va-Q-tec and Japan Airlines sign cold chain logistics deal

Mr. Yosuke Takano, Team Leader Cold Chain Logistics of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. and Takehiro Takasaki, Country Manager of va-Q-tec Japan G.K.

Va-Q-tec and Japan Airlines have announced a global cooperation, offering an extended availability of passive thermal containers in one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in Asia.

The company says customers to benefit from the extensive network of the airfreight company and the advanced technology of the packaging export, providing an opportunity for temperature-controlled transport of valuable pharmaceuticals.

Va-Q-tec country manager for Japan, Takehiro Takasaki says: “We are proud to announce Japan Airline, a high class air-freight company, as a strong partner for temperature-controlled pharma shipments. The cooperation increases the network in Japan tremendously.”

Va-Q-tec head of business development in Asia, In Sook Yoo says: “We pursue a strong growth strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. Besides the establishment of a subsidiary in Japan and the Japanese network station for operating cold chain supply transports, the cooperation with Japan Airlines is one important accomplishment for reaching our ambitious objectives in Japan.”

The company is represented through subsidiaries in South Korea as well as in Japan and operates several networking stations.

The containers deployed by va-Q-tec provide temperature controlled solutions for six temperature ranges from -70C to +25C in five sizes, taking up two US pallet inside.