Cathay Pacific Cargo announced that it has signed a master agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions for renting its active containers, the RKN and RAP Opticooler. DoKaSch Temperature Solutions provides climate-control solutions for temperature-sensitive air freight.
The aim of the agreement is to better facilitate the shipment of temperature-sensitive goods and pharmaceutical products. The containers will be rolled out across the airline’s network in the first quarter of 2015.
“Cathay Pacific Cargo is pleased to be the first Asian carrier offering our customers an alternative solution for their temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments,” said Mark Sutch, Cathay Pacific’s General Manager Cargo Sales & Marketing. “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.”
Andreas Seitz, Managing Director of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions said, “We are very 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.”
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