AA Cargo starts pharmaceutical facility in Philadelphia
JUNE 26, 2015: American Airlines Cargo started pharmaceutical handling facility in Philadelphia, PA. The company continues to invest in technology and enhancements that allow meeting and exceeding the expectations of ExpediteTC ° customers who have specific temperature requirements. American Airlines Cargo offers both active and passive temperature-controlled shipping needs. The Procedures have been tested time and again, so it will help knowing the shipment will reach its destination at its desired temperature. They use a unique, online high-visibility system to monitor and track all temperature-sensitive shipments. Pre-alerts are issued at origin, transfer and destination points, and detailed online tracking monitors shipments at every point along the way. Options are also available for customers to receive alerts via email or mobile phone on the status of their shipment. Specifically designed to cater to a full range of pharmaceutical products, the 25,000-square-foot (2,325 m²), state-of-the-art facility is staffed/monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes: 6,000 ft 2 (560 m²) for Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) passive shipments at +15°C to +25°C , A 3,000 ft 2 (280 m²) refrigerated area for passive shipments requiring +2°C to +8°C maintenance (COL) , A deep frozen area (FRO) that caters to shipments needing to be kept at -10°C to -20°C , An Active Container Management (ACM) area, including charging stations with capacity for simultaneous re-charging of 30+ RKNs ,Advanced technology for monitoring products with proactive alarming, validated to 0.25°C, A full back-up power generation system.