Peli BioThermal Wins Air Cargo Sustainability Award

Peli BioThermal Wins Air Cargo Sustainability Award

TIACA award winners

The International Air Cargo Association recognises environmental, social and economic impact of Crēdo™ family of reusable packaging

Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature-controlled packaging, announces it has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Air Cargo Sustainability Award in the corporate category by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). The company received the award on Dec. 10, 2020, during the last day of the Digital Air Cargo Forum.

Peli BioThermal was recognised for its work to improve sustainability through manufacturing and use of durable, reusable temperature-controlled packaging to replace single-use packaging. Research and analysis shows a two-year clinical trial with 30,000 individual package shipments of single-use shippers emits 1,122 tonnes of CO2e. By contrast, the same trial using Peli BioThermal’s Crēdo Cube™ shipper requires only 772 units and 241 tonnes of CO2e. This is a 78 percent reduction of global warming carbon footprint potential between the single-use and reusable approaches. These same benefits apply to global air cargo shipments of critical pharmaceuticals transported using Crēdo™ Cargo pallet-accepting shippers.

“Our efforts to improve sustainability in manufacturing and our products is far-reaching--helping us and the companies we work with to achieve sustainability goals,” said David Williams, President of Peli BioThermal. “We are honoured that an independent panel of judges recognised the work we are doing to protect our natural resources and the environment, as well as advance sustainability within air cargo.”

The Air Cargo Sustainability Awards recognise companies that make positive change by supporting social welfare, economic development and environmental protection through innovation and partnerships. TIACA received 23 applications for the awards from a diverse group of companies advancing sustainability in the air cargo industry, including areas of carbon reduction, drones, humanitarian aid, waste reduction, packaging, ULDs, process efficiencies, people and COVID-19 relief.

All entries were evaluated by an independent panel of five judges: Chris McDermott, CEO, CHAMP Cargosystems; Deniz Kargaci, manager of corporate sustainability management, Turkish Airlines; Eng Naif Al-Abri, CEO of TRANSOM; Steven Polmans, director cargo and logistics, Brussels Airport; and Susy Schoneberg, head of Flexport. The evaluation criteria included the three aspects of sustainability--environmental, social, economic--as well as innovation and practical applicability of solutions.
Visit to learn more about the wide range of Peli BioThermal products and offerings. To learn more about the environmental impact of single-use versus reusable temperature-controlled packaging, visit

Peli BioThermal is a division of Peli Products, S.L.U., which is the European arm of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

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About Peli Products
Peli Products, S.L.U. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Peli™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. Headquartered in Torrance, CA, Pelican Products, Inc. operates in 26 countries, with 24 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit or

About Peli BioThermal
Peli BioThermal Ltd. offers the widest range of temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company is the recipient of two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade in 2018 and Innovation in 2017. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfil the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. Outside of Europe, the company does business under the name Pelican BioThermal LLC. For more information, visit

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