CSafe Global and Biocair International Sign Master Lease Agreement

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January 2014 – CSafe Global and Biocair International announced the signing of a Master Lease Agreement that will further enhance Biocair’s healthcare cold chain solutions portfolio to include 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). The CSafe RKN active temperature-controlled aircraft container was specifically developed for the life science, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

Over the last 25 years, Biocair have established themselves as a leading independent specialist courier and logistics company dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. They provide a complete range of services and support to a wide variety of organisations from large multi-national pharmaceuticals that operate globally to the smallest incubator operation or individual research scientists. Biocair have strategically located offices around the world and specialise in giving current advice on shipment classification and regulatory requirements. They apply the correct procedures, supply all packaging and documentation to fulfil every legal requirement, while planning the most efficient transport routes globally.

Speaking for Biocair, Don Riach, Strategic Development Director, commented “As we are moving increasing amounts of Clinical Trial Supplies, APIs and Reagents, we are delighted to be able to offer the CSafe RKN as part of our active cold chain solutions. I have utilised the CSafe RKN container many times with excellent results and zero temperature excursions. The superior insulation properties and extended autonomy time provides Biocair and our customers with extra Peace of Mind®. Working with CSafe will help us to continuously improve and secure the supply chain and create maximum value for our healthcare customers.”

Nadine Siqueland, Vice President of Sales for CSafe Global, stated “Biocair has the critical logistics competencies essential in serving life science companies as a trusted partner. This is especially the case with clinical trial, API and Reagents high-value logistics, where risk reduction is crucial. We’re delighted to sign this Master Lease Agreement with Biocair, confident that our mutual commitment to reduce cool chain risk will continue to be of paramount importance to life science companies specifically seeking the CSafe RKN to transport their high-value pharmaceuticals.”

Peace of Mind® is a registered trademark of CSafe Global.

CSafe Global is the world’s largest producer of actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for life science companies, healthcare organizations, global military organizations and international disaster relief agencies. The company manufacturers AcuTemp brand passive packaging and hand-held mobile carriers, the CSafe brand of active containers and is the exclusive manufacturer and provider of ThermoCor vacuum insulation.

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). The RKN utilizes heating and compressor-driven cooling technology to eliminate the risks associated with extreme ambient conditions as well as the cost, aggravation and environmental challenges associated with dry ice transportation with benefits that include eliminating the need for refrigerated trucking and internal temperature controlled packaging.

CSafe Global’s AcuTemp brand has provided more than 10 thousand hand-held mobile management solutions since its founding more than 25 years ago. The passive solution assortment includes packaging in 2-8°C, CRT and frozen from 12 to 240 hours with payload volumes .4 to 48 liters.