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Ocean Thermonet

Providing you with a reliable and secure Ocean Freight offering, designed specifically for transporting Life Sciences goods

We understand the importance of bringing your goods to market in a cost-efficient way that doesn’t compromise on consistency, visibility and compliance. That is why we developed Ocean Thermonet, a service designed specifically for transporting Life Sciences goods, to meet your needs and ensure you never have to compromise.


We’re here to give you peace of mind, ensuring all your Thermonet shipments are handled by ocean freight for Life Sciences specialists, providing active monitoring for safe and reliable transport of your sensitive cargo.

Flexibility and Control

We give you more control and flexibility. Our industry leading positions in freight shipping gives us the capability to customize transport and Standard Operating Producer (SOP) to suit your specific requirements.


We get your goods where they need to be, in total compliance with regulations. We ensure all handling and processes are in line with Good (Distribution) Practice (GDP + GxP) and other pharma transport regulations.


We’re here to take the stress out of Life Sciences transport for you. We give you confidence and control, providing increased transparency and protection across trade lanes through the use of active monitoring devices.

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Handling your Life Sciences transport with the specialist care it needs.

Our Ocean Thermonet Products for Life Sciences

DHL Ocean Thermonet Control

We’re here to support your special requirements such as GDP compliance for your Life Sciences goods transport. Ocean Thermonet Control offers GDP+GxP compliant handling, supplier management, and a compliant Lane Level SOP with Lane Risk Assessment.

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We’re Here To
  • Support with expert staff fully trained on Goods (Distribution) Practice (GDP+GxP) regulations with periodic refresh and audits
  • Provide you with total confidence and reassurance. Our certification and audit process are steered centrally to maintain global compliance
  • Give you more control, providing customized lane level SOP management with exception management
  • Act on your needs, with proactive contingency plan design available

DHL Ocean Thermonet Protect

We’re here to offer added reassurance of monitoring for your Life Sciences goods transport. Ocean Thermonet Protect includes the same features as Thermonet Control PLUS active monitoring devices, device logistics, visibility via an online platform, 24/7 monitoring, and intervention capabilities.

We’re Here To
  • Give you total visibility, with 24/7 monitoring on parameters like temperature, humidity and light
  • Remove your stresses, offering intervention management capabilities in case of SOP deviation (e.g. route, temperature, humidity etc.)
  • Give you reassurance and control, providing one fully-integrated global "Life Track" IT platform, with easy access to data and analysis for your shipments

DHL Ocean LCL Pharma Reefer

Sustainable and cost-effective ocean freight for your smaller pharmaceutical shipments.

LCL Pharma Reefer includes an end-to-end temperature-controlled and GxP compliant consolidation service for +15/+25°C cargo. Your Life Sciences LCL shipments are handled through our DHL Ocean Thermonet station network.

Your Benefits
  • Every consolidation is equipped with an active monitoring device and is monitored through our DHL Ocean Thermonet Protect service
  • Improve your costs over shipping your smaller consignments via Air Freight or as underutilized FCL containers
  • Reduce your carbon footprint. Switch to sustainable marine fuel at no extra cost for customers with approved SBTi targets, and support the transition to clean and sustainable ocean freight transportation

DHL Ocean Secure

We give you confidence and control, leveraging GPS/GSM-enabled container security devices to provide visibility via a 24/7 online platform and monitoring of several parameters for the container, including; temperature, humidity, light and security.

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