Shake on it: Lufthansa and CSafe sign ULD lease deal
25 / 11 / 2015
Temperature-controlled container supplier CSafe Global will provide Lufthansa Cargo with a dedicated fleet of specialist ULDs for the German carrier’s Cool/td-Active product.
The fleet of CSafe RKN containers are being made available to the carrier for lease via Cool/td-Active which allows an unbroken cool chain for temperature-sensitive goods from their place of origin up to delivery at destination.
Alexis von Hoensbroech, member of the Lufthansa Cargo executive board, responsible for product & sales, said: “To me it represents a typical win-win situation: for us it not only means an additional container to our portfolio, but also to expand and solidify our position in the cool-chain market segment.
"For CSafe, it means access to the extensive Lufthansa network with additional opportunities in the relevant European and Asian markets. I am looking forward to growing this business with our new partner.”
Christopher Dehio, Lufthansa Cargo head of product & solutions management temperature sensitive logistics, said: “With the addition of the CSafe container to our portfolio of active cool containers, we are responding to the increased demand for that container type out of the Americas. It also puts us at the very top of the list of carriers with the widest portfolio of containers that no other carrier can match.
“Lufthansa Cargo customers can now lease containers from all major suppliers of that equipment. The CSafe container fits well in our programme and the ever increasing demand for reliability in the pharmaceutical cool chain logistic business."
Mark Mohr, CSafe’s director of customer support and partner management, said: “The addition of a dedicated fleet of the industry performance leading CSafe RKNs to the Lufthansa Cool/td Active programme further demonstrates Lufthansa’s commitment to innovation and leadership in the marketplace.”