Are airports and ground handlers in APAC ready for a vaccine? That was the question we tried to answer when we published part 1 of this Q&A series with Changi Airport. The airport says it has 12 companies that are CEIV certified, with UPS SCS (Singapore) and DSV Air & Sea Singapore joining the others to form Pharma@Changi. dnata meanwhile introduced cool dolly services at the air cargo hub to provide cold storage capabilities. This would mitigate the risk of temperature excursion … [Read more...] about Part 2: Are airports and ground handlers in APAC ready for a vaccine?
American Airlines Cargo officially opened the ExpediteTC° cold storage pharmaceutical facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Strategically placed in the northeast pharmaceutical corridor, this high-tech facility and its specially trained employees are key elements in the effective handling of the sensitive, valuable and potentially life-saving products shipped through the international cold chain. This facility is a continuation of American’s investment in the infrastructure to … [Read more...] about AAC opens cold chain facility in Philadephia
TAM Cargo inaugurated its new R$38 million (US$11.6 million) terminal, intended exclusively for domestic cargo. With a total surface area of 15,000 m², the new terminal is the largest owned by LATAM Group in Brazil. Located in the Guarulhos area, on Hélio Smidt Highway, the terminal has been restructured and provides new services that represent a significant improvement, considering that the previous one, also located in the vicinity of the airport, had a total surface … [Read more...] about TAM Cargo inaugurates new terminal in Brazil
Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company backed by Bay Grove, is beginning an expansion of its Tacoma, Washington cold storage distribution facility. The new project will be completed in 2015 and will close to triple the building’s frozen warehouse capacity. With the expansion, Lineage’s leading presence in the region will total nearly 1.5 million square feet of refrigerated warehousing space across five warehouses located in Seattle, Algona, Tacoma and Centralia. … [Read more...] about Lineage to expand Tacoma cold chain facility
DB Schenker opens a new freight forwarding facility in Queensland, Australia to handle dry and perishable freight. The company said that the new Eagle Farm facility at Trade Coast Central, 9km from Brisbane’s International Airport, complements its existing dry freight handling capabilities with the inclusion of 1,100 square metres (sqm) of cool rooms. The addition of the cool rooms will enable the company to handle the import and export of healthcare and perishables products including … [Read more...] about DB Schenker opens Brisbane cold storage facility