Unitrans signs up with va-Q-tec for small box rental
April 17, 2018: Unitrans, a Mitsubishi Logistics Group company, has inked strategic partnership with va-Q-tec for thermal packaging solutions in Japan.
The thermal packaging solutions provider will provide temperature controlled solutions for three standard temperature ranges: -25°C to -15°C, +2°C to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C in several sizes. With vacuum insulation panels (VIPs) and the phase change materials (PCMs), the packaging systems will hold temperatures constant up to 144 hours.
Yuji Fujita, COO of Unitrans: “Osaka is an important distribution hub for pharmaceuticals in Japan. As the va-Q-tec Fulfillment Centre in Japan we are able to offer our customers an advanced passive solution and assure them 100 percent quality for every shipment.”
In Sook Yoo, head of Asia Business Development at va-Q-tec: “With our global rental fleet growing worldwide Unitrans is a great partner for us to grow our business in Japan.”
Unitrans will begin offering va-Q-tec’s small box rental service to customers in June 2018.