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To better facilitate the shipment of temperature-sensitive goods and pharmaceutical products, Cathay Pacific Cargo has signed a master agreement DoKaSch Temperature Solutions for renting the latest-technology active containers, the RKN and RAP Opticooler. The service will be rolled out across the airline’s network in the first quarter of 2015.

“Cathay Pacific Cargo is pleased to be the first Asian carrier offering our customers an alternative solution for their temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments,” said Mark Sutch, Cathay Pacific’s General Manager Cargo Sales & Marketing. “In a growing market, and in Asia in particular, we can provide the entire range of active containers, enabling us to offer our customers the best possible air-cargo solution to meet their needs.”

Andreas Seitz, Managing Director of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, said: “We are very pleased to sign this contract with one of the leading carriers of temperature-sensitive goods. We are convinced that this cooperation with Cathay Pacific will provide a great solution for pharmaceutical shippers and forwarders around the globe.”

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions provides state-of-the-art climate-control solutions for temperature-sensitive air cargo. The DoKaSch containers safeguard the efficacy of vital pharmaceuticals throughout global transportation chains. The “Made in Germany” Opticooler is well known and valued for its exceptional reliability and performance.

Cathay Pacific currently operates to 46 freighter destinations around the world. The company offers an extensive portfolio of nine specialised airfreight products, all incorporated within the “LIFT” range. They include Courier LIFT, DG Lift, Expert LIFT, Fresh LIFT, Live Animal LIFT, Pharma LIFT, Priority LIFT, Secure LIFT and Wine LIFT.

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