DHL adds to Thermonet network in Americas
Service portfolio expanded to 13 locations in the Americas.
July 2, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its service portfolio for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry in 13 locations in the Americas, an addition to the company’s Thermonet network of Certified Life Sciences Stations across the world.
The new Americas Thermonet locations include Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia; Toronto, Canada; Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Panama City, Panama; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Caracas and Valencia, Venezuela; and Boston and New York in the US.
These facilities offer 35° to 46° F cold storage space to serve DHL’s global customer base in the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector to meet temperature-controlled air freight shipment requirements.
LifeConEx, a part of DHL Global Forwarding CEO David Bang said that the expansion of the Thermonet certified facilities means consignors and consignees have access across the Americas to a reliable end-to-end cold chain.
“These DHL Global Forwarding facilities include highly trained personnel capable of handling any type of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical or biomedical items.”
Earlier, DHL Global Forwarding added eight locations in the US – Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, DC, to its list of US Thermonet facilities.