Unitrans signs va-Q-tec deal

Mitsubishi Logistics Group’s Unitrans arm has signed a partnership deal with thermal materials specialist va-Q-tec for its thermal packaging solutions in Japan.
Unitrans will provide temperature controlled solutions for the temperature ranges -25°C to -15°C, +2°C to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C in several sizes. The va-Q-tec insulation, together with vacuum insulation panels and phase change materials will hold constant temperatures for up to 144 hours.
Unitrans chief operating officer Yuji Fujita, explained: “Osaka is an important distribution hub for pharmaceuticals in Japan. As the va-Q-tec Fulfillment Centre in Japan, we are able to offer our customers an advanced passive solution and assure them 100% quality for every shipment”.
Head of Asia business development at va-Q-tec, In Sook Yoo,  added: “We are very pleased with the conclusion of this strategic partnership as we believe the values of our company strongly align…With our global rental fleet growing worldwide Unitrans is a great partner for us to grow our business in Japan.”
Unitrans will begin offering va-Q-tec’s small-box rental service to customers in June 2018.
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