Keeping cargo cool


Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco, is one of the largest global providers of temperature assurance packaging for the safe and efficient transport of pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines and other temperature-sensitive products.

Sonoco ThermoSafe shipping solutions seek to mitigate risk for customers and ensure product efficacy throughout the extremes of a supply chain. With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Sonoco ThermoSafe has a vast product offering featuring industry-leading technology that encompasses refrigerated, frozen or controlled room temperature applications. In addition, Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISC Labs® deliver individualised design and testing services and innovative packaging solutions along with qualification and validation services to meet all regulatory requirements.

“LogiPharma is an important event for Sonoco ThermoSafe because it brings together all healthcare supply chain stakeholders to tackle business critical issues. One priority for pharma is how to evaluate and implement sustainability into supply chains,” Gary Morgan, General Manager, Sonoco ThermoSafe said.

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Sonoco is a leader in sustainable packaging – not just by offering state-of-the art reusable, recyclable solutions; but also by achieving our own aggressive sustainability goals while reporting into Ecovadis, Dow Jones and Sedex indexes. The Company ranked first in the Packaging sector on Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies for 2022 as well as being included in Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies for the fourth-consecutive year. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programmes for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging, Better Life.

“Join us at our Logipharma Masterclass on “Pharmaceutical Packaging 4.0: The Future is Sustainable, Reusable and Rentable”, Tuesday 25th April. Sonoco ThermoSafe and Biogen will explain the implementation of a reusable, rental parcel thermal packaging programme in Europe,” Andrew Heholt, Director of Business Development & Orion Product Manager, Sonoco ThermoSafe, said.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe knows that when cold chain logistics fail, lives can be put at risk due to thermally compromised pharmaceutical products.

“That’s why we set out to innovate and create the safest and most user-friendly air freight container available, to reduce the risks and ensure valuable pharmaceutical products arrive in perfect condition and on- time. Drawing upon the extensive industry experience of ThermoSafe and leveraging the latest technology developed in ISC labs, we are proud to offer the market the Pegasus ULD that delivers superior performance and unmatched duration – up to 13 days at 2-8°C,” Federico Lupp, Head of Business Development Bulk Rental EMEA & APAC, Sonoco ThermoSafe said.

As the only Advanced Passive Temperature Control Container (TCC) on the market, we expect lively dialogue on how combining the ease of a ULD with passive cooling technology simplifies shipping and airport operations. As a reusable container, it reduces waste and improves sustainability by streamlining return logistics. The Pegasus ULD has Master Lease Agreements in place with most major airlines offering an extensive global network to multi- national pharmaceutical companies.