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April 24, 2024

Supply Chain Innovation & Sustainability Quest

At this year’s LogiPharma, our Head of Sales (EMEA), Radek Samsonowicz was joined by Ruud van der Geer, Director Logistic Solutions & EMEA Product Handling at MSD, in an engaging conversation on how to leverage digitally integrated partnerships to build a fully connected 'plant-to-patient' supply chain.

SkyCell's fourth Annual Sustainability Report
April 3, 2024

SkyCell Fourth Annual Sustainability Report is now available

Dive into SkyCell's groundbreaking journey towards zero medicine loss and zero CO₂ emissions with our fourth Annual Sustainability Report. Read more on how we're revolutionizing the pharmaceutical supply chain across three focus areas: climate action, circular economy, and collaboration for change.

SkyCell's Remarkable 0.05% Excursion Rate
March 20, 2024

SkyCell’s Remarkable 0.05% Excursion Rate

With an industry-leading temperature excursion rate of less than 0.05%, our hybrid container solutions set a new standard for excellence. Learn how our proactive approach to quality management and innovative technology ensure the integrity of life-saving medications throughout the supply chain. Join us in shaping the future of pharmaceutical transportation. Read more about SkyCell's Remarkable 0.05% Excursion Rate .

January 9, 2024

SkyCell partners with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo for ULD tracking and visibility

SkyCell is the chosen ULD tracking partner for Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, marking a groundbreaking partnership. Our IoT-driven SkyMind platform brings real-time visibility, enhancing operational efficiency and cost savings. With a focus on revolutionizing the airline industry, our collaboration aims to address ULD challenges and optimize cargo movement.

Sustainability in Pharma: Beyond Misconceptions
November 30, 2023

Sustainability in Pharma: Beyond Misconceptions

We are excited to announce our collaboration with WBR Insights in producing its first annual sustainability report. SkyCell played a pivotal role by crafting insightful survey questions, providing commentary, and presenting tangible solutions for achieving sustainability targets in the pharmaceutical industry. 

what is storage temperature
November 20, 2023

What Is Storage Temperature and Why Is It Important in the Cold Supply Chain?

What is storage temperature and why is it important? Answering these questions will help you understand SkyCell’s mission and role in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

SkyCell and Delta Cargo's strategic partnership
November 16, 2023

SkyCell and Delta Cargo forge strategic partnership

We are thrilled to announce that SkyCell and Delta Cargo have embarked on a strategic partnership. This collaboration marks a significant advancement in secure and efficient pharmaceutical shipping, with Delta Cargo integrating SkyCell’s state-of-the-art containers to enhance their service offerings.

M&G’S CATALYST Strategy Invests $57 Million in SkyCell
November 6, 2023

M&G’S CATALYST Strategy Invests $57 Million in SkyCell

In a significant development, SkyCell has secured a $57 million funding round in partnership with Catalyst, M&G Investments' $6 billion purpose-led private assets strategy. This strategic investment is poised to accelerate SkyCell’s global expansion and bolster its mission to establish safer, more sustainable, and highly efficient pharmaceutical supply chains.

August 28, 2023

Redefining pharma logistics: MIT CTL’s breakthrough in carbon reduction

Discover how SkyCell sustainably shipped around 8.8 million vaccines to the Brazilian Government, allowing patients to receive their essential medicine in the quality required, all while reducing the impact that shipments like these normally impose on our planet.

Maximizing Efficiency and Minimizing Waste: Reducing Environmental Impact in Cold Chain Logistics
August 21, 2023

Maximizing Efficiency and Minimizing Waste: Reducing Environmental Impact in Cold Chain Logistics

In today's world, where our environment is facing significant problems, it's crucial to act swiftly to prevent future crises caused by pollution and damage to nature. At Skycell, we understand the seriousness of this situation, and we're dedicated to taking prompt and well-thought-out actions in response.

August 16, 2023

SkyCell’s unmatched performance during the hottest summer ever

In recent weeks many parts of Europe, Asia, and the US have endured searing heat waves as global temperatures reached record-breaking highs. Tarmac temperatures are reported to have reached 60°C at certain airports. As global infrastructure are reaching their limits, it’s the packaging that needs to step up at this crucial moment.

how cold chain is maintained
July 13, 2023

How cold chain is maintained?

Maintaining a cold chain is of utmost importance in the medical industry. The consequences of a broken cold chain can be astronomical, both financially and in terms of product integrity.

