TOWER Cold Chain Solutions develops extended hub partnership with Bio Pharma Logistics

By March 14, 2016Tower

READING, UK March 10, 2016 – TOWER Cold Chain Solutions announces important developments in its partnership with Bio Pharma Logistics (BPL), supporting a strategic European hub network for its high-performance temperature-controlled passive shippers

KryoTrans active thermal containersTOWER Cold Chain Solutions, suppliers of the KryoTrans range of passive thermal containers, has extended its partnership with Bio Pharma Logistics by introducing further flexibility around its rental options and service capabilities. The improved service allows customers across Europe to rent KryoTrans containers.

The partnership with Bio Pharma Logistics enhances TOWER’s European hub network, initially employing the key control tower in Belgium to provide both local support to TOWER’s customers across Belgium as well as offering more flexible conditioning options and supply chain efficiencies as the Milan hub comes on-stream in the Spring.

“Our clients expect cost-effectiveness coupled with operational flexibility” explained Chris Pollard, Chief Executive Officer, TOWER Cold Chain Solutions, “our strategic partnership with Bio Pharma Logistics provides such flexibility by strengthening our European network and presence. Bio Pharma Logistics has a deserved reputation for operational excellence and customer service within the pharma supply chain, and TOWER is delighted to be able to partner with them”.

Dimitri Bettoni, Chief Executive Officer at Bio Pharma Logistics commented “Bio Pharma Logistics partners TOWER with support services from our global HQ in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium. We are delighted to be enhancing our partnership through our operation in Milan, Italy and from mid-year we will further support TOWER with plans for Spain and, moving further afield, India during 2016. Our strategic vision aligns well with the future growth plans of TOWER Cold Chain Solutions”.

Flexible rental of the KryoTrans range provides:
• Robust, passive temperature-controlled solution
• Up to 10 days’ product protection
• Cost-effective rental programme
• Global reach with expanding network
• Ease-of-use with minimal human intervention
• Pre-conditioning for multiple temperature ranges: Controlled-Room-Temperature (+15°C to +25°C); Refrigerated (+2°C to +8°C) and Frozen (-15°C to -25°C)

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About TOWER Cold Chain Solutions

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions’ range of passive KryoTrans thermal containers provides a solution to reduce the total cost of shipping. The KryoTrans range is not only flexible but extremely robust and based on a passive system that effectively eliminates any risk of human error once conditioned to the required temperature. TOWER provides a developing global infrastructure, with seven hubs across the US and NW Europe creating a flexible service. TOWER is based at Theale, near Reading, UK, less than 30 minutes west of London Heathrow, and its other hubs are in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Brussels and Frankfurt, all supported by a global repositioning service that allows customers to take KryoTrans containers into and from a wide range of global locations.

About Bio Pharma Logistics

Bio Pharma Logistics is specialised in (bio) pharmaceutical shipments & clinical trials, warehousing and added-value services and has been, since 1996, a reference for many years in this niche market. For more than a decade we have been preferred supplier of many high-end (bio) pharma & chemical companies. As an independent, ethical and multimodal company, with a worldwide network, our customers can rely on our expertise, global reach and experience. Bio Pharma Logistics is ISO 14001 & ISO 9001 certified and all of our procedures are in compliance with cGxP requirements. Flexibility and responsiveness: that is what the fast-moving (bio) pharmaceutical, life sciences and chemical industry needs from its suppliers and that is exactly what Bio Pharma Logistics delivers! For more information go to our website: