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Serious About Tarmac Time

Temperature excursions during loading and unloading
procedures of air-freight shipments (so called ‘tarmac
times’) of pharmaceutical products represent a major
challenge for a fully controlled cool chain. The standard
solution in the industry for this problem is thermal blankets.
In this piece, Dr Florian Siedenburg, General Manager of
ECOCOOL GmbH, looks into the challenge of providing
increased thermal protection for low-mass pallets of
pharmaceutical goods.