trans-o-flex ambient launched in Germany


trans-o-flex Schnell-Lieferdienst announced that it has introduced trans-o-flex ambient, a German-wide network for the transportation of pharmaceuticals. The operation of the network requires 80 actively temperature-controlled semitrailers for the regular traffic services, 60 fully temperature-controlled lorries for the pick-up and delivery of pallets as well as approximately 1,500 distribution vehicles with thermos boxes.

Christian Knoblich, Managing Director of trans-o-flex Logistics Group responsible for the Pharmaceuticals business said, “We are very proud of our team, which managed to realise our extremely demanding trans-o-flex ambient project without delay and took this unique network into operation according to schedule.”

trans-o-flex ambient has been developed to transport pharmaceuticals on pallets or in parcels within the temperature range of between 15°C and 25°C without any additional thermally-insulating packaging. Transportation takes place with special temperature-controlled vehicles as well as in conventional vehicles equipped with actively temperature-controlled thermos boxes. The temperature is monitored and documented over the entire transport chain. A completely temperature-controlled sorting centre is available for the central handling of the goods.

In addition to this, all of the other hubs also operate fully air-conditioned and temperature-controlled storage areas. The network also has a shipment tracking system that records the individual temperature curves for every single shipment. The system meets the intensified rules of the EU- Good Distribution Practice.

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