Perishable cargo in the pandemic age

April 7, 2022
While some technological aspects of shipping perishable and pharmaceutical cargo has changed, much has remained the same thanks to well established industry standards and practices, Walker Jaroch reports for AviationPros.

FORT ATKINSON, Wis, - The handling of pharma cargo and perishable goods took on an increased significance with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly two years later, the role this crucial cargo plays has only grown as the pandemic lingers and supply chains tighten, Walker Jaroch reports for AviationProsContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

Date goes Here - “The supply chain has been subject to increased attention, reduced capacity and extreme challenges. This required increased communication and coordination among stakeholders, advanced planning, and is what, for example, made the COVID-19 vaccination program the most successful logistical operation of its kind,” says Ronald Schaefer, senior principal, IATA Consulting Americas.

At the onset of the pandemic, when there were indications of large-scale temperature-sensitive vaccines being moved as air freight, John Dowds, VP service delivery – EMEAA, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), says they initiated a systemic check of their cold storage and cargo capabilities.

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