SMi Presents the 13th Annual Industry Leading Conference: Cold Chain Distribution

Jul 6, 2018

Date: 10th – 11th December 2018 Workshop: TBC Location: Copthorne Tara Hotel, London UK. Website:   SMi proudly presents the 13th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition, taking place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London between the 10th – 11th December. The 13th annual event will specifically focus on recent advances in temperature-controlled logistic solutions and the impact of regulatory changes on this multi-billion-dollar industry. The event will also address the impact of the overwhelming digitalisation of the industry and how companies, from biotech’s to pharma, need to adapt, as well as the crucial challenges of ...

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Peli BioThermal Engages Rhenus Logistics to Offer 13 New EMEA Crēdo™ on Demand Drop Points

Apr 17, 2018

New locations spanning ten European countries further expands return options for growing rental program   Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces 13 new European drop points. The drop points, located within Rhenus Logistics global network, further the expansion of Peli BioThermal’s growing  Crēdo™ on Demand rental program by providing additional points of return for reusable shipping assets.   Dominic Hyde, Peli BioThermal’s vice president of Crēdo on Demand, said: “We are delighted to unveil our latest locations serving our Crēdo rental programs which are designed to provide our customers with options. Adding these drop points in ...

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Sotfbox Acquires TP3 Global To Expand Worldwide Presence And Strenghten Product Portofolio

Jan 24, 2018

Softbox, a leading global innovator and provider of cold chain packaging systems for the pharmaceutical industry, today announces the acquisition of TP3 Global, manufacturers of the globally recognised ‘SilverSkin’ brand. TP3 Global is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of thermal protection covers for the pharmaceutical industry, with operations in the Americas, EMEA, South Asia and Asia Pacific. The combined portfolio of industry-leading passive temperature control packaging systems and thermal protection products will reinforce both companies’ ability to support their customers’ requirements for cold chain packaging solutions, and further expand ability to provide critical technical support on a global basis. Wayne Langlois, President of Softbox, ...

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Yusen Logistics invest in new economical fleet

Jan 23, 2018

Yusen Logistics UK has invested in a new vehicle fleet, to significantly reduce harmful emissions whilst further enhancing their high customer service level. Almost 100 vehicles have been upgraded, to deliver significant economic benefits and improved driver efficiencies, whilst safeguarding drivers with the latest safety assistance technology.   Less than a year after the acquisition of Transfreight, Yusen Logistics UK has undergone an extensive replacement programme, upgrading the original fleet with 45 new Renault tractor units from the efficient T range. This is alongside the addition of 50 new MAN tractor units to Yusen Logistics’ primary fleet, from the economic ...

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va-Q-tec Opens New North American Headquarters and Operating Facility in Langhorne, PA

Jan 19, 2018

va-Q-tec, a leading provider of thermal packaging solutions for temperature controlled transportation, further expands its international presence with a new North American Headquarters and operations facility in Langhorne, PA. va-Q-tec invested several million USD in the 20,000 square foot facility and the U.S. market expansion. The new site will become the U.S. welcome and innovation center and showcase va-Q-tec’s latest products. In addition, va-Q-tec will also manufacture its small box containers in Langhorne and will use the location as a key hub for its rental and repair station. The facility has the capacity to produce 2,000 boxes and 50-100 containers ...

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