Delta Cargo approves DoKaSch Opticooler RKN

Delta Cargo’s pharma network now spans 46 stations with recent expansions including Chicago, Philadelphia and Raleigh

Delta Cargo approves DoKaSch Opticooler RKN
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Delta Cargo announced the technical approval of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions' Opticooler RKN in a move to further enhance its pharmaceutical logistics capabilities.

The approval enables the Atlanta-based carrier to integrate the Opticooler RKN onto its aircraft, offering customers an additional reliable and high-quality solution for pharmaceutical transport across its global network, says an official release from Delta.

"Since 2020, Delta Cargo has been effectively utilising DoKaSch´s RAP container. The addition of the Opticooler RKN provides an additional smart solution for more compact freight, and enhances Delta Cargo’s ability to provide reliable and advanced packaging options for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products."

Delta Cargo’s global pharma network now spans 46 stations with recent expansions including Chicago, Philadelphia and Raleigh, the release added. "Delta Cargo was the first U.S. passenger airline to receive IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) pharma logistics certification, and all Delta Cargo pharma stations adhere to strict Good Distribution Practice (GDP) standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and compliance in pharmaceutical transportation."

Alison Ricker, Managing Director, Global Sales and Product Development, Delta Cargo says: "The integration of the Opticooler RKN into our fleet represents our ongoing commitment to serving the complex needs of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. We continue to invest in our facilities, operations and staff, steadfastly upholding the most rigorous industry standards. Our commitment ensures customers have ample choices and world-class reliability for their pharmaceutical shipments."

Andreas Seitz, Managing Director, DoKaSch Temperature Solutions adds: "Our collaboration with Delta Cargo, a key player in the U.S. market, highlights the reliability and quality of our Opticooler RKN. This partnership not only expands our presence in the USA but also strengthens our global network.”

The Opticooler, available in RKN and RAP versions, offers versatile solutions for pharmaceutical logistics. These electrically powered, fully air-conditioned units can maintain precise temperatures without relying on dry ice and are equipped with batteries for continuous operation, the release added.

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