CEVA Logistics recently transported COVID-19 vaccines from China to Uganda by using its temperature-sensitive logistics solutions. The shipment of 700,000 doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine was transported from Beijing Capital International Airport to Entebbe International Airport for the Ugandan Ministry of Health.
The CEVA team provided the quick response and reliable solution that the customer needed to transport the 21 pallets of vaccines. With a challenging spot airfreight market, CEVA was able to secure the needed routing and timing to transport the cargo safely and efficiently.
Niels Van Namen, Executive Vice President of CEVA’s Global Healthcare Sector said, “Our healthcare customers, like the Ugandan Ministry of Health, are looking for transport options that keep the end patient in mind. Individuals receiving COVID-19 vaccinations should not have to worry about the reliability of their dose. That’s our job, which is why behind every shipment, we see a patient.”
Transporting the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine requires cold chain custody between 2 to 80C throughout transport and storage in order to safeguard vaccine integrity. CEVA provides leading visibility and monitoring solutions through embedded location and temperature IoT devices.