United Cargo expands leading temp-control service network

This increases the number of locations offering United Cargo TempControl service to 37

By Patrick Burnson · March 26, 2013

United Cargo, one of the world’s largest belly carriers, announced it has expanded its service for temperature-sensitive shipments by adding nine new cities to its worldwide TempControl network.

This increases the number of locations offering United Cargo TempControl service to 37,” said airline spokesman, Tony Randgaard, in an interview.

Randgaard added that all TempControl shipments are processed using customized Standard Operating Procedures with minimized tarmac time and dedicated handling by specially-trained staff to safeguard shipments in the air and on the ground.

“TempControl shipments may be transported in Envirotainer or CSafe containers or as passive pre-packaged shipments,” he added.


The following new U.S. locations are now certified to transport TempControl:

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)** 

Trucking is available for temperature-sensitive shipments to and from these cities and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), enabling connections to UA’s unparalleled global widebody network. Transport of Envirotainer CLD containers is available on narrowbody aircraft to and from ATL, BOS and JFK for small shipments of temperature-sensitive goods.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)**

Trucking is available for temperature-sensitive shipments to and from CLE and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), EWR and IAD, enabling connections to UA’s global widebody network.

Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

TempControl service is available on daily widebody service to and from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Narita International Airport (NRT), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), EWR, ORD and IAD. Access to additional cities is provided via connections through these hubs. Transport of Envirotainer CLD containers is available on narrowbody aircraft to and from ATL, BOS and JFK for small shipments of temperature-sensitive goods.
 
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)**

TempControl service is available on daily widebody flights to and from NRT, with access to additional cities via connection in NRT. Trucking is available for temperature-sensitive shipments to SFO, enabling connections to UA’s global widebody network.

The following new international locations are now certified to transport TempControl:

Manchester Airport (MAN) Manchester, England**

Trucking is available for temperature-sensitive shipments to and from London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) enabling connections to UA’s global widebody network. Transport of Envirotainer CLD containers is also available on narrowbody aircraft to and from MAN for small shipments of temperature-sensitive goods to IAD and EWR.

Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP) Milan, Italy

TempControl service is available on daily widebody service to and from EWR, enabling connections to UA’s global widebody network.

Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) Istanbul, Turkey+
TempControl service is available on daily widebody service to and from EWR, enabling connections to UA’s global widebody network.

** Trucking transportation to or from these cities may require temperature-controlled trucking arrangements. Information is available from United Cargo Sales Representatives.

+ Istanbul is certified to handle TempControl shipments in CSafe RKN containers only.


About the Author

Patrick Burnson
Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at [email protected]

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