LIVE EVENT: Industry’s First Passive Aircraft Certified ULD for Pharmaceutical Air Freight – Pegasus ULD

Join Sonoco ThermoSafe’s thermal engineering and air freight logistics experts on one of the global series dates in your preferred language.

Global Webinar Series

ENGLISH: September 28th [10amEST] [4pmCET] [6pm GST]
DEUTSCH: September 30th [10amGMT] [11amCET]
MEA/APAC: October 5th [10amGST] [2pm SGT/CST/HGT] [3pmJST/KST] [4pmAEST] (Spoken in English)

We will focus on:

  • How the airline industry has shifted, putting strain on cargo handling procedures and pressure to make the right packaging choices
  • Introducing the Pegasus ULD – industry’s first Passive + ULD
  • Examining different logistics scenarios to demonstrate how the choice of packaging changes shipment handling processes at sending site and destination
  • To use Telemetry not only for current shipment status, but post shipment compliance, audit of partners, lane characterization and process improvement
  • Addressing how choice of bulk air freight packaging system impacts your corporate sustainability plans, including a TLC (Total Landed Costs) of single use vs. rental

Breakout Discussions
After the 30-minute general session, participants will be split into 3 topic-focused sessions in separate breakout groups for 30 minutes. We encourage ‘camera on’ for these open discussions, please bring your questions and a cup of coffee. Choose your topic in the registration form.

1) BioPharma Manufacturer & Freight Forwarder Collaborative Decisions
• How the container is thermally qualified
• Ground handling Services for the Pegasus compared to other containers
• How risks are reduced using the combination of a passive + ULD container
• Why would a forwarder recommend this container vs. another?

2) Airline Considerations
• How does a Pegasus reduce the need of specialized training and procedures for ground staff?
• Pegasus trial and performance data
• Ground handling Services for the Pegasus compared to other containers

3) Telemetry-Enabled Packaging
• What does cloud-based, instantly accessible data look like from the Pegasus?
• How can I use the container data in combination with other supply chain data?
• What type of reports can be run?

Don’t miss!
 Breakout room summaries
 Prize drawings!

Speaker panel:

Vivian Berni, MPH, is a Director of Product Management within ThermoSafe,
She consults and designs product solutions that enhance customer satisfaction and success in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector, all through the lens of digital interconnectivity.
Vivian has worked with the Life Sciences and Healthcare transportation industry since 2009, playing key roles at DHL in product development, corporate strategy and innovation through digital transformation. She is passionate about helping, educating and supporting clients as they develop strategic plans. Currently, Vivian is implementing data-driven solutions that aid customers evolve their business.
Bourji Mourad, Director of Global Logistics & Partner Management at Sonoco ThermoSafe has spent the last 20+ years in the air cargo temperature management and cold chain logistics sector for safer transportation of time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. Currently, Bourji is building a global network of stations for handling and repair of Pegasus Unit Load Devices being launched during 2021. Bourji is also creating partnerships with selective Airlines and Freight Forwarders at corporate level making it possible for mutual customers gain access to the fleet of containers offered by Sonoco under a rental program for shipping Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences products.
Prior to joining Sonoco, Bourji was with Envirotainer for 18 years, as Global Head of Partner Management & Compliance. Bourji is based in Worcestershire, United Kingdom with his wife and two sons. He enjoys innovation, coaching staff, business development and discovering customer true needs.
Director of Business Development Bulk Rental EMEA & APAC at Sonoco Thermosafe, since February 2021. Previously Federico, was 15 years at DHL Global Forwarding covering Business Development EMEA & APAC, at Temperature Management Solution division. Founding team member at LifeConEx-DHL Joint Venture. Started his career 1987 at Lufthansa Cargo in Buenos Aires, later Philadelphia, in several Sales and Operation functions. Federico has more than 30 years of experience in international logistics and has been over 25 years involved with Life Sciences Cold chain special logistics. IATA International trainer for Time & Sensitive Cargo since 2011. Speaker at international cold chain conferences in US, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific as Latin America in the last 10 years. Federico attended Veterinary School of Medicine at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where he earned a master’s degree.