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William Green from IBM Packaging Technology told the ISTA crowd that blockchain technology is perfectly suited for tracking shipments, tracing ownership, and reporting transactions.
Sometimes a simple concept can help to improve time, efficiency and cost in the supply chain warehouse environment.
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.
A robust risk assessment and raw material control prove labor-intensive but invaluable for a gene therapy company’s supply chain.
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.
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.
The containers are designed to remain durable after freezing at -86°C for global shipping of biopharmaceutical intermediates.
Vaccines rendered ineffective or questionable can undermine public trust. Ensuring proper cold chain transport and storage is a key piece of the puzzle.
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.
Smart labeling applications can drive value for hospitals, provide patient safety through reduced medication errors, and improve track-and-trace efforts.
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.
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.
AVrs is designed to offer efficient data management and compatibility with external software and hardware.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beyond basic logistics, outside service providers can handle back office services like accounting, warehousing, even literature and samples.
Groundbreaking logistics program delivers medical samples via Matternet’s unmanned drone platform at the WakeMed hospital and campus in Raleigh, NC.
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.