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Etihad Cargo celebrates ten years of strategic partnership with Envirotainer

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, is celebrating the carrier’s ten-year strategic partnership with Envirotainer, a global market leader in actual chilly chain solutions for air transport of pharmaceuticals.

This milestone marks a decade of excellence in transporting temperature-pretty pharmaceuticals across the globe, combining Etihad Cargo’s entire global network and journey with Envirotainer’s innovative container solutions. For the reason that partnership took flight in 2013, Etihad Cargo has utilised Envirotainer’s unit load gadgets (ULDs) to toughen the safety and quality of pharmaceutical shipments by ability of the carrier’s International Air Transport Association (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Just Validators (CEIV)-certified PharmaLife product.

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In 2023, Etihad Cargo utilised Envirotainer’s inspiring containers on 134 per cent more journeys than the outdated year. The carrier also finished a 37 per cent model bigger in pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments, marking the excellent volumes in Etihad Cargo’s history. This boost demonstrates Etihad Cargo’s continued investment in its infrastructure, product choices and partnerships, which have enabled the carrier to contribute to constructing a healthcare ecosystem in Abu Dhabi and a sturdy global pharma offer chain.

Underscoring the carrier’s dedication to declaring quality across its chilly chain operations, Etihad Cargo has been awarded the accepted Certified Envirotainer Suppliers (QEP) accreditation for its Abu Dhabi hub and a additional 29 stations across its intensive network. This accreditation is a testomony to Etihad Cargo’s sturdy dedication and adherence to the excellent requirements of reliability and quality within the temperature-managed freight industry.

The collaboration between Etihad Cargo and Envirotainer extends beyond container provision, emphasising excellence in training and requirements elevation. Thus a long way, 16 of Etihad Cargo’s Pharma Champions have undergone specialised training at the Envirotainer Academy, making certain Etihad Cargo’s possibilities make the lots of the most an knowledgeable and knowledgeable consultants within the pharmaceutical logistics sector.

Moreover, this partnership has embodied a shared imaginative and prescient for innovation, particularly in leveraging abilities to streamline processes and toughen transparency correct through the global pharmaceutical offer chain. Etihad Cargo and Envirotainer are for the time being constructing a unified reserving platform. This initiative promises to simplify the container reserving direction of and provide possibilities with more transparent and atmosphere friendly tracking capabilities.

Thomas Schürmann, Head of Cargo Operations & Supply at Etihad Cargo, acknowledged: “Etihad Cargo’s decade-long partnership with Envirotainer reflects the shared ongoing dedication to constructing a more sturdy, resilient and transparent global healthcare ecosystem. Thru this collaboration, Etihad Cargo has been ready to say the seamless shipping of fundamental lifestyles-saving medicines to toughen the lives of of us across the field while overcoming logistical challenges and providing transparency.”

“This fundamental milestone highlights the appropriate collaboration between our two corporations and resonates with our mission of enabling global get entry to to biopharmaceuticals. We preserve up for continuing to work collectively to additional toughen and innovate the chilly chain,” acknowledged Akos Balkanyi, World Key Memoir Manager.

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As Etihad Cargo and Envirotainer have fun a decade of partnership, both organisations preserve up for continuing their joint efforts to device the pharmaceutical logistics industry through innovation, excellence, and a mutual dedication to quality and customer satisfaction.

Jason Heien