Cryogenic logistics company, Cryoport Inc., has teamed up with UK-based biostorage company, Cryo Store BV, to offer an expanded range of cryogenic shipping solutions to the life sciences market.
Under the new agreement, of which financial details were not disclosed, Cryo Store will offer Cryoport’s end-to-end cryogenic logistics solutions which uses liquid nitrogen (N2) containers to ship goods.
The shipping solution features a range of integrated capabilities, including the Cryoportal logistics management platform SmartPak IITM wireless condition monitoring system and Cryoport Express® dry vapour dewars, to enable transportation without degradation of material.
Cryo Store already provides storage and distribution services for temperature-controlled goods to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies across Europe, but is hoping to expand its capabilities with this new deal.
We are confident that Cryoport’s assistance in the cold chain logistics space will be an unparalleled asset to our biostorage business
Menno René Sappé, Director of Cryo Store, commented, “We chose to partner with Cryoport because of their cold chain logistics expertise and proven ability to manage the challenges of transporting valuable, temperature-sensitive biological materials. As a result, we immediately see the benefit of Cryoport’s specialised operating platform that employs industry-leading technology to ensure the timely and secure delivery of valuable samples.”
“We are confident that Cryoport’s assistance in the cold chain logistics space will be an unparalleled asset to our biostorage business.”
Jerrell Shelton, CEO of of the California-based company, reinforced, “Our partnership with Cryo Store marks yet another channel through which we are able to effectively support the cold chain market as the provider of the best-in-class cryogenic logistics solutions.”