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Contributor: Chanice Henry
Posted: 07/20/2017
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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 another company – is expe Full Content »
Contributor: Pharma Logistics IQ
Posted: 07/20/2017
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A ruined shipment of medicine can cost more than lost revenue – it can put patients at risk. But as many in the industry will attest, the challenge of efficiently navigating the route from the point of manufacture to the end-user can be a difficult and labor-intensive task. Thankfully, a raft of industry associations seek to help smooth that path a Full Content »
Contributor: Pharma Logistics IQ
Posted: 07/13/2017
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Supply chain visibility provides a number of returns for pharma firms. According to, Henrik Fröjdh, Associate Director of supply chain management at Merck, inventory reduction was one of the biggest drivers for Merck’s supply chain visibility business case. With a better understanding of the supply chain, shippers Full Content »
Contributor: Jeremy Cress
Posted: 07/06/2017
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Jeremy Cress, Director Of Operations at Fibrocell Science looks at the transportation of cell and gene therapies, which are known for their short expiration time. Logistics professionals need to get the supply chain right every time. This presents new challenges as companies scale up from supplying small populations to supplying Full Content »
Contributor: Javier Gomez-Contreras
Posted: 06/29/2017
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The rising use of biosimilars – a biologic medical product that is a near-identical copy of an original product by another company – is expected to result in the near doubling of the size of pharma cold chain logistics business over the next three years.This shift presents many opportunities and challenges. Live materials used in cell and Full Content »
Contributor: Pharma Logistics IQ
Posted: 06/22/2017
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Following years of FDA inspections, the US authority has ordered one pharma manufacturer to halt operations and a distributor to cease distributing unapproved drugs.Last week, a consent decree of permanent injunction was reached between the US, Stratus Pharmaceuticals of Miami, Florida and Sonar Products of Carlstadt, New Jersey. Stratus and Sonar Full Content »
Contributor: Pharma Logistics IQ
Posted: 06/22/2017
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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.The rising use of biosimilars – a biologic medical product that is a near-identical copy of an original product by another company – is expected Full Content »
Contributor: Cathy Roberson
Posted: 06/15/2017
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Amazon has disrupted retail, changed perceptions on online groceries and has redefined logistics and last mile delivery. Now the e-commerce behemoth may be turning its eye towards the US prescription drug retail industry. According to Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans spend $379 billion on prescription medicine annually. According to CNBC news me Full Content »
Contributor: Alan Kennedy
Posted: 06/08/2017
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Collaboration enthusiast Alan Kennedy examines the consequences the digital revolution has in store for the somewhat inefficient pharma supply chainThe word digitization is rapidly being adopted as a ‘catch-all’ term for an array of technologies that all rely on digitized, i.e. numerical, data in order to function. This is evident in the “Industry Full Content »
Contributor: Pharma Logistics IQ
Posted: 05/26/2017
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Pharma and biotech organisations are beginning to implement some of the market’s newest technologies to enhance how they make decisions and predict outcomes in the supply chain. These include the likes of big data, machine learning and automation tools.Enhanced communication and collaboration is vital for handling the emerging challenges Full Content »
Contributor: Gary Hutchinson
Posted: 05/25/2017
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When searching for cold storage facility services with third-party logistics (3PL) providers, finding the best match for your product includes evaluating services, time and distance ranges, cost, and customer satisfaction. When moving and storing your product, your decisions must acknowledge and minimize risks along the way.  A multi Full Content »
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