Packaging & Shipping Systems

The choice of temperature controlled shipping solutions designed specifically for life science products can be overwhelming. How does a company decide which solution is best for their product? Read industry reviews and insights on not only how to assess the technology and systems available from phase-change materials to re-usable systems.

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Contributor: Cold Chain IQ
Posted: 27/07/2016
Cold Chain IQ
A ruined shipment of temperature-controlled medicine can cost much more than lost revenue – it can
cost lives. Navigating routes to patients efficiently and cost effectively with temperature sensitive
materials is a labor intensive task, and one which hinges on the investment in trustworthy equipment.
Investment in packaging design and qualification is a critical part of the tool kit. Full Content »
Contributor: Cold Chain IQ News
Posted: 13/07/2016
Cold Chain IQ News
Pharma Logistics IQ brings you a rundown of the latest updates and newsworthy developments involving the pharmaceutical logistics around the globe. Full Content »
Contributor: Mark Edwards
Posted: 13/07/2016
Mark Edwards
Back in November 2015, I highlighted the new regulations regarding container weight declarations (Verification of Gross Mass or VGM) which came under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, more commonly known as SOLAS. These were adopted in November 2014 and came into force from 1st July 2016. Full Content »
Contributor: Cathy Roberson
Posted: 15/06/2016
Cathy
The sensor is advancing beyond the containers and packages and is leading the Internet of Things wave to such areas as wearables to implantables, smart homes to smart cities. The pharmaceutical industry will benefit greatly from such advances and will further usher in the digital healthcare discipline. Imagine the supply chain implications. Full Content »
Contributor: Cold Chain IQ
Posted: 01/06/2016
Cold Chain IQ
Since 2012, Cold Chain IQ has acted as an international resource center for temperature control life science professionals, delivering insightful, unbiased information about the latest ‘hot topics’. Full Content »
Contributor: Gary Hutchinson
Posted: 24/05/2016
Gary Hutchinson
Documentation strategy for your cold chain management validation practices has evolved over the last several years. The FDA and other regulatory agencies are requesting more and more specific information in the filing to confirm the impact to drug product during transport, and the effect transportation hazards have on shelf life. Full Content »
Contributor: Cold Chain IQ Surveys
Posted: 04/05/2016
Cold Chain IQ Surveys
Cold Chain IQ would like to invite you to take part in this short industry survey.

The survey will take 10 minutes to complete and as a thank you, all participants who complete the survey can choose to be entered into a PRIZE DRAW for a complimentary pass to Temperature Controlled Logistics 2017 in London- With the event's usual entry fee standing at £1499. Full Content »
Contributor: Miss Chanice Henry
Posted: 20/04/2016
Miss Chanice Henry
The first quarter of 2016 hosted plenty of activity from the pharma and cold chain industries. This was seen in the form of patent challenges, landmark agreements, extreme market reactions as well as a nationwide medicine ban for hundreds of products. Read on for this quarter’s highlights from Cold Chain IQ & Pharma IQ. Full Content »
Contributor: Gary Hutchinson
Posted: 20/04/2016
Gary Hutchinson
The selection process of passive shippers intended to maintain a specified range of temperatures from the point of origin to
the destination has become increasingly complex with the introduction of stronger regulatory requirements and continued advances in technology. Full Content »
Contributor: Chanice Henry
Posted: 15/12/2015
Chanice Henry
Meet Cold Chain IQ’s Temperature Controlled Logistic Leaders for 2015 – The pharmaceutical cold chain community recognises 11 leaders in the global supply chain.

Previously entitled the Cold Chain Excellence Awards, The 2016 Temperature Controlled Logistics Awards highlight and applaud the companies and individuals who have shown amazing resilience and results throughout the year. Full Content »
Contributor: Mark Edwards
Posted: 11/10/2015
Mark Edwards
Following concerns raised by the shipping industry regarding the mis-declaration of the declared gross mass of packed containers, the regulations are changing and tightening. Many people are unaware of or unprepared for these changes so this article sets out to introduce this topic to you. Full Content »
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Posted: 16/02/2015
Supply Chain Excellence - The Importance of Global Availability for Shipped Products within a Controlled Environment
In this presentation Bj÷rn Siloo, CSO, Envirotainer, shares his insights on supply chain excellence and the importance of global availability for shipped products within a controlled environment. Full Video »
Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 14/03/2012
Cold Chain podcast
Mark Goh, Director of Industry Research, The Logistics Institute of Asia Pacific, speaks with Andrea Charles from Pharma IQ, about recent trends in the failure rates of packaging solutions, reusable packaging and changes in pharmaceutical supply chain strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Goh also shares his thoughts on whether reverse logistics Full Podcast »
Contributor: Mark Edwards
Posted: 13/07/2016
Mark Edwards
Back in November 2015, I highlighted the new regulations regarding container weight declarations (Verification of Gross Mass or VGM) which came under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, more commonly known as SOLAS. These were adopted in November 2014 and came into force from 1st July 2016. Full Column »
Contributor: Cold Chain IQ
Posted: 27/07/2016
Cold Chain IQ
A ruined shipment of temperature-controlled medicine can cost much more than lost revenue – it can
cost lives. Navigating routes to patients efficiently and cost effectively with temperature sensitive
materials is a labor intensive task, and one which hinges on the investment in trustworthy equipment.
Investment in packaging design and qualification is a critical part of the tool kit. Full Whitepaper »