South Korea goes Hybrid – SkyCell and Korean Air announce partnership

posted on 27th January 2021 by Parveen Raja
South Korea goes Hybrid – SkyCell and Korean Air announce partnership

Eum, Jae Dong, Senior Vice President and Head of Cargo Business Division at Korean Air commented: “We were attracted to the fact that Skycell has recently opened a new station in Seoul, and that its sustainable and self-recharging hybrid containers are in line with our green management policy. Through this agreement, we are pleased to expand our service offering to the pharma industry with SkyCell’s hybrid containers and provide our clients with a safe and sustainable solution to protect sensitive products.”

Chiara Venuti, Director of Business Development and Head of Airline Partnerships at SkyCell said: “We at SkyCell are proud to partner with Korea Air and ensure vital medicine reach their destinations fast and without spoilage. As we navigate this difficult time together we are committed to helping our partners achieve their goals, and ensure these vital medicines are transported in a safe and timely manner. When shipping vital pharmaceutical products, there is no room for error, and we are happy to support Korean Air to ship pharmaceuticals in a sustainable way.

Charlie Cho, Business Development Director Korea says: “As the tiger nation for pharma export South Korea needs reliable and sustainable cold chain solutions. SkyCell’s hybrid containers offer Korean pharma shippers the reliability they require while reducing the carbon footprint.

SkyCell’s highly innovative hybrid containers allow pharma companies to optimise supply chains using data to predict and control risk. Using over three-quarters of a billion data-points on factors like temperature, location, and time, it enables a market-leading and audited failure rate of less than 0.1 per cent, while reducing CO2 emissions by almost half.