Tag: United Cargo

United Cargo cuts the ribbon on new EWR Facility

Last week, the United team hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new, 165,000-square foot cargo facility at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Jan Krems, Cargo President said: “We are the number one cargo carrier in the world, and with warehouses like this one, we can truly outper...

United Cargo – after Opticooler RAP, now also Opticooler RKN certified

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions today announced that United Cargo completed the technical approval of the Opticooler RKN, to enhance their temperature-controlled airfreight transportation services catered primarily to the pharmaceutical industries’ global shipments. On nearly all wide body intern...

Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo announce landmark agreement

Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that follows on the heels of the new broader historic commercial agreement between two of the largest global airlines. This coordination will deliver benefits to air freight customers of both Emirates Skycargo and Unite...

United Cargo: United works with partners to send food to USDA food bank

In collaboration with food-logistics company Commodity Forwarders Inc. (CFI), United moved nearly 190,000 pounds of fresh produce to Guam for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program. This new program was created to provide critical support to consumers impacted by t...

United Cargo and logistics partners keep critical medical shipments moving

United Cargo has partnered with DSV Air and Sea, a leading global logistics company, to transport important pharmaceutical materials to places all over the world. One of the items most critical during the current crisis is blood plasma. Plasma is a fragile product that requires very careful hand...

United further expands cargo-only operations to key international markets

United has played a vital role in helping keep the global supply chains stable during the COVID-19 pandemic so urgently needed goods can get to the places that need them most. In addition to current service from the U.S. to Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East, we ar...

United expands cargo-only flights to additional destinations

Getting vital goods, especially medical relief supplies, into the hands of the businesses and people who need them has never been more critically important. To meet the overwhelming demand, United began operating cargo-only flights on March 19. Using Boeing 777 and 787 aircraft from United's pa...

United’s Cargo-only flights serve U.S. military and their families

On March 28, United operated an exclusive cargo-only Boeing 777-300 charter to Guam transporting nearly 100,000 pounds of food essentials to support the military. We are helping to keep military families connected by increasing the frequency of cargo-only flights between the United States and m...

United’s cargo-only flights: getting critical goods to people and businesses

We have begun flying a portion of our Boeing 777 and 787 fleet as dedicated cargo charter aircraft to transfer freight to and from U.S. hubs and key international business locations. The first of these freight-only flights departed on March 19 from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Fran...

United Cargo adds Mexico City to its specialist pharma service network

United Cargo has added Mexico City International Airport (MEX) to its specialist service for pharmaceuticals, healthcare material and other commodities requiring temperature-sensitive transport. Through an interline agreement with all-cargo carrier AeroUnion, the widebody TempControl service is ...

United Cargo and WebCargo by Freightos team up for online portal

United Cargo has signed an agreement that will see it collaborate with WebCargo by Freightos to design and implement a new online portal. The portal it said will provide customers expanded on-demand booking, dynamic pricing and real-time updates on United's global cargo network, based on the Web...

United becomes first US carrier to lease and transport SkyCell containers

United Cargo will enhance its TempControl service by becoming the first US carrier to lease and transport the innovative temperature-sensitive containers manufactured by SkyCell. SkyCell is a Swiss-based, provider of temperature-controlled containers whose highly secure and efficient design fea...

United Cargo becomes first US carrier to approve CSafe RAP container

United Cargo has enhanced its TempControl service and expand the options it offers shippers of pharmaceuticals and other life science products by approving the new CSafe RAP active container. The CSafe RAP utilises innovative heating and compressor-driven cooling technologies, along with advanced...

United Cargo upgrades pharma service by implementing new technology

United Cargo will further enhance both its TempControl and LifeGuard services by accepting the evo Cold Chain 2.0™ system developed by Savsu Technologies. TempControl is United Cargo's service for pharmaceuticals and other health care and life science material requiring temperature-controlled tr...

United Cargo signs deal with pharma container firm Sonoco ThermoSafe

United Cargo has signed a global partnership agreement with temperature-sensitive packaging company Sonoco ThermoSafe. The US belly carrier will lease the PharmaPort 360 temperature controlled bulk shipping container. The agreement enables pharmaceutical shippers to rent the containers directly f...

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