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Celsius Passive

For your temperature sensitive supply chain

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Welcome to Celsius Passive, Swiss WorldCargo's transportation solution for temperature-sensitive pharma airfreight. As the market for pharmaceutical and healthcare products continues to grow and speed to market becomes increasingly essential, the reliance on air cargo within the healthcare industry has surged. The challenge faced by all parties involved in the supply chain is to maintain healthcare products within the required temperature range, ensuring an uninterrupted cool chain and preserving product quality. That's why pharmaceutical and healthcare companies worldwide are turning to Celsius Passive. Our cutting-edge passive packaging, combined with standardized processes, guarantees an uninterrupted cool chain, safeguarding the integrity of your valuable products. 

Temperature support along the end-to-end supply chain

  • Choice between the four official IATA temperature ranges:
    controlled frozen (FRO -20 °C), controlled cool (COL +2 °C to +8 °C),
    controlled room temperature (CRT +15 °C to 25 °C) and controlled extended room temperature (ERT +2 °C to +25 °C) as well as ambient storage
  • Standardised processes ensure that your cargo is stored in the required temperature environment as fast as possible
  • Wide range of storage options, namely“controlled frozen storage” (FRO),“controlled cool storage” (COL),“controlled room temperature” (CRT),“controlled extended room temperature storage” (ERT) and “ambient storage”
  • A global network of selected audited stations
  • Worldwide skilled personnel
  • Thermo truck network available
  • Preferred capacity access
  • Efficient standardised transport and handling processes
  • Compliance with IATA Chapter 17 regulations
  • Dangerous Goods accepted (local restrictions and IATA DG Regulations apply)
  • An integrated online consignment tracking system

Our hub. A Seamless temperature-controlled environment

  • Our hub is GDP compliant (Swissmedic) and IATA CEIV certified
  • Four different controlled storage possibilities (FRO, COL, CRT and ERT) on top of ambient storage
  • Short distances via tunnel between warehouse and aircraft position, in combination with all-in-one operational and warehouse handling
  • Swiss WorldCargo hub control center ensures a smooth, reliable and flexible handling of shipments




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Available for booking with multiple products

Our Transportation Solution, Celsius Passive, can be booked in combination with a wide range of products:

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Caractéristiques des capacités


Capacités réservées  Oui pour les réservations XPS, jusqu'à 6 heures avant l'heure de départ
Limitation de poids par article  En fonction du type d’avion 
Volume maximal par article  En fonction du type d’avion 
BUP* Oui
Transport de marchandises spéciales (produits dangereux, etc.)  Oui, sauf exceptions
Camion Oui

*BUP (Bulk Utilization Programme): les conteneurs et palettes prêts au transport profitent de conditions préférentielles et d'une expédition plus rapide. 

Caractéristiques du handling


Dernier délai de dépôt avant le décollage  90 à 240 min*
Temps de transfert  Jusqu'à 6 heures* 
Livraison après l’atterrissage  60 à 600 min*
Marquage spécial par le client   IATA Time and Temperature Sensitive Label
Gestion et traitement particulier des flux  Oui

*En fonction du produit (SWISS X-Presso ou SWISS General Cargo)