The Role of Temperature Monitoring in Pharma Cold Chain Logistics
June 27, 2023

The Role of Temperature Monitoring in Pharma Cold Chain Logistics

Pharma cold chain logistics is strictly linked to temperature monitoring. After all, this is the transportation of temperature-susceptible products. Therefore, it is crucial to control and overview temperature at all times – otherwise the products might become unusable. But, what exactly is the role of temperature monitoring in pharma cold chain, and what solutions can be used to ensure the products’ safety? Please read this article if you desire to learn the answers.

Deep Frozen Containers In The Pharma Industry
June 20, 2023

Deep-frozen containers in the pharma industry

In the pharmaceutical industry, maintaining the integrity and safety of temperature-sensitive products is of paramount importance. Deep-frozen containers play a vital role in preserving the efficacy and quality of pharmaceuticals that require storage in low temperature and in particular humidity. This article delves into the significance of deep-frozen containers in the pharma industry and their role in ensuring temperature control and product safety. Please read it if you are interested in this topic.

June 14, 2023

SkyCell forges new partnership with Marken

SkyCell is proud to announce its latest partnership with Marken, the clinical trials logistics subsidiary of UPS Healthcare, that specializes in providing global supply chain solutions from clinical to commercial. The collaboration will provide Marken with SkyCell containers to ship critical and temperature-sensitive drugs worldwide.

May 15, 2023

What is cold chain logistics?

The cold chain brings on two major logistical challenges. The first is the requirement for maximizing warehouse area utilization. The second challenge is to manage the flow and storage of cargo in accordance with prevailing requirements and regulations to ensure the complete safety and immutability of the products handled. In this context, it is worth exploring the meaning of the term cold chain. What is a cold chain in medical terms? What is cold chain logistics? Please read the article if you're interested in learning the answers.

Challenges in pharma supply chain
May 15, 2023

Challenges in pharma supply chain

Today, the pharmaceutical industry is an important part of the global economy. With the growing demand for medicines, the challenges of ensuring the quality and quantity of products in the pharmaceutical supply chain are becoming more complex. These issues affect not only medicine manufacturers, but also distributors, wholesalers and pharmacies. If you want to know what challenges the pharmaceutical industry is facing in supply chain management and learn about other pharmaceutical supply chain issues, be sure to read the full article.

April 20, 2023

SkyCell publishes third annual Sustainability Report

SkyCell is pleased to share with you our third annual Sustainability Report. We believe it is an important part of our mission to detail the progress made in achieving our sustainability targets and share these with all our stakeholders.

SkyCell welcomes Lazard Asset Management
April 18, 2023

SkyCell welcomes Lazard Asset Management as a shareholder

SkyCell is pleased to welcome Lazard Asset Management as a new shareholder, following their recent acquisition of a minority stake in our company.

April 11, 2023

SkyCell and Etihad: Strong partnerships overcome the most difficult challenges

SkyCell and Etihad Cargo successfully completed a shipment of temperature-sensitive vaccines in two 1500C containers between Amsterdam and Manila, via Abu Dhabi.

Why Both S-Data And O-Data Are Needed
September 19, 2022

Gain complete end-to-end visibility over your supply chain: why both S-data and O-data are needed

During the past two decades, the value of pharmaceutical goods traded globally has grown sixfold, from $113 billion in 2000 to $629 billion in 2019¹. As a result of this growth, supply chains have become increasingly global and complex, with current regulations being too focused on managing a ‘black box’ without visibility on the status of the shipment.

August 18, 2022

The 1500X hybrid container achieves outstanding CO2 emissions reduction

The 1500X - SkyCell’s next generation of hybrid container - continues to steer the industry in reaching new levels of performance in sustainability and efficiency. The container raises the bar for protecting pharma shipments at +2°C to +8°C or +15°C to +25°C and ensures protection for an unbroken cold chain.

August 15, 2022

No spoilage, no excursion and on time: hybrid solution delivers on challenging multinational shipment

With disruptions to pharma shipments possible at any number of points along the supply chain, robust solutions are required if substantial wastage of medicines is not to occur. For temperature-sensitive goods, this concern is even greater given additional logistical challenges. That’s where hybrid solutions come into consideration.

May 17, 2022

The 1500X: Providing X-tra performance and efficiency

The next generation of hybrid containers has arrived - the 1500X. Discover more on best in class performance, door-to-door security for an unbroken cold chain and greater optimization of efficiency features.

