Department of Environmental Protection, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
The EcoLogistics Community is established by ICLEI, a city network with ambitious visions, led by various innovators and dreamers, and supported by experts and industrial enterprises. It aims to be an international leader in sustainable freight and ecological logistics. Taoyuan has officially signed a contract with ICLEI on October 27, 2019, becoming the world's first chair for the international EcoLogistics Community.
EcoLogistics is the development of freight transport based on a low-carbon, sustainable, and people-oriented perspective. Over 2,000 logistics companies, accounting for 80% of total logistics companies are located in Taoyuan. Taoyuan, as the center of Taiwan's logistics industry, has the responsibility to lead the international community to implement EcoLogistics. Therefore, Taoyuan EcoLogistics Project Office was established to integrate the city government, industry, experts, scholars, and international organizations, in order to promote EcoLogistics. By doing this, cities can not only develop the economy but also protect the environment and create a win-win situation.
Cold chain for COVID19 vaccines The key to success for vaccinations in Taiwan (Zuellig Pharma)
Cold chain for COVID19 vaccines The key to success for vaccinations in Taiwan Zuellig Pharma Corporation, a leading healthcare services provider in Asia, has increased its cold chain capacity in the Taiwan to ensure that it is ready to receive, handle and distribute COVID-19 vaccines from different manufacturers and with different temperature requirements. Its cold rooms, with temperatures of 2°to 8°Celsius, are located in Taoyuan ; and can store up to millions vaccine doses. Its walk-in freezers can store up to millions doses at -15° to -25° Celsius. The company is also increasing its ultra-cold freezer capacity to 10 freezers that can store over five million doses at temperatures as low as -70° to -80° Celsius, and can further ramp up this capacity if needed. The company’s cold chain capabilities include the eZCooler solution, an environmentally friendly innovation that extends the storage time of temperature-sensitive products in transit from two days with a traditional system, to five days