Moving perishable commodities like fruits, flowers and fresh seafood to the far corners of the world once was feasible only by air, making the price of these products prohibitive for most consumers. Thanks to a new generation of refrigerated ocean containers, however, perishable goods increasingly are being shipped by more efficient water transport. This shift is opening up new markets to producers and providing a growing, global middle class with affordable access to the fresh foods they want to buy.
Logistics giant DHL has a new range of temperature-controlled packaging as part of its DHL Medical Express services in Singapore. The latest service offering completes the series of Thermo Packaging, which is now available to life sciences and healthcare clients here.