Pharma

Medical vials in a packing tray

Ship active pharma with WestJet Cargo

WestJet Cargo has shipped pharmaceutical products for several years and is now introducing new shipping capabilities with Envirotainer™ to offer a controlled cold chain solution. Envirotainer™ units allow the transport of pharmaceutical and other consumer products without breaking the cold chain. Freight Forwarders and shippers can lease units directly from Envirotainer™ and book with confidence through service offered by WestJet Cargo.

WestJet Cargo will accept the following units for transport on our wide body 787-9 aircraft

Envirotainer™ RAP e2 (electric unit)

Designed for the larger quantity pharmaceutical shipments. WestJet Cargo works together with Envirotainer™ to provide our customers with one of the most advanced temperature-controlled air cargo containers.

Specifications:

Container code

RAP/LD9

External dimensions (l-w-h)

3175 x 2235 x 1626 mm / 125 x 88 x 64 in

Internal dimensions (l-w-h)

2465 x 2055 x 1260 mm / 97 x 80.9 x 49.6 in

Internal volume for cargo

6.38 m3 / 224.2 cu.ft

Tare weight

1100 kgs / 2425 lbs

Max net weight of cargo

4933 kgs / 10875 lbs*

*Please note that WestJet Cargo’s maximum allowable net weight for RAP’s - 3576 kgs / 7885 lbs

Cargo Envirotainer RAP E2

Photo: Envirotainer™ AB

Envirotainer™ RKN e1 (electric unit)

When shippers need to move smaller pharmaceutical shipments, WestJet Cargo and Envirotainer™ have the perfect solution with the one pallet RKN e1 container.

Specifications:

Container code

RKN/LD3

External dimensions (l-w-h)

2000 x 1530 x 1620 mm / 78.7 x 60.2 x 63.8 in

Internal dimensions (l-w-h)

1340 x 1319 x 1315 mm / 52.7 x 51.9 x 51.7 in

Internal volume for cargo

2.3 m3 / 81.9 cu.ft

Tare weight

635 kgs / 1400 lbs

Max net weight of cargo

953 kgs / 2101 lbs*

*Please note that WestJet Cargo’s maximum allowable net weight for RKN’s - 953 kgs / 2100 lbs

Cargo Envirotainer RKN E1

Photo: Envirotainer™ AB

To learn more about these units, please visit the Envirotainer™ website.

Peace of mind when using Envirotainers™ with WestJet Cargo:

  • Priority loading and unloading
  • Special care and handling
  • Temperature ranging from +2 to +8 °C, +15 to +25 °C or between ±0 to +25 °C
  • Dedicated tracking and monitoring
  • Notification to Captain (NOTOC) confirming cargo hold temperature
  • Act in accordance with IATA rules and standards

Envirotainer™ units can be shipped on scheduled flight routes with our 787-9 widebody aircraft or on full or partial charter flights.For more information, please contact your local sales representative or our customer service team at service@westjetcargo.com or 1-866-WJCARGO (952-2746).

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