AFKLMP Cargo upgrades Schiphol Pharma Hub to transport Covid-19 vaccines

posted on 22nd September 2020 by Eddie Saunders
AFKLMP Cargo upgrades Schiphol Pharma Hub to transport Covid-19 vaccines

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) is constructing a brand-new climate-cool room at its Schiphol Pharma Hub, a new step in preparation for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, which will be handled by a dedicated task force, as announced last month. The additional cold room (COL), with temperatures ranging from +2°C to +8°C, will provide the capacity required to handle Covid-19 vaccines.
Using the latest technology, AFKLMP Cargo will offer:

  • Additional 2,061 m3 in storage space;
  • Dangerous Goods and DRY ICE compatible service;
  • Additional 152 skid positions;
  • Flexible temperature range;
  • Flexible racks to accommodate odd-sized shipments;
  • Monitoring from a central control room;
  • Temperature alarm system;
  • Speed door to limit exposure;
  • Synthetic floor.