May 4, 2022

As China went into lockdown, SkyCell successfully delivered life-saving vaccines door-to-door from Europe to Beijing

Conditions on the ground for logistics businesses currently operating in China are challenging. Discover how SkyCell was well disposed to meet this challenge head on with our hybrid 2500C containers and the SECURE real-time monitoring platform.

April 5, 2022

SkyCell updates its container lineup with the 1500X Hybrid container with 270 hours independent runtime for temperature-sensitive pharma product transportation

SkyCell has launched the new 1500X container, the next generation in its hybrid container portfolio. Discover more on how it ensures protection for an unbroken cold chain.

November 9, 2021

SkyCell and Japan Airlines partner to support the growing Japanese pharmaceutical shipment market

SkyCell has partnered with Japan Airlines Cargo, to meet Japan's growing needs for vaccine and pharmaceutical transportation. Read more on this exciting new partnership that will strengthen SkyCell's presence in Japan.

October 14, 2021

Richard Ettl interviewed by TechCrunch

Our CEO and Co-Founder, Richard Ettl, spoke to Emma Betuel from TechCrunch about our successful $35M in Series C funding, as well as many issues related to the biopharma industry itself. Read more about the coverage here and access the TechCrunch article.

October 11, 2021

SkyCell raises $35M investment to drive future growth

This latest round of investment funding consolidates SkyCell’s position in strategically important Middle and Far East regions, setting the stage for a new phase of growth capitalizing on surging global demand for safe, secure, and sustainable pharma cold-chain solutions.

September 30, 2021

SkyCell opens new service center in Puerto Rico

SkyCell has opened a new service center in Puerto Rico to facilitate shipments to local pharma clients and patients on the island and throughout the region. See how SkyCell could help you with future shipments to Puerto Rico and beyond.

August 31, 2021

SkyCell partners with All Nippon Airways to support Japanese pharma market

SkyCell has partnered with All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's largest airline. This partnership will not only strengthen our support for pharmaceutical customers shipping in and out of Japan, but will also benefit ANA in reaching their own sustainability goals.

July 29, 2021

New audit reaffirms SkyCell’s high-performance efficiency

For the fourth year in a row, SkyCell has upheld its high-performance title with an audit proving less than 0.1% temperature excursions occur end-to-end of our shipments. Take a look to learn more.

July 19, 2021

SkyCell SECURE: Immediate insights into your supply chain

SkyCell SECURE is the start of our bold new chapter. A SaaS platform, it is ready to optimize pharma supply chains and to take the industry forwards. Explore its early development and what it means for the industry at large.

June 16, 2021

SkyCell partners with Etihad Cargo to sustainably transport life-saving pharmaceuticals

SkyCell has partnered with Etihad Cargo to bring customers a wide range of solutions to transport their temperature-controlled pharmaceuticals in a safe, secure, and sustainable way.

May 18, 2021

LATAM Cargo Group collaborates with SkyCell to bring hybrid to South America’s pharma market

SkyCell has joined forces with LATAM Cargo Group to expand their pharma services and protection by utilizing our hybrid containers across their South American network. This will add further shielding for shipments heading to Brazil, Argentina, Chile and more.

May 12, 2021

LOT partners with SkyCell’s hybrid technology

SkyCell has signed an agreement with LOT Airlines that will extend LOT Cargo's capabilities in the transport of medicines and pharmaceutical products using our innovative hybrid containers.

May 4, 2021

DB Schenker partners with SkyCell to enhance medicine logistics solutions 

SkyCell and DB Schenker have announced a new partnership that will transform its logistics services to transport life-saving vaccines and medicines to remote areas around the world.

April 27, 2021

SkyCell and Alitalia collaborate to ship 3 million meningitis vaccine doses to Belo Horizonte

SkyCell recently collaborated with our partner, Alitalia, to ship 3 million meningitis vaccine doses from Rome to Belo Horizonte in order to support Brazil’s National Immunization Program for children and adolescents.

April 14, 2021

Virgin Atlantic and SkyCell join forces to ensure safe and secure pharma shipments worldwide

SkyCell has formed a new partnership with Virgin Atlantic that brings together the commitment of both companies to provide innovative solutions and use sustainable resources to ensure the safe and secure shipment of valuable pharma products and vital vaccines.

April 1, 2021

The future is hybrid

Our hybrid containers play a leading part in our ability to maintain our values and ensuring safe, secure and sustainable medicine protection. Take a look at the world of hybrid.

