Va-Q-tec, Japan Airlines cooperate in cold chain logistics

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(L-r) Yosuke Takano, team leader Cold Chain Logistics of Japan Airlines and Takehiro Takasaki, country manager of va-Q-tec Japan.
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Va-Q-tec, a leading provider of high-performance thermal containers for temperature-controlled cold chain logistics, announced a global cooperation with Japan Airlines.

The collaboration between Japan Airlines offers an extended availability of passive thermal containers in one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in Asia. Customers benefit from the extensive network of the air-freight company and the advanced technology of the packaging expert, which provides a unique opportunity for temperature-controlled transport of valuable pharmaceuticals, the duo said.

Takehiro Takasaki, country manager at va-Q-tec Japan said: “We are proud to announce Japan Airline, a high class air-freight company, as a strong partner for temperature-controlled pharma shipments. The cooperation increases the network in Japan tremendously.”

In Sook Yoo, head of business development Asia at va-Q-tec added: “We pursue a strong growth strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. Besides the establishment of a subsidiary in Japan and the Japanese network station for operating cold chain supply transports, the cooperation with Japan Airlines is one important accomplishment for reaching our ambitious objectives in Japan.”

va-Q-tec is represented through subsidiaries in South Korea, as well as, in Japan and operates several networking stations. The company said it invests in cooperation with air-freight companies, airlines, freight forwarders, integrators and logistics service provider to offer the high-quality transport containers and logistic services at several sites.

The transport containers 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. These advanced passive thermal containers made by va-Q-tec offer constant temperature control for several days without using external energy sources.

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