CAL Cargo Airlines and CSafe Global Announce Strategic Cooperation for Temperature Controlled Air Cargo Transportation Services

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January 26, 2014 Airport City, Israel

CAL Cargo Airlines, provider of top-quality professional worldwide air cargo services and CSafe Global, producer of active and passive packaging solutions for temperature controlled transportation announced today a strategic cooperation agreement for the benefit of customers of both companies.  As part of the cooperation CAL Cargo will be accredited by CSafe’s quality assurance program – EQUiP®. The EQUiP® program was developed by CSafe to ensure that service providers participate in all the relevant training programs and have all the necessary knowledge and understanding of the logistical processes for the treatment of temperature controlled shipments using the CSafe RKN container. The EQUiP® accreditation indicates that the operational procedures involved in transporting temperature controlled shipments using CSafe equipment meet the required standards.

“This collaborative agreement with CSafe and the EQUiP® accreditation highlights once again our unwavering commitment to professionalism and quality with an emphasis on correct and precise handling of sensitive and temperature controlled cargo”, said Eyal Zagagi, CAL Group CEO.

Rami Marom, CAL Group VP Ground Operations & COO, continued, saying that “the cooperation with CSafe expands our range of temperature controlled transportation solutions suggested in the framework of our CAL Cool product, which we improve every day”. Marom also said that “unlike in the past, the engagement between CAL Cargo and CSafe will be carried out directly, creating value by making  the lease more cost effective for our customers”.

CSafe Global Director Customer Support & Partner Management Mark Mohr added that “with CAL Cargo’s pure freighter operation and a hub centrally located in Liege, it is clear that the CAL Cargo and CSafe customers will benefit from the new agreement”.

Mark Mohr from CSafe at CAL Cargo during demonstration of the CSafe RKN.

About CAL

Established in 1976, the CAL Group proudly maintains three of expertise: (1) CAL Cargo Airlines- an all-cargo airline; (2) LACHS – Ground handling services in Liege cargo airport; (3) Trucking services throughout Europe and USA. CAL Group specializes in unique cargo requirements such as temperature controlled environments (CAL Cool), live animals (CAL Live Animals), non-standard (CAL  non- Standard) shipments and dangerous goods (CAL DG).

Our main hub, located in Liege, (Belgium), provides immediate accessibility to all of Europe. Our services include scheduled routes as well as ad-hoc and charter missions. CAL Cargo is a privately owned group with offices around the world and a strong network of GSA’s.

About CSafe Global

CSafe and AcuTemp merged to become the world’s largest producer of actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for life sciences, healthcare, military and international disaster relief agencies. The company is now CAL Cargo led CSafe Global and includes the AcuTemp brand passive packaging and hand-held mobile carriers as well as the CSafe brand of active containers. The active solution product assortment includes the CSafe RKN, the only compressor-driven air cargo container of its kind with approvals from both the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

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