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CSafeTM Recognizes First Recipient of EQUiP® Corporate Accreditation
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2011 — CSafe, LLC, manufacturer of the AcuTemp RKN active temperature-controlled
EQUiP accreditation is awarded to only those companies who achieve assessment program compliance and successfully
complete a proprietary web-based training program followed by an assessment by an authorized EQUiP representative.
EQUiP accreditation is awarded to only those companies who achieve assessment program compliance and successfully complete a proprietary web-based training program followed by an assessment by an authorized EQUiP representative. The Corporate Accreditation is unique in that it requires an accredited company to designate an employee who would obtain Elite Accreditation status and act as the in-house authority on the CSafe AcuTemp RKN. FedEx Custom Critical has three employees with EQUiP Elite Accreditation. "We are honored to be the first company to receive EQUiP Corporate Accreditation," said Virginia Albanese, President and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical. "By utilizing this technology, we are providing quality, temperature controlled shipping solutions across the globe."
Brian Kohr, CSafe President and CEO, commented on the Custom Critical EQUiP Corporate Accreditation, "As partners in cold chain management, we realize the importance of knowledge and experience in ensuring successful shipments. CSafe's assurance to the users of its RKN extends not only to the performance of the container itself, but also to the training of the personnel who will come into contact with our RKN. By adopting EQUiP practices, FedEx Custom Critical exemplifies the highest level of integrity related to the operation of the container and preservation of the cold chain."
Beyond the EQUiP Corporate Accreditation, individual certifications of EQUiP training include EQUiP Operative, developed for individuals that come into contact with the CSafe AcuTemp RKN on a daily basis, and EQUiP Elite, for key individuals within an organization that have exceptional industry knowledge and expertise and have completed all of the EQUiP training modules. The EQUiP training is designed to be flexible around the needs of both the organizations and the individual whether they operate in a life sciences, integrator, freight forwarder or airline environment.
CSafe, LLC provides solutions for the temperature-sensitive air freight market. Its flagship product, the AcuTemp RKN, is the first active controlled air container with FAA, EASA, Transport Canada, Hong Kong CAD, Irish Aviation Authority IAA and Israel CAA approvals. CSafe products are marketed through many global logistic partners and are designed to address the stringent requirements of the temperature-sensitive air carg o market. Since its launch in 2008, thousands of successful shipments have been made with the AcuTemp RKN. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, USA, CSafe, LLC is a joint venture between AmSafe Inc. and AcuTemp Thermal Systems. AcuTemp is the world's largest producer of actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for life sciences, healthcare, military and international disaster relief agencies. For more information, visit www.CSafeLLC.com.