TempControl

United TempControl elevates the end-to-end management of your temperature-sensitive shipments through SOP-governed processes.

Our dedicated 24/7 Control Tower provides oversight and communication to safeguard shipment integrity. Our enhanced ground facilities in key pharmaceutical locations and highly-trained personnel throughout
our network deliver comprehensive care at all points
in the cool chain.

For pricing, reservations or additional information contact us.

View the global TempControl network


Services

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Container Type PharmaPort 360
va-Q-tainer
CSafe Envirotainer PharmaPort 360
va-Q-tainer
CSafe Envirotainer    
Boarding Priority Highest Highest Highest Highest Highest  
Control Tower Booking Management          
TempControl’s 24/7 team provides expert guidance on planning and booking the optimum route for your shipment.
Control Tower Oversight          
Shipments are tracked throughout their journey and up-to-the minute shipment status is provided 24/7 by our specially-trained TempControl Tower.
Just-In-Time Running          
Dedicated personnel ensure shipments are delivered planeside just-in-time for flight departure, minimizing exposure. At arrival, shipments are expedited off the plane to safe temperature-controlled storage at the warehouse.

Our standardized processes and procedures, and contingency plans based on specific temperature ranges, are aligned with IATA Chapter 17 standards.
Custom Tailored SOP          
Standardized processes and procedures, and contingency plans based on specific temperature ranges. Aligned with IATA Chapter 17 standards.
EZ SOP          
Our standardized processes and procedures, and contingency plans based on specific temperature ranges, are aligned with IATA Chapter 17 standards.
Temperature Monitoring          
Proactive temperature readings are logged and reported at critical points throughout the shipment’s journey.
Thermodynamic Management          
Highly trained, professional personnel ensure your valuable cargo remains safe throughout its journey. Physical battery checks, battery changes, re-icing, power supplied, and corrective actions taken on shipment as required.
Lease Management          
Leasing of temperature-controlled units is arranged and provided on customer request.
Unit Repositioning          
Repositioning is performed by United for customer-leased units following the completion of a shipment utilizing our global TempControl network.

Units approved and available for lease through United

  • CSafe RKN
  • CSafe RAP
  • Envirotainer RKN e1
  • Envirotainer RAP e2
  • Envirotainer RKN t2
  • Envirotainer RAP t2
  • Sonoco PharmaPort® 360
  • va-Q-tainer Half Eurox
  • va-Q-tainer EUROx
  • va-Q-tainer USx
  • va-Q-tainer XLx
  • va-Q-tainer TWINx

GPS tracking devices accepted

  • 7PSolutions GL-200-Tracker
  • CartaSense U-Sensor/CCM
  • Controlant EHF Model CO 10.01
  • Cubic Global Sentinel-5L
  • Cubic Global Sentinel-5B
  • Cubic Mesh Asset Tag RSU-3
  • DataLong16 DL 16-08-GS-A
  • FedEx SenseAwareSM 1000
  • FedEx SenseAwareSM 2000
  • Moog Crossbow ILC2000
  • OnAsset SENTRY 400 FlightSafe
  • OnAsset SENTRY 500 FlightSafe
  • Sendum Wireless PT300
  • SenseAware PT300D
  • U.S. Postal Inspection Service PT-200

TempControl in action

Deep frozen: -60°C to -30°C (va-Q-tec technology only)

Frozen: –10°C to –25°C (va-Q-tec technology only)

Cool: +2°C to +8°C

Ambient: +15°C to +25°C

  1. At origin

    1. United Cargo
      facility

      • Freight handled in adherence to customer specific standard operating procedures
      • Temperature-controlled storage
      • Temperature notifications at specified touch points, 24/7 and in real-time
      • Proactive temperature and battery voltage checks for active units
    2. Ramp
      transport

      • Expedited runner transports cargo
  2. In transit

    1. Aircraft loading, transport,
      and offloading

      • Highest freight boarding priority
      • Freight is positioned on aircraft for safest transport
      • First priority offloaded
  3. At destination

    1. Ramp
      transport

      • Expedited runner meets aircraft and transports cargo
    2. United Cargo
      facility

      • Freight handled in adherence to customer specific standard operating procedures
      • Temperature-controlled storage
      • Temperature notifications at specified touch points, 24/7 and in real-time
      • Proactive temperature and battery voltage checks for active units