Air Canada Cargo and ColdChase join Pharma.Aero

Air Canada Cargo joins Pharma.Aero as a full member, and ColdChase becomes associate partner of the global collaboration platform of over 50 Life Science and MedTech supply chain stakeholders.

Trevor Caswell, Chairman of Pharma.Aero Board of Directors, said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Air Canada Cargo and ColdChase to our Pharma.Aero global community.

“As a Canadian, and as a Chairman of Pharma.Aero, I am proud to see Canada enlarging its footprint in our organization, as it is one of the leading countries in Life Science manufacturing.

“It is our vision and mission, as a cross-industry organization, to have a strong presence on all continents, especially in North America, to get different perspectives of our industry and to offer worldwide visibility to our new members and partners.”

Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General of Pharma.Aero: “Our organization’s mission is to stay at the forefront of the industry to get it prepared for the future pharma logistics needs. It is, therefore, important to have the valuable perspective and knowledge from all industry segments. Having Canada’s national air cargo provider and ColdChase within our organization will bring important insights and experience to the table.”

Air Canada Cargo is an award-winning provider of air cargo services. It is Canada’s largest air cargo provider as measured by cargo capacity, with a presence in over 50 countries and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents.

“As we continue to expand our freighter fleet and with the continued enhancements to our cold chain handling capabilities, this participation in a new avenue for critical insight into pharmaceutical shipments is an important step forward” said Matthieu Casey, Managing Director – Commercial at Air Canada Cargo.

“Pharma.Aero will increase our ability to collaborate with an ever-growing list of industry experts to share ideas and gather knowledge on ways to further strengthen our expertise in shipping this vital cargo,” added Casey.

ColdChase Inc provides global IoT asset tracking solutions for traceability of perishable pharmaceutical products during shipment and storage.

ColdChase systems provide real time secure end to end visibility of the global supply chain for cold chain monitoring of location, temperature, pressure, humidity, light, vibration and shock.

“ColdChase is thrilled to be welcomed as a member of the Pharma.Aero collaborative community” said Rosy Amlani, CEO ColdChase Inc.

“We are excited to contribute our global tracking technology, together with the other key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, to further advance the ecosystem for the storage and transportation of pharmaceuticals and life sciences products.

“We look forward to working together with other members to find solutions to issues with tracking life-saving products around the world.”

Pharma.Aero is a leading global cross-industry collaboration platform of over 50 Life Science and MedTech manufacturers, cargo pharma-certified communities and other logistics stakeholders.