Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Successfully Hosts Pharma Event in South Korea

Update : 19th June, 2024

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo held the much-anticipated "AFKL Pharma Event" at Incheon International Airport, South Korea on June 9, 2024, underscoring the increasingly crucial role of airlines in the pharmaceutical cold chain industry. This event showcased the capabilities of Air France KLM Martinair Cargo in ensuring that pharmaceutical shipments are maintained at the correct temperatures.

Bart Jan Ter Haar, Business Development Manager for Pharmaceutical Logistics at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, detailed the company’s Specialized Pharma services and expertise covering more than 240 pharma stations globally. Highlights included advanced facilities at their major hubs in Paris and Amsterdam, and virtual tour of the G1XL warehouse at the CDG Hub in Paris.

In his presentation, Bart emphasized the robust Pharma network, diverse cold chain container rental options, and the innovative online pharma platform. He explained how the platform supports the pharma industry by providing lane risk assessments, booking capabilities, real-time updates for complete transparency, and comprehensive CAPA investigation and reporting.

The event also featured collaborative displays with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s cold chain container partners - CSafe, Envirotainer, SkyCell, and va-Q-tec. These partners demonstrated their products and engaged in interactive Q&A sessions with attendees, enhancing the practical learning experience on the day.

Reflecting on the event's success and its geographical expansion from Japan last year to Korea this year, Beatrice Delpuech, Director for Japan and Korea at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, expressed her enthusiasm for the future and a stronger partnership within in the pharma services.

"This event marks the beginning of increased collaboration within the airfreight sector for the pharmaceutical industry. We are eager to extend next year’s invitation to pharmaceutical shippers, encouraging them to experience firsthand the complex logistics involved in pharmaceutical shipments. We’re here to support and strengthen our partnerships in the pharmaceutical industry."

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo holds the IATA CEIV Pharma certification, affirming their commitment to excellence in handling pharmaceutical shipments. This certification is a testament to their capability in safely transporting healthcare products and their continuous commitment to investing in, and improving pharmaceutical logistics.

 

About Air France KLM Martinair Cargo

The Air France-KLM Group is a major global airline group with a strong European base, focusing on passenger and cargo transport and aeronautical maintenance. Air France KLM Martinair Cargo represents the dedicated air cargo business of the group. Both Air France Cargo and KLM Cargo are integral members of SkyTeam Cargo, further expanding their network coverage. For more information about Specialized Pharma, visit www.afklcargo.com.


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