Turkish Cargo achieves QEP Accreditation

Turkish Cargo, the freighter division of Turkish Airlines, has achieved QEP Accreditation at six of their stations, including Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST)

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Turkish Cargo has officially received the Qualified Envirotainer Providers (QEP) Accreditation from Envirotainer at its hub – Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST).



This brings the total number of Turkish Cargo accredited stations to six. The five other stations across its network are  Mumbai (BOM), Hyderabad (HYD), Frankfurt (FRA, Tel Aviv (TLV) and Seoul (ICN). With these six accredited stations, Turkish Cargo demonstrates its credibility in handling Envirotainer containers and cold chain shipments.


“Envirotainer’s QEP Accreditation is proof of our reliability within the temperature-controlled freight industry, and the result of hard work and dedication to our customers. We are proud to receive this acknowledgement and are determined to keep performing at an industry leading standard,” said Seref Kazanci, Turkish Cargo senior vice president.


Turkish Cargo Pharmaceutical is a premium, quality-driven service that the healthcare industry can rely on when shipping healthcare products,” said Chris Fore, compliance manager of Envirotainer. “I am especially pleased to recognize Turkish Cargo as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider.


Bourji Mourad, global head of Partner Management at Envirotainer, said, “This accreditation is another positive step forward with our partner Turkish Cargo. Our mutual pharma customers and forwarders around the globe can benefit from such development since everyone in the supply chain needs to mitigate risk when handling such vital products.”


Turkish Cargo has a specific department who are dedicated to handling pharmaceuticals and life science products. The carrier takes their contribution to the industry very seriously, with the special cargo division constantly being  enhanced.  The freight division of Turkish Airlines now provide the service to more than 300 locations throughout their international network.


Turkish Cargo has been handling Envirotainer containers since 2015, enhancing the quality of shipments to the world’s largest pharmaceuticals companies.