Quality Management

A Quality Management system and all of its components create a strong foundation to ensuring an efficient and compliant supply chain. Cold Chain IQ offers insights to industry best practices in Supplier selection, Quality Agreements, CAPAs, Risk evaluation and tools, Stability data management.

117 results
of 11
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: Cathy Roberson
Posted: 27/07/2016
Cathy
Imagine, a doctor sends a prescription to a pharmacy that uses a 3D printer to create a custom formulation based on the special needs of a patient or perhaps a patient is able to print his own medications from home with raw materials purchased at a pharmacy or who knows, delivered via drone or by an autonomous delivery truck. This futuristic outlook involving cost shifting to the patient is not likely to occur soon. The requirement of purchasing a printer and raw materials could be prohibitive for many. It also would raise numerous quality control and regulatory questions. 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: 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: 15/06/2016
Cold Chain IQ
Ahead of the 14th Cold Chain - GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum, Cold Chain IQ looks at the concept of global standardization with risk management in the cold chain. This whitepaper explores supply chain security and validation as they pertain to lane qualification, data monitoring, shipping lanes and stability budgets. Full Content »
Contributor: Alan Kennedy
Posted: 01/06/2016
Alan k
It’s lips may pay service but much of the pharma-logistics sector remains dormant when it comes to genuine supply chain integration. 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: 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: Cathy Roberson
Posted: 27/04/2016
Cathy
For healthcare professionals, the use of drones has huge benefits in particular the ability to reach remote areas that lack proper infrastructure to deliver lifesaving drugs and other necessities. Many tests are underway to determine its viability but as one can imagine, it is under much government scrutiny and regulators in many countries are working with the industry to develop requirements for the delivery and flying of drones. 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: 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 »
117 results
of 11
Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 19/09/2012
Cold Chain podcast
In Part 1 of this podcast interview, Arminda O. Montero, Global Distribution QA Program Manager Abbott, and Andrea Charles Editor Cold Chain IQ, discuss establishing a global qualification master plan, risk management, quality processes and common misconceptions in the temperature controlled pharmaceutical supply chain. Have Your SayRate this Full Podcast »
Contributor: Cathy Roberson
Posted: 27/07/2016
Cathy
Imagine, a doctor sends a prescription to a pharmacy that uses a 3D printer to create a custom formulation based on the special needs of a patient or perhaps a patient is able to print his own medications from home with raw materials purchased at a pharmacy or who knows, delivered via drone or by an autonomous delivery truck. This futuristic outlook involving cost shifting to the patient is not likely to occur soon. The requirement of purchasing a printer and raw materials could be prohibitive for many. It also would raise numerous quality control and regulatory questions. 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 »