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Editors’ Picks from the Second Quarter 2018

Thu, 2018-07-05 02:15
Here’s a look back at the top editors’ picks, spanning our Package Design Gallery and cannabis news to serialization and traceability stories.

Worker Safety Roundup: Machine Learning, Who’s at Risk and More

Wed, 2018-07-04 02:54
This Fourth of July, we focus on safety at the plant, from hearing loss due to certain chemicals to the machine safety risks from mergers and acquisitions. How is machine learning being used to make freight jobs safer?

Report Projects Dynamic Track-and-Trace Market Growth

Mon, 2018-07-02 12:07
Should anyone think the serialization market might slow down once the Nov. 26, 2018 enforcement deadline to provide unit-level product identifiers on drug packages passes, it may be time to reconsider.

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device Growth Lead to CSP Technologies Expansion

Mon, 2018-07-02 09:02
A 100,000 sq-ft expansion at its Auburn, AL, headquarters includes the company’ first-ever onsite Material Science Lab.

Adents: Verification Router Service

Thu, 2018-06-28 14:09
For pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors, the VRS employs the company’s NovaTrack Blockchain benefits to address DSCSA requirements for sale of returned products.

SpotSee: Cold Chain Temperature Indicators

Thu, 2018-06-28 09:13
ColdMark and WarmMark ensure medications are safe during shipping; help patients detect improper storage or temperature variations.

Digital Press Meets Short-Run Pharmaceutical Production Needs

Wed, 2018-06-27 08:37
New Heidelberg Primefire 106 at Rondo AG’s Switzerland facility produces secondary packaging for pharmaceutical customer. Meanwhile, an anti-counterfeit development project is expected to be running by next year.

Serialization Trends: 6 Mixed Emotions

Tue, 2018-06-26 04:00
From hospital traceability and blockchain use cases to Europe’s FMD readiness, speakers at the Adents Serialization Innovation Summit offered perspective on what’s happening now and what to “look forward” to.

Transportation Issues Challenge Temperature-Controlled Packaging

Mon, 2018-06-25 13:19
Summer may be the perfect time for a family vacation, but an excursion is never suitable for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, biologics and combination products.

New Serialization System at PCI’s Tredegar, UK Site

Mon, 2018-06-25 08:31
Technology delivers machine- and human-readable coding, tamper-evident solutions and Bollini labeling, which in turn is linked to a case loading and aggregation station, with a final aggregation station connecting cases to pallet.

MSU Offers Online Supply Chain Management Certificates

Wed, 2018-06-13 10:57
Integrated educational model’s curriculum coordinates multiple facets of the supply chain with eight Master/Advanced Master certificates.

Filling Logistics Jobs Becoming More Challenging

Mon, 2018-06-11 13:11
While fewer qualified workers make it difficult to fill job openings, higher pay and technological developments could add help encourage younger professionals to consider supply chain and logistics careers.

World Courier: Passive Pallet Shipper

Fri, 2018-06-08 15:04
Composed of unique honeycomb vacuum-insulated panels, coupled with phase-change materials, Cocoon provides thermal protection and stability for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products throughout long-distance deliveries.

Optel to Showcase Serialized Line at Achema 2018

Wed, 2018-06-06 09:29
For the first time, the company will demonstrate a completely serialized line in Europe, including aggregation, warehouse management and enterprise-level software.

FDA Needs Industry Cooperation to Mitigate Shortages

Tue, 2018-06-05 11:08
Will companies eventually be required to conduct a risk assessment to identify the vulnerabilities in their drug supply?

Pelican Biothermal, ATS Healthcare Offer First Canadian Drop Point

Mon, 2018-06-04 10:18
Crēdo™ on Demand location in Toronto provides end-of-rental convenience for customers of Canada’s temperature-controlled healthcare transportation provider.

Anticipating a Logistics Boom in South Korea

Thu, 2018-05-31 09:43
While the status of U.S./Korean negotiations understandably makes headlines, E-commerce and international investment bode well for South Korea’s logistics business.

The Best $200 You’re Not Spending on Brand Protection

Tue, 2018-05-29 13:17
Registering your trademark and copyright with Customs and Border Protection can help expedite the seizure of counterfeit drugs, alerting you to the product in question and where it’s headed.

A4P Consulting Expands to Grow Global Outsourcing of Bioanalysis and Logistics

Tue, 2018-05-29 11:13
A science-based business at Discovery Park has expanded to meet growing demand for its work in the management of outsourced activities in bioanalysis and logistics.

Softbox Acquires Cold Tech Systems to Expand Latin American Presence

Wed, 2018-05-23 10:13
Cold Tech Systems has served as the exclusive Softbox licensee in Latin America for several years, supplying temperature control packaging systems for the region’s pharmaceutical cold chain industry.