February 23, 2021

SkyCell completes product portfolio with new frozen container for -20°C transport

SkyCell has developed the new 1500F, the fourth temperature range which completes the product suite from deep frozen to controlled room temperature. The 1500F, which maintains a steady temperature of -15°C to -25°C for more than 120 hours.

January 26, 2021

The SkyCell 1500DF – A game-changer in the transportation of deep-frozen medicine

SkyCell has engineered the new deep-frozen 1500DF container, which enables that more life-saving medicines and active pharma ingredients (APIs) can be transported in one air cargo shipment while increasing the safety and sustainability of the shipment. Discover our latest product innovation.

January 26, 2021

South Korea goes Hybrid – SkyCell and Korean Air announce partnership

SkyCell and Korean Air Cargo have signed an agreement to lease SkyCell's hybrid containers. The partnership follows SkyCell’s recent launch of a service center in Seoul and the appointment of a Business Development Director for Korea.

December 14, 2020

SkyCell introduces new deep frozen container – The 1500DF

SkyCell’s new deep-frozen solution is capable of maintaining a steady temperature of minus 60° Celsius to minus 80° Celsius, while reducing the amount of dry-ice by more than half. Explore our latest product innovation.

December 14, 2020

SkyCell joins consortium to deliver end-to-end Covid-19 vaccine distribution solution

SkyCell has become part of the establishment of the Hope Consortium – a neutral platform that offers a scalable solution to reach emerging markets in best-in-class quality. The consortium will facilitate the distribution of over 1.8 billion Covid-19 vaccines by end of 2021.

November 19, 2020

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo partner with SkyCell

SkyCell and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have signed a partnership agreement to expand access to SkyCell's hybrid containers in supply chains, enabling further safety and sustainability solutions for pharmaceutical shipments. The new deal is part of a shift towards the adoption of enhanced technological solutions to meet both the demands of pandemic logistics and requirements of environmental agreements.

November 5, 2020

New SkyCell Service Centers open as the race for secure pharma containers intensifies

SkyCell has opened new Service Centers in Korea, Italy and the USA. Virtual training and digitalization projects have enabled expansion to continue in spite of Covid-19 lockdowns. This expansion responds to increased global demand for temperature-controlled, IoT- tracked containers as pharma shippers begin answering to greater need for pharmaceuticals and increased regulatory requirements to protect crucial supply chains.

November 3, 2020

Partnership between SkyCell and Unitrans to Secure Sensitive Biologics

SkyCell and Unitrans International Corporation (an AIT Worldwide Logistics Company) have partnered up to provide increased access to SkyCell’s hybrid containers for the transport of life-saving pharmaceuticals around the world.

October 9, 2020

Audited data: the new industry standard for lane validation

Under the new circumstances of Covid-19, audited data from end-to-end of the supply chain is the most reliable mirror of the truth. For the third year in a row, SkyCell has upheld its high-performance title with an audit* proving <0.1% temperature excursions occur end-to-end of our shipments.

September 29, 2020

Qatar Airways Cargo Signs Agreement for SkyCell Hybrid

Qatar Airways Cargo and SkyCell have signed an agreement to lease SkyCell hybrid containers. The agreement ensures pharma shippers have increased access to the self-charging, temperature-controlled container to boost the safety and sustainability of their shipments.

September 28, 2020

Government influence in Green Pharma Logistics to boost savings made with SkyCell hybrid

Governments around the world are imposing fees upon those delivering goods unsustainably and introducing systems that advocate for sustainable packaging, meaning savings with SkyCell’s hybrid pharmaceutical containers are set to rise.

September 2, 2020

Richard Ettl interviewed on Monocle 24’s Eureka podcast

SkyCell’s CEO and Co-Founder, Richard Ettl, sat down with Monocle 24’s Daniel Bach to talk about SkyCell’s growth over the past decade, from the earliest days of an idea to becoming a global leader in the field, and now working with 15 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

July 15, 2020

Data-driven software saves medicine during pandemic

Collective efforts between a major British pharmaceutical company, Qatar Airways and SkyCell secured a safe vaccine delivery to India that would otherwise have been severely delayed and resulted in unusable, degraded medication.

July 10, 2020

SkyCell assigned a critical supplier by EU Commission & Swiss Government

Here's why data insights are essential to guaranteeing the safe and sustainable distribution of a life-saving Covid-19 vaccine.

June 2, 2020

Delivering 4 million doses of vaccines to Brazil

SkyCell, DHL and Lufthansa have joined forces to transport high-valuable vaccines from Siena via Frankfurt to Belo Horizonte.

June 2, 2020

Europe-based pharma client rolls out the hybrid globally

With Skycell’s implementation support, a European manufacturer smoothly switched to the hybrid for their global vaccines supply chain within 9 months.

May 26, 2020

Unveiling our next chapter: Safe. Secure. Sustainable.

We are writing the next chapter in the SkyCell story with the unveiling of your new strapline. We have decided to bring into the spotlight what is important to our clients, partners, investors and to us at SkyCell: our values. Learn why sustainability should matter to you.

April 30, 2020

SkyCell closes large growth-funding round during COVID-19

The importance of temperature control in pharma distribution has not gone unnoticed in the investment community. SkyCell closes an oversubscribed financing round of 62M USD to expand its global footprint and container fleet.

April 28, 2020

SkyCell successfully transported pneumococcal vaccines in support of 326,000 German patients

In response to shortage, SkyCell, KLM and UPS teamed up to ensure 6,5 tons of the critical vaccines were shipped from Tokyo and Osaka via Amsterdam to Frankfurt safely, timely and within temperature range in fight against COVID-19.

March 25, 2020

Supply Chain Resilience during COVID-19 Pandemic

SkyCell is proud to let you know that even during the restrictions put in place due to COVID-19, 100% of our deliveries of the last four weeks were on time. We are aware that even minor disruptions can cause delays in delivering life-saving drugs to patients and potential financial losses. We would like to highlight the measures SkyCell has taken to maintain a high level of performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring your supply chains' resilience.

March 3, 2020

Sustainability needs to be more than just a buzzword

Learn more about SkyCell's approach of tackling supply chain emissions and building a sustainable pharma supply chain.

February 26, 2020

How to ship Antivirals and Clinical Trials to China

Coronavirus Special: When thousands of lives depend on the content of one container, there is no room for failure. SkyCell has the expertise and fleet capacity to support you in this complex undertaking.

December 12, 2019

Best-practices for your Asia Pacific Cold Chain

Pharma logistics faces diverse market conditions and requirements in the APAC region. Learn more about our solutions for your cold chain.

October 10, 2019

Big Data in pharma cold chain logistics

Collecting and reporting data in near real-time cuts costs and reduces risk. Learn more about our IoT infrastructure, software developments and big data systems.

July 25, 2019

How to manage extended transit times in Brazil without excursions

A lack of visibility of temperature data during transit can be a challenge for pharma companies. Discover in our best-practice case study what solutions SkyCell offers.

July 22, 2019

Unparalleled security for SkyCell’s smart containers through banking grade Securosys Hardware

Quality is everything to us, which is why each SkyCell smart container has a digital identity that is used for tracking it through blockchain technology, wherever it is located in the world. This is made possible by equipping it with public and private keys generated by Securosys Hardware Security Modules.

July 17, 2019

How to execute a door-to-door shipment to China

Transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals to China while being fully GDP compliant can be a challenge. Discover in our best-practice case study which solutions SkyCell offers.

July 8, 2019

SkyCell presents quality award to Emirates SkyCargo

Two years of partnership with zero temperature excursions. For its outstanding performance in pharma transport, Emirates SkyCargo was honored with the first SkyCell Quality Award.

June 20, 2019

SkyCell increases its availability for in the US market with a new partnership

SkyCell and United Cargo have announced a close partnership which makes United Cargo the first U.S. carrier to lease and transport the innovative temperature-sensitive containers manufactured by SkyCell.

June 19, 2019

SkyCell and AirBridgeCargo expand partnership

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and SkyCell have sealed a close partnership for the lease of all types of SkyCell’s temperature-controlled containers.

June 11, 2019

A new partnership takes off to Singapore

SkyCell and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have sealed a partnership for the lease of SkyCell containers to serve the surging demand in Singapore and the Asia Pacific Region. Learn what kind of benefits the collaboration brings for SkyCell clients.

April 8, 2019

Peace of Mind Insurance

Being the safest pharma container is not enough. SkyCell expands its SkyCellent services with a new additional offering.

April 3, 2019

A new Collaboration is in the Air

SkyCell and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have announced a global cooperation to work more closely together on existing and future pharmaceutical logistics business.