Booking specialist – Ostelli Della Gioventu Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:20:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Booking specialist – Ostelli Della Gioventu 32 32 Cathay Pacific reorganizes its pharmaceutical freight unit Tue, 22 Nov 2022 21:02:49 +0000
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Cathay Pacific Cargo is consolidating and updating its unit for pharmaceutical customers under a new name, Cathay Pharma, and making it easier to identify all possible options for pharmaceutical shipments in a more streamlined way. The refresh follows several busy years in which Cathay Pacific Cargo has provided innovation and expertise to meet the ever-changing needs of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. This has resulted in progress, including ultra trackthe Vaccine solution and a redesign Priority solution.

Cargo Director Tom Owen said, “With these developments, we felt it was the perfect time to renew our specialist shipping solution for our pharmaceutical customers. We understand all too well the potential costs in lives and dollars if pharmaceutical shipments do not arrive in perfect condition, and we want to ensure that we are continually improving and adapting to industry trends and developments. as they occur.

Cathay Pharma is divided into two simplified headings – Assets and Liabilities. The Active solution uses “active” containers with thermostatic mechanisms, while Passive uses passive refrigerants and insulation to maintain temperature. Bookings made under Active and Passive include prompt ground handling and priority tarmac transfers, to limit the risk of temperature excursions when shipments are exposed to ambient outside temperatures. Cathay Pharma offers four transport temperature ranges to meet the most common types of pharmaceutical shipments, including ERT – extended ambient temperature: +2°C to +25°C – which is newly available in response to customer demand Of the industry. Cathay Pacific Cargo offers containers from seven partner suppliers capable of reaching specific temperatures within an operating range of -80°C to +40°C. This has created the largest choice in Asia for pharmaceutical customers.

Customers making a Cathay Pharma reservation can track the progress and status of their shipment with 24/7 visibility and proactive mitigation of OCC offered by the Ultra Track service using our Bluetooth data, with the option of data integration via application programming interfaces (APIs) compliant with IATA ONE Record standards. 3

Every aspect of the shipping journey in our Hong Kong hub has been CEIV Pharma certified across the airport community since 2017. Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal recently opened the largest dedicated pharmaceutical processing center at Hong Kong International Airport. Kong, doubling the terminal’s temperature-controlled storage capacity. and further improve its pharmaceutical capacity. The facility includes truck docks with inflatable insulation to maintain ambient temperature during loading, mobile power points to refill containers, and monitoring systems that enable real-time temperature and humidity management. humidity.

Across the network, Cathay Pacific Cargo has more than 70 qualified pharmaceutical centers. Only trained and qualified personnel are permitted to handle Cathay Pharma shipments as additional insurance for shipments.

“With our team of expert handlers and technologically advanced offering, we believe Cathay Pharma is a comprehensive, best-in-class range of specialist and professional air freight services for temperature-sensitive shipments, including deliveries in the field of life sciences,” added Owen. . “It is designed to meet customer needs and ensure that high-value, life-saving pharmaceutical shipments arrive in perfect condition.”

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