Ocean freight is making waves, but all is not lost for air in the perishables arena
This article focuses on the food industry, however, it is relevant for the BioPharma industry as well:
Improved reefer technology, in addition to lower emissions, is triggering a more concerted shift to sea freight by perishables shippers, revealed Kuehne + Nagel last week.
Noting that temperature fluctuations in air freight were far greater than in sea freight, Natasha Solano, global business development manager perishable logistics, said the majority of shipments now went by sea and that trend was increasing.
“Air is losing share to ocean,” she said, at the Caspian Air Cargo event in Baku last week. “Cost, plus lower emissions, plus an improved cold chain is leading to modal shift.”
Source: The Loadstar