The Highs and Lows of Temperature-Sensitive Shipping

Here in Atlanta, summer has now given way to early fall, which is bad news for the HVAC industry but a welcome change for Atlantans. This time of year is also welcome to shippers of temperature-sensitive products. A package containing insulin, which must be protected from excessive temperatures, will remain unspoiled longer on a Minneapolis doorstep at 60 degrees Fahrenheit than on a Phoenix doorstep in 105 degrees. Optimizing the design of temperature-sensitive packages can help ensure that package contents will arrive in optimal condition by staying within the designated temperature range through the transportation process. Avoiding spoilage is not, [...]