Larry Hotz, of WDSrx - Woodfield Distribution, LLC, draws from his experiences in the fashion industry to predict the future of the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Companies are reducing wastage and associated losses within clinical trial supply, according to a recent Pharma Logistics IQ report. Key trouble areas include: comparator sourcing, planning and forecasting, packaging and labelling, new EU regulation, and temperature-controlled logistics.
An experienced and knowledgeable 3PL provider can help life sciences and pharmaceutical customers adopt VMI as a supply chain management practice.
Pharmaceutical companies face many challenges. To operate more efficiently manufacturers are turning to labeling to provide an edge in the face of these challenges.
Selecting effective weighing systems can boost supply chain operations. Time to weigh in on the latest developments and what supply chain professionals should look for in weighing technology.
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Manufacturers are going back to the drawing board to rethink their temperature-controlled supply chains.
New regulations ensuring the integrity of the pharma supply chain are nearing the finish line. While some companies have taken an early lead to compliance, others are late getting out of the gate. Which team are you on?
As hospitals begin transforming to adapt to new healthcare initiatives, they are easing the pain by restructuring and streamlining supply chain operations.
It was the worst of times for U.S./Mexico healthcare. Can demand-driven logistics make it the best of times?
Shippers and logistics providers take extra precautions to protect high-value products from cargo theft.
Track-and-trace regulations require pharmaceutical shippers to adapt production and distribution processes to ensure compliance.
Delivering temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos required climate-controlled transport and impeccable timing.
Pharmaceuticals manufacturers face special supply chain challenges such as temperature control, security, chain of custody, and regulatory compliance, but successful strategies help deal with these issues.
To improve supply chain performance at Medco Health Solutions, Gemma Fillmore focuses on getting C-level executives to give logistics issues the attention they deserve.
The UK Medicine and Health Products Regulatory Agency identified crucial mistakes in how wholesalers source and handle freezers and fridges used to store medicines.
UPS opened its new healthcare-dedicated facility to serve the growing pharmaceutical, biopharma, and medical device industry in Latin America.
As pharmaceutical and food supply chains become more global, these two industries are at particular risk for fraud, substitution, and counterfeiting. Consumers are demanding more transparency and safety adherence as these issues arise.
In the U.S., foreign trade zones (FTZs) may be part of the solution pharmaceutical companies are looking for, but only if manufacturers understand what they are, their potential benefits, and how to best use them.
Complying with global regulations regarding pharmaceuticals without collaboration and system interoperability represents a significant challenge for trading partners.
Pharmaceuticals typically require special attention and handling throughout the supply chain. Consider the following attributes in a potential transportation provider.