Air Canada Cargo attains QEP Accreditation
Air Canada Cargo has received QEP Accreditation from Envirotainer at its Canadian Global hub - Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) as well as six more stations across its network: Indianapolis (IND), Chicago (ORD), London Heathrow (LHR), Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS) and Frankfurt (FRA). Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP) Accreditation demonstrates Air Canada Cargo’s competency in handling Envirotainer containers and cold chain shipments.
“We are proud to receive QEP Accreditation from Envirotainer. This is an important acknowledgement of our commitment to maintaining the highest industry standards when it comes to the handling of temperature-controlled shipments,” said Lise-Marie Turpin, Vice President Air Canada Cargo.
“AC Absolute° is a premium, quality-driven service that the healthcare industry can rely on when shipping healthcare products,” said Chris Fore, Compliance Manager at Envirotainer. “I am especially pleased to recognize Air Canada Cargo as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider.”
Air Canada Cargo has handled the Envirotainer container since 2011, when it launched its AC Absolute° solution. An AC Cool Chain solution, AC Absolute° is offered at over 40 certified locations throughout Air Canada Cargo’s international network.
Air Canada Cargo will pursue QEP accreditation at all AC Absolute° locations in its continued commitment to the quality handling of temperature-controlled shipments.
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Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 55 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.