Lufthansa Cargo now offers Envirotainer’s Releye RAP air cargo container

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Image source: Envirotainer

Lufthansa Cargo is now offering Envirotainer’s Releye RAP temperature-controlled container to firms transporting pharmaceuticals.

Envirotainer launched the RAP version of its Releye container in February, and the first commercial shipment using the container was in March.

The RAP version of the Releye container is the largest model of the container and can hold five pallets, compared with the existing 2021 model’s three pallets.

“With the integration of this state-of-the-art container, Lufthansa Cargo is once again meeting its commitment to provide its customers with first-class products and services and to drive innovation,” said Lufthansa Cargo.

“We would like to thank Envirotainer for their long-standing cooperation, which enables us to continuously expand and improve our offering for the pharmaceutical industry and temperature-sensitive goods.”

Envirotainer has said the larger capacity of the Releye RAP means the container is more efficient than smaller temperature-controlled containers and offers a lower carbon footprint.

The container is monitored through a control tower service as standard.

The unit uses rechargeable batteries, with a single battery charge able to power the system for over 170 hours.

It also offers live monitoring for product condition, location, temperature, humidity, battery levels, door openings, if cargo is loaded or not, and the progress of shipments.

In June, Envirotainer was sold by private equity firm Cinven and co-investor Novo Holdings to private equity firm, EQT, and investment company Mubadala.

Envirotainer launches its largest Releye container

First commercial shipment using Envirotainer’s RAP

Envirotainer to be sold

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Rebecca Jeffrey

Rebecca Jeffrey
New to aviation journalism, I joined Air Cargo News in late 2021 as deputy editor. I previously worked for Mercator Media’s six maritime sector magazines as a reporter, heading up news for Port Strategy. Prior to this, I was editor for Recruitment International (now TALiNT International). Contact me on: [email protected]