Turkish Cargo launches 3 new pharma products

Products include TK Pharma Standard, TK Pharma Extra and TK Pharma Advanced

Turkish Cargo launches 3 new pharma products
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Turkish Cargo announced the launch of three new pharma products - TK Pharma Standard, TK Pharma Extra and TK Pharma Advanced.

The products will develop flexible solutions for pharmaceutical and medical consignments in various categories, according to an official release.

Ali Türk, Chief Cargo Officer, Turkish Airlines says: “We are proud to be a trusted solution partner, which has helped us achieve a market share of seven percent in the global air transportation of pharmaceuticals and medical products. We, as Turkish Cargo, are making innovative investments for the purpose of not only solidifying such trust but also adapting to the dynamics of the ever-growing healthcare industry. With the new offers, Turkish Cargo is committed to providing its business partners with more assurance, transparency, and better visibility for an enhanced quality and widened range of services."

Industry-standard temperature-controlled solutions

TK Pharma Standard enables temperature-sensitive cargo to be shipped in compliance with the industry requirements, the release added. “Shipments are being carried by benefiting from expert handling, high priority for loading, dedicated temperature-controlled storage, trained dedicated operations team and 24/7 customer services, available throughout the entire TK Pharma Network under the assurance of Turkish Cargo.”

Enhanced temperature-controlled solutions

For pharmaceuticals and medical products with a higher sensitivity to temperature and time, which are shipped by making use of passive packaging methods and require extra protection during apron transportation, are carried by temperature-controlled dollies and monitored from the point of departure to the destination by the 24/7 Pharma Control Tower. TK Pharma Extra is available only at "TK Pharma High-Quality Stations" that have been audited and approved by the TK Cargo Pharma quality team.

Active and hybrid temperature-controlled solutions

TK Pharma Advanced provides the opportunity for near-zero risk against temperature deviation by making use of active temperature-controlled or hybrid/advanced passive containers. The cargo is carried at a fixed temperature between -70°C / +30°C, depending on the requests of the customers. The team, established dedicatedly for TK Pharma Advanced, manages the transportation processes and also provides the customers with consultancy services in terms of container leasing.

With its dedicated storage facilities at four different temperature ranges at SMARTIST Temperature Controlled Centre (TCC) at Istanbul Airport, Turkish Cargo provides the opportunity to maintain pharmaceuticals and medical products at optimal conditions. Holding an IATA CEIV Pharma certificate and offering service at the GDP standards, the carrier transports all pharmaceuticals and medical consignments in compliance with the industry requirements. Turkish Cargo also provides temperature-controlled build-up and break-down and automated ULD storage for pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments in TCC, the release added.

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