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View Your Event Guide | Cold Chain Global Forum

The Cold Chain Global Forum is heading to Boston, October 15-18. Join us for the leading temperature-controlled logistics event by the community, for the community.Inspirational Keynotes joining us at the event include:John Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus ...

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The State of Temp-Controlled Life Sciences Supply Chains 2019

For over a decade, we at Cold Chain Global Forum have been dedicated to connecting and educating supply chain leaders from across the biopharma world from small, biotech startups to publicly traded Big Pharma manufacturers. In an effort to shed light on where the industry is headed in 2019, we su ...

Real-Time Temperature Monitoring for Pharma Cold Chain Logistics: 2019 Whitepaper

Featuring an article by Nicholas Basta, the Editor in Chief, Managing Partner and Founder of Pharmaceutical Commerce!When it comes to safely and securely transporting high value phar ...

Supply Chain 101 Guide

For those just starting out in temperature controlled supply, it can seem like a daunting task.With a complex vendor landscape, pressing operational challenges and a multitude of risks factors, it is far from an easy project.To help, we spoke to Kevin Hickman, Senior Manager of Su ...

Supply Chain Strategy for Today’s Temperature-Controlled Products

Start early—and stay involved!By now, the practices and procedures in managing a temperature-controlled supply chain for life sciences products have been well-established: there are international standards to follow; there are various certifications for vendor services; and there are a m ...

CCGF Agenda

CCGF - Early Event Intel Flyer

We’re designing an unrivaled program to provide the community – both biotechs and big pharma - of life science supply chain professionals cutting-edge content and actionable takeaways.View the early event intel flyer and see what’s in store.If you would like a copy of the flyer sent directly to you, please...

17th Cold Chain Global Forum - Agenda at a Glance

The 17th Cold Chain Global Forum is back in Boston this October. Join us for the most innovative temperature controlled logistics event by the community for the community. Get a sneak peek at the program and explore the sessions including:Patient First Mentality: Create the Culture Vital to SuccessDrones: Deliver Medicine...

CCGF - Learning Journey Agenda

No matter where you are on your temperature-controlled logistics journey, ensure that you address the biggest strategic and operational challenges in your end-to-end logistics roadmap in our 3 maturity tracks.View the Learning Journey Agenda to learn more about the maturity tracks.If you would like a copy sent directly to you,...

Mastering the Art, Science and Operational Logistics of Cold Chain Packaging

The common error that pharma companies make when it comes to cold chain is to believe the myth that simply having more packaging and lower temperatures gets the job done. At the CCGF this year, we deep dive into the concept of packaging, ensuring that we not only cover the...

Establish a Seamless, Compliant and effective End-to-End Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain

Evolving patient-centric delivery models, expanding temperature-sensitive portfolios through an influx of new product developments, varying operating practices to fulfill regulatory guidelines, and increasing physical and cyber threats mean that crucial supply chain stability is now under severe threat. At the CCGF this year, we want to ensure that you find...

Mid Maturity: Optimize, Standardize, and Successfully Scale Your Supply Chain

Discover how to further streamline, standardize, and optimize your existing supply chain. Leverage innovation, technology and the IOT to mitigate common issues in your cold chain strategy, framework and operations in this Mid Maturity Mini Agenda.If these apply to your pharma company, make sure to download the Mid Maturity Mini...

Advanced Maturity: Plan for the Future, Engage Next-Generation Technology, and Deal with Global Supply Chains

Understand and leverage cutting edge technologies and next-generation solutions to ensure global supply chains delivery and evolving patient-delivery models in this Advanced Maturity Mini Agenda for the Cold Chain Global Forum.

Early Maturity: The Fundamentals of Cold Chain Logistics

We recognize the importance of upskilling new entrants to the industry as quickly as possible through practical case studies on the fundamentals of cold chain. Leapfrog your journey by mastering the basics of establishing an end-to-end supply chain, validate your lane and shipping qualifications while mitigating hidden costs and dealing...

VP-Level Supply Chain Leaders Mini Agenda

We understand your time is extremely valuable, and wanted to deliver a packed agenda that will deliver you the quality and value to address your day-to-day priorities, while also having a good grasp of the biggest strategic disruptors that are transforming the pharma supply chain over the next 12 months....

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Cold Chain Global Forum 2019 - Past Attendee List

Find out who you will meet and learn from this September with our past attendee list.  Here are a few of our past attendees:Past Job TitlesChief Supply Chain OfficerChief Operating OfficerChief Innovation OfficerDirector of OperationsDirector, Supply ChainEngineer LeadManager of Global SupplySenior Cold Chain Packaging StrategistTransportation ManagerSVP, Supply Chainand MorePast CompaniesAbbottAmerican...

2018 Event Recap: 16th Annual CCGF Experience

Have you heard the buzz? The 17th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum is back in Boston! While we're hard at work developing our 2019 program, check out our 2018 Post Show Report to find out what you missed last time around. This short event recap includes:Facts & figures from our...

2019 Cold Chain Global Forum Registration Form

Fill out and return our reg form to enquiry@iqpc.com to accelerate the registration process.If you would like a copy of the Registration Form sent directly to you, please contact us here.

Current Attendee Snapshot: 2019 CCGF

Curious to see who's already signed up to attend Cold Chain GF this October? Download our current attendee list to find out who you can expect to meet at the upcoming event.If you would like a copy of the Current Attendee Snapshot sent directly to you, please contact us here.

HIGHLIGHT REEL: 2018 Cold Chain Global Forum

View our event trailer and see first hand what its like to attend Cold Chain Global! 

Dear Boss Letter

Need approval from your boss to attend? Effectively communicate the value of attending the 2019 CCGF with our customizable Dear Boss Letter.If you would like a copy of the Dear Boss Letter sent directly to you, please contact us here.

Whitepapers & Reports

Supplying Next Generation Medicines

The personalized medicines market – which tailors drugs and treatments to the individual patient – is expected to reach revenues of $149 billion by 2020, according to Pharmaceutical Commerce. And the rising use of biosimilars – a biologic medical product that is a near-identical copy of an original product by...

Clinical Trial Supply: The Quest To Shrink Wastage Levels

In meeting the growth ahead for clinical trials there must be a focus on efficiency as their supply already suffers from major issues with wastage levels. This is lack of control is problematic with the rising public scrutiny on spending by pharmaceutical companies.Growth in DemandThe drive to address the diseases...

From Production to Patients: Last Mile Optimization

Though life sciences companies see value across the full supply chain, it’s the last mile that matters the most to the customer. When customers can’t get what they want when they want it due to product loss, theft, spoilage, counterfeiting or other disruptions, it can be incredibly damaging to a...

Blockchain Adoption in Pharma Supply

Experts have asserted that despite recent developments, pharmaceutical supply chains are still far from reaching their full technological potential. However, Blockchain holds significant promise to advance the digital strength of medicine supply. In this whitepaper, we explore:What is blockchain and how can it be applied to cold chain?Who in life...

Cold Chain Expert Interviews

Future of Cold Chain: Blockchain’s Impact on Cold Chain Logistics

By 2020, pharma cold chain logistics spend is predicted to exceed $16 billion. Despite this huge investment, Pharmaceutical supply chains still face tremendous challenges. We sat down with keynote speaker Jack Shaw, Executive Director of the American Blockchain Council, Technology Futurist to discuss this.  Below is a preview of the...

Healthcare Reform & the Future of the Pharma Supply Chain

We sat down with David Merrit, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategy, America's Health Insurance Plans to discuss Healthcare Reform. Below is a preview of the interview:How will healthcare reform affect the pharmaceutical supply chain?"It seems you can’t talk health care today without talking about politics. How health...

The ELD Mandate and Cold Chain

We sat down with one of our keynote speakers Bill Mahorney, Chief, Enforcement Division, FMCSA, Department of Transportation. As one of the key players responsible for enforcing the ELD Mandate, Bill will be addressing how this new law will affect the supply chain, logging books, hours of service regulations and...

The Autonomous Supply Chain is Coming

Ahead of the 16th Global Forum taking place September 24-28, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, we sat down with keynote speaker Tom Bonkenburg, Director, European Operations, St. Onge Company.  Below is a preview of the interview:How is Robotics impacting the supply chain sector?"Since their beginning, robots have always lived in the ‘make’ side of...

Videos

End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility Video

It's been determined that visibility can provide a number of returns for pharma firms. Find out what areas need more visibility in this video.If you would like a copy of the video sent directly to you, please contact us here.

Highlights From Our 2018 "From Production to Patients" Report

Haven't read our "From Production to Patients" Report? Check out this video that highlights key results from the 150+ pharma logistics leaders surveyed. If you would like a copy of the video sent directly to you, please contact us here.

McKesson, Gilead & GSK on the Cold Chain Industry

We sat down and spoke with Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations, Supply Chain Assurance, McKesson Pharmaceutical, Kevin Hickman, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Distribution, Gilead Sciences, Inc, and Javier Gomez-Contreras, Head of Supply Chain Americas, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) about the top 3 cold chain industry business disruptors, top 3 priorities over...

Past Presentations & Resource Packets

Ensuring Quality through Supply Chain and QA Collaboration

What is the concept of product quality and what is the philosophy surrounding quality management in supply chain environmentCorrelation between little q and bigger Q in relation to the product quality and supply chain management and how can they impact each otherHow Q.A and Supply chain can cooperate in an...

Packaging & Labeling for Life Sciences Ebook

This comprehensive, 75 page ebook contains a curated collection of past presentations, articles + whitepapers that explore that latest thinking when it comes to the packaging, labeling and serialization of life sciences products. Review and enjoy some of our top packaging related content from 2018 such as:3 Areas Holding Back...

Personalized Medicine & Patient-Centric Supply Chains eBook

 As medicine shifts from a “one-size-fits-all” approach to more customized care, patient engagement will become a critical component of supply chain management. In this ebook, we explore the growth of personalized medicine, what it means for life sciences supply chain leaders and how you can jumpstart your journey towards a...

Optimizing Lane Qualification with all Supply Chain Stakeholders

With the variety of product lines increasing and the regions companies are shipping to growing, there are a lot of variables to account for when qualifying your shipments. In particular, USA’s vast geography and temperature gradients pose a big challenge for logistics and supply chain professionals. These challenges show direct...

Sponsorship enquiry

Attendee Investment Report

The Cold Chain Global Forum team surveyed pharma and biotech executives regarding their pharma logistics challenges and objectives. The results of the survey have been compiled into this Attendee Investment Report, which is now available for download. Included in the report: List of attending companiesAttendee industry breakdown  Their challenges, investment...

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities Kit

Be the first to secure exclusive sponsorship and exhibition opportunities through Thought Leadership Sessions, Benchmarking Workshops, Innovation Hub Presentations, Interactive Discussion Groups and more. Download the Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities Kit to see how you can get involved today!If you would like a copy sent directly to you, please contact...

Cold Chain Global Forum Post Show Report

Take a look at what took place at last year's Annual Cold Chain Global Forum. Our 2018 post show report includes:Attending companies Their challenges, budgets, and investment areasTestimonials Sneak peak of this year's eventIf you would like a copy of the Post Show Report sent directly to you, please contact...

Top 3 Packaging Frustrations Pharma Executives Face

A report from Pharmaceutical Commerce forecasted a $4.4 billion spend on specialized packaging and instrumentation in 2018; this spend is set to further grow by 2022. So why are pharma executives not interested in your packaging? The CCGF team set out to get some answers for you by surveying pharma...

Top Logistics Frustrations Pharma Executives Face

A report from Pharmaceutical Commerce forecasted a $15 billion spend on logistics for cold chain products in 2018, and is set for further growth to over $18.6 billion by 2022. The CCGF team surveyed pharma executives from companies like Gilead Sciences, Roche, AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Genetech, Abbvie, Mylan, Eli Lilly and...