The dialogue surrounding supply chain visibility in the pharma arena is surging. However, some companies are known to have previously postponed their visibility projects for other priorities. As a result, few are known to be reaping the full benefits from mastering supply chain visibility.
Creating and producing packaging and its artwork for pharma products has become an increasingly complex process. A whole range of challenges – from increasing numbers of SKUs to human error – can hinder the process and lead to delays, compliance issues and unnecessary cost.There are four keys to unlocking success that we will cover in this article: PASS – Process, Assets, Supply chain, Speed. We will examine what success looks like and how to go from a fail with your pharma packaging artwork… to a PASS!
Following the quarter which saw the launch of the first solid phase change of material (PCM) Pharma Logistics IQ brings you the highlights of pharma supply chain news in the third quarter of 2016.
The dominant consideration is to, of course, transport the right product to the right patient at a reasonable cost of goods. For this the location of the patient population in comparison to the manufacturer is pivotal. The delicate stability of the products which require tight turnaround times and their expensive price points means that mistakes in logistics cannot be afforded. In executing transit correctly and efficiently attendees at the meeting considered whether patients should be brought to the production site rather than the cell to them. It was mentioned, however, that some subjects requiring these treatments are in critical conditions and so international travel is not always an option.
Cold Chain IQ speaks to Jamie Chasteen, Sr. Product Manager of Cold Chain Technologies, Inc on the subject of next generation phase change materials and how these will impact the temperature control containers of the future.
Jonathan Neeld discusses the direction that remote, real-time, and continuous temperature monitoring technology is taking, the pros and cons of cold chain systems with inbuilt data capture sensors, and the risks of 'backing the wrong horse' from a technological perspective.
Pharma Logistics IQ brings you a rundown of the latest updates and newsworthy developments involving the pharmaceutical logistics around the globe.
Pharma Logistics IQ brings you a rundown of the latest updates and newsworthy developments involving Good Distribution Practices around the globe.
It’s lips may pay service but much of the pharma-logistics sector remains dormant when it comes to genuine supply chain integration.
China’s State Council has passed an amendment on vaccine regulations just weeks after the launch of an investigation into incorrectly handled vaccines took place, in ‘a case that shook the country’.