Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Unveils Digital Solutions for Pharma Logistics
Logistics solutions for the pharmaceutical industry requires extreme transparency throughout the supply chain. The shipments are often time and temperature-critical and extra care is needed.
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has invested in the development of innovative technology so the can offer their customers the required transparency needed, before, during, and after the movement of their pharmaceutical shipments.
Enrica Calonghi, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Logistics for Air France explained, “Our customers can now get quotations, information about the latest and best deals, and do their booking via AFKL Cargo’s digital platform myCargo, after a period of tests in several European countries we have started the roll out of this important tool, which we are already using widely for general cargo, also for pharmaceutical Logistics.”
Customers of Air France KLM Martinair Cargo can also use myCargo to track the current temperature, the battery level, and the voltage in the containers during transit at the hubs of Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle.
Ms. Calonghi further added, “All the pharmaceutical containers are checked during contact points at our hubs, at the origin and the destination, we want to enable our customers to monitor the checks and actions we have been performing. And, how cool it would be – pun intended – if we can expand the transparency of the temperature for all Pharma products on the short term.”
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo will continue the digital journey for their customers as they intend to roll out an important tool to make their capabilities more visible for customers by the end of 2018.