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va-Q-tec and Japan Airlines cooperate in cold chain logistics

va-Q-tec, a leading provider of high-performance thermal containers for temperature-controlled cold chain logistics, announced a global cooperation with Japan Airlines. The collaboration between Japan Airlines offers an extended availability of passive thermal containers in one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in Asia. Customers benefit from the extensive network of the air-freight company and the advanced technology of the packaging expert, which provides a unique opportunity for temperature-controlled transport of valuable pharmaceuticals.
Takehiro Takasaki, Country Manager at va-Q-tec Japan G.K. “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.”
“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.” added In Sook Yoo, Head of Business Development Asia at va-Q-tec.
va-Q-tec is represented through subsidiaries in South Korea as well as in Japan and operates several networking stations. The company invests highly in cooperation with air-freight companies, airlines, freight forwarders, integrators and logistics service provider to offer the high-quality transport containers and logistic services at several sites.
The high-quality transport containers deployed by va-Q-tec, provide temperature controlled solutions for six temperature ranges from -70°C to +25°C in five sizes, taking up to two US pallets inside. These advanced passive thermal containers made by va-Q-tec offer constant temperature control for several days without using external energy sources.