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IBM Delivers Basics of Blockchain for Logistics

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:32
William Green from IBM Packaging Technology told the ISTA crowd that blockchain technology is perfectly suited for tracking shipments, tracing ownership, and reporting transactions.

Thirty Warehouse Improvement Ideas

Mon, 2019-05-13 13:46
Sometimes a simple concept can help to improve time, efficiency and cost in the supply chain warehouse environment.

Industrial Robots are Outpacing Forecasts for Global Growth

Mon, 2019-05-13 03:09
Due to the demands for flexibility to fulfill e-commerce orders, packaging is the second largest market for robots behind auto manufacturing, according to a new study from PMMI Business Intelligence.

Cell and Gene Therapy: Agility in the Material Supply Chain

Fri, 2019-05-10 12:10
A robust risk assessment and raw material control prove labor-intensive but invaluable for a gene therapy company’s supply chain.

Theft and Sabotage in the Supply Chain is Big Business

Thu, 2019-05-09 16:32
Supply chain theft is estimated at $35-40 billion per year in the US, and today’s threats to the commercial supply chain are different than those of the past. Logistics companies are perfect targets, and those that aren’t aware of the changes are more likely to fall prey.

Mayo Clinic’s Supply Chain Transformational Change

Wed, 2019-05-08 12:45
From 2016-2018 the Mayo Clinic implemented a new data management program called Supply Plus. Supply Plus was the solution to an evolving (and sometime inefficient) supply chain, and the inherent issues associated with a data-intensive management system that was located across several states.

Single-Use Bags Offer Durability in Bulk Cold Chain Shipping

Tue, 2019-05-07 14:15
The containers are designed to remain durable after freezing at -86°C for global shipping of biopharmaceutical intermediates.

Vaccine Storage Temperatures Come into Question

Wed, 2019-05-01 17:50
Vaccines rendered ineffective or questionable can undermine public trust. Ensuring proper cold chain transport and storage is a key piece of the puzzle.

Supply Chain Innovation in 2019

Wed, 2019-04-17 03:33
Robotics, augmented reality and digital transformation will be top of mind for the future of supply chain logistics, as well as e-commerce and customer experience.

Incorporating RFID into Healthcare

Tue, 2019-04-16 03:03
Smart labeling applications can drive value for hospitals, provide patient safety through reduced medication errors, and improve track-and-trace efforts.

New York’s First GDP-Compliant Airport Facility

Thu, 2019-04-11 17:22
The GDP certification confirms Worldwide Flight Services’ compliance with World Health Organization (WHO), IATA, and Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) quality standards for handling pharmaceutical and life science products.

2019 HDA PCSC Educational Seminar in May

Tue, 2019-04-09 16:14
The educational event will take place May 8–9 in East Hanover, NJ, and feature expert-led presentations, live demonstrations, as well as a keynote from transportation experts.

Antares Vision: Verification Router Service System for DSCSA Compliance

Mon, 2019-04-08 12:09
AVrs is designed to offer efficient data management and compatibility with external software and hardware.

Call For Applications: 2019 Excellence In Reusable Packaging Award

Wed, 2019-04-03 16:13
The program recognizes implementation of reusable transport packaging solutions. Awards will be presented to both for-profit and non-profit organizations Submission deadline is June 15, 2019.

Insuring for Cyber-Threats: The Ransom Can Be Minor Compared to Potential Downtime

Mon, 2019-04-01 13:41
The risk is real, and small to midsize manufacturers are increasingly the target. Insurers AHT and Coalition discuss what to expect from a ransomware attack, and how to defend yourself against one.

DHL: Shipping Case Optimization

Fri, 2019-03-29 04:34
The tool is part of a larger suite of the company’s supply chain options, which specialize in identifying space savings by increasing pallet utilization, stack heights and optimizing rack configurations.

Drug Counterfeiting Comes to the U.S.

Fri, 2019-03-29 03:38
API (Active pharmaceutical ingredient) smuggled in this country from China, India and Pakistan is manufactured into pills and are “pre-positioned” for sale and distribution.

Pharmaceutical 3PL Selection and Timelines

Wed, 2019-03-27 13:56
Beyond basic logistics, outside service providers can handle back office services like accounting, warehousing, even literature and samples.

WakeMed Hospital Partners with UPS, Matternet to Transport Medical Samples Via Drone

Tue, 2019-03-26 14:56
Groundbreaking logistics program delivers medical samples via Matternet’s unmanned drone platform at the WakeMed hospital and campus in Raleigh, NC.

DSCSA Focus Shifts to Wholesaler/Distributors

Tue, 2019-03-26 10:40
Healthcare Packaging looks at the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), circa 2019, in this exclusive interview with Peter Sturtevant, Senior Director, Industry Engagement—Pharmaceuticals, GS1 US.