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Temperature Controlled Logistics 2019 Agenda

In planning the 2019 Temperature Controlled Logistics conference, we conducted detailed surveys and research with over 50 senior supply chain and logistics experts from big and small pharmaceutical companies, as well as from consumer industries. The main question we were looking to answer ...

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Temperature Controlled Logistics: Reusable vs Single-Use Containers

In the face of various packaging modes, Pharma Logistics IQ explores the advantages and drawbacks that should be considered when making decisions on the application of reusable or disposable packaging solutions within the cold chain.

Remedies to Strengthen Audit Readiness

In this Remedy Resource pack, Pharma Logistics IQ presents a few measures to apply to bolster audit readiness within temperature controlled logistics.

The Supply Chain Owner’s Guide to Planning

To add to the discussion on continuous improvement within temperature controlled logistics, Cold Chain examines the notion of planning with a few key experts, more specifically in the areas of stability budgets, supply chain integration, temperature control with high value products, ambient ranges and oncoming trends to account for. 

Pharma Sea Freight Working Group Report

This working group brings together the key stakeholders to drive unification and best practice in temperature controlled sea freight for pharmaceuticals.With that in mind the European Pharma Ocean Freight Working group has put together the following report, an initial guide to GDP transport for pharmaceuticals by sea freight.The report has...

Pharma partnerships - Mistakes that risk a break in your cold chain

Cold chain partnerships are largely a matter of trust. Once cargo is handed to a forwarder or carrier, shippers must rely on their partners to safely steward their temperature-sensitive products through the cold chain. Effective, reliable partners should show low levels of wasted product from supply chain errors, because a...

The Value of Air Freight in Temperature Controlled Logistics

Multiple factors affect the decision to choose a particular mode of transport for pharmaceuticals. On the back of feedback received on the topic of air freight vs sea freight, Pharma IQ interviewed two industry experts about their thoughts on the continuing importance of air freight in the transportation of temperature...

Supply Chain Management

Six Steps to Smarter Data Management

Supply chains in a range of industries, including pharma, are becoming digitised. New research forecasts that the value of the Connected Logistics Market is set to reach US$ 41.00 Billion By 2022. This article will take you through six key elements of data management, explaining how in each area inefficiencies...

Tracking & Packaging

Stress Testing Your Containers

Temperature control containers are vital to protecting the stability of life‑saving medicines during transit. When comparing models, many firms struggle to determine which packages they should invest in; due to the lack of standardisation in qualification testing conducted by the manufacturers. The existing guidance on qualification testing is helpful, but...

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Benchmarking Report: GDP Cost Efficiency, Partner Validation & Technology

Maintaining GDP compliance whilst ensuring cost efficiency throughout the supply chain can often be challenging; selecting the right partners and solutions, and managing them effectively, is critical in order to avoid unnecessary expenditure from the planning stages right through to the last mile.With insights from over 50 TCL industry professionals,...

Temperature Excursions on a Global Scale

Ahead of his participation in the Temperature Controlled Logistics Summit 2019, Pharma IQ spoke exclusively to Saddam Huq, Global QA Senior Manager, Distribution & Cold Chain, GSK Vaccines about temperature excursions on a global scale and managing the risks associated with different regions, freight types and the challenges of data...

Expert Insights: Supply Chain Efficiency and New Technologies

The future of the pharma logistics sector will be characterised by solutions that are software driven rather than hardware driven. In this article, with insights from Amy Shortman, Founder and CEO of ASC Associates Ltd we will explore how the latest technologies will affect the sector, including: • How new...

Optimising your last mile distribution

The last mile presents unique challenges for maintaining drug quality and integrity, both in terms of inaccurate planