Cryogenic shipping for healthcare industry

by MM&D Online Staff

LAKE FOREST, California—Cryoport, Inc, a provider of advanced cryogenic logistics solutions, is collaborating with UPS to enhance its temperature-sensitive shipping offerings to the healthcare industry.

UPS’s global network of healthcare customers will now have access to UPS Temperature True Cryo, using packaging which supplies liquid nitrogen dry vapor dewars with an advanced operating platform. UPS Temperature True Cryo will keep products frozen at -150 degrees C for 10 days in dynamic shipping conditions.

In conjunction with its new, Cryoport-enabled, leading edge cryogenic packaging, UPS will be deploying the UPS Proactive Response Secure, as the first risk management, intervention and insurance solution for the supply chain. UPS Proactive Response Secure is designed to provide unprecedented coverage for critical biological shipments. Temperature True Cryo delivers real-time tracking and intervention services along with UPS’s proactive monitoring, risk mitigation solutions and global network of control towers, providing enhanced visibility for time-sensitive cryogenic shipments at every stage of the supply chain journey.

Jerrell Shelton, Cryoport’s CEO, said, “We are proud to be working with UPS, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, to supplement its extensive logistics offerings to the healthcare industry by providing customers with our industry-leading, temperature-sensitive solution to preserve products in cryogenic environments. Cryoport is fully committed to supporting UPS and enabling its customers to meet the increasing demands for advanced and reliable supply chain solutions.”