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Jet Freight played a key role in the transportation of the Covid-19 vaccine

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MUMBAI : Jet Freight, one of India’s leading freight forwarders continued to leverage its complete logistics services to deliver over ten million vaccines across key locations in the country. Jet Freight logistics provided their logistics services to the Central Government of Routine Immunization vaccine under Prime Minister twenty-point program and Covid 19 vaccine mainly Covishield and Covaxin from Mumbai Central to across key locations in India through Air India flights. Its regional offices coordinated in building a strong network for delivering point-to-point vaccines to government hospitals and enhancing its reputation as a trusted logistics partner with leading pharma and government agencies. From key metros like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad to other cities like Lucknow, Indore, Raipur, Jaipur, Chandīgarh, Patna, Bhopal, Varanasi, and Vishakhapatnam, etc. Jet Freight’s advanced cold chain supply services employed superior temperature-controlled Envirotainers that utilize active temperature control systems based on compressor cooling and electric heating technologies.

Jet Freight, a technology-enabled company is a prime choice among the leading airlines and is considered among the top 3 freight forwarders in the country, with international operations managed from their offices in Dubai & Netherlands. Jet Freight has added to its existing Ocean and Air Freight capabilities, a much deeper domestic supply chain combined with added services such as customs clearance and value-added services for clients that require transportation services with time-sensitive and temperature-controlled environmental needs. With over 10 regional offices across the country, Jet Freight integrates its logistic efforts for superior delivery services and helped in providing a seamless and speedy solution during the initial and ongoing battle against Covid 19. Jet Freight’s proximity to the air cargo complexes is another reason that contributed to delivering the vaccines since time was another sensitive factor when it came to making Covid vaccines available to government hospitals.

According to Richard Theknath, Chairman and Managing Director, Jet Freight, “We believe in a continuous up-gradation of our logistic expertise while being resilient in providing responsible and reliable logistics solutions to our clients. During the pandemic, our mission was to optimize our existing air and sea freight service expertise to deliver over ten million vaccines across the country. In achieving this feat, we witnessed stupendous use of our logistics management system that is a part of our supply chain management. Jet Freight’s proximity to the air cargo complexes helped secure faster clearances and timely delivery of the vaccines in superior temperature-controlled environments. Given the precautionary measures with the rise in viral mutations of Delta and Omicron, we are leveraging our logistics expertise to deliver vaccines within tighter timelines and partner with the central government in the fight against Covid 19.”
Jet Freight continues to ramp up its services to deliver these vaccines and other essential goods while adhering to respective Covid 19 protocols and government regulations even as they accomplish these deliveries under difficult situations and critical deadlines.

About Jet Freight:
Established in 1986 with a vision to be the front-runner in the logistic industry, Jet Freight is one of the leading freight forwarders today, offering complete logistics solutions. They offer a wide variety of services to our clients, managing over 150 tonnes of air cargo daily with all the leading global airlines and specialize in perishable, time-sensitive, and general cargo, while being a known name in the market for customs clearance, logistics solutions, shipment of hazardous cargo, and ODC consignments. They have a strong presence in 10+ cities in India and cater to over 200 countries in the world with branches in Dubai and Netherlands having state-of-art technology that supports round-the-clock operational processes for enhanced efficiency and quicker response rates. Their infrastructure is well-equipped with advanced technological enhancements to handle sensitive daily shipments under tight time schedules.

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