Bridgestone's unique Pay-PerKilometre (PPK) solution propels Kool-Ex' business
MOTORINDIA|June 2021
Kool-Ex has a fleet of 300+ reefer trucks and undoubtedly tyres have a very critical role to play in the company’s quest for efficiency, reliability and safety, particularly in the current times where cold chain transporters are on the move all the time. It is here that its association with Bridgestone has been of utmost benefit, writes Rajesh Rajgor
Rajesh Rajgor

With Bridgestone’s unique Pay-Per-Kilometre (PPK) solution, along with its end-to-end tyre management services which includes supply, tracking, monitoring and overall maintenance of tyres, we have chosen brand Bridgestone as our strategic partner.

– Rahul Agarwal, MD, Kool-Ex Cold Chain

Kool-Ex is one of the largest pharmaceutical cold chain logistic service providers in the country. The logistic veteran with over 25 years in the industry has been at the forefront to deliver corona virus vaccines and anti-viral drugs from manufacturers to pan-India locations. “Our workforce has been active round-the-clock since the beginning of the pandemic, first for essential medicines and since the turn of 2021 to move vaccines across India & neighbouring countries followed by Remdesevir and Tocimilazub. Kool-Ex remains a leader in carrying vaccines from the manufacturers to pan-India government depots and private hospitals,” shares Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Kool-Ex Cold Chain Ltd.

In the process, Kool-Ex has managed to deliver 11 crore doses across India to important locations assigned by the Government of India. “After trucks were inspected and cleared by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and MSME, Nitin Gadkari, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray, we were extremely pumped up and confident of our manpower and assets. It boosted us for the massive task ahead as we ventured on this mission for end-to-end distribution of ‘Made in India’ vaccines. What further humbled us and amplified our efforts towards our work was the gesture from common citizens showering our trucks with flowers & prayers. The trucks carrying vaccines and flaunting our tricolour made every journey and man hours on the truck worthwhile for our drivers and managing staff,” Agarwal says.

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