pharma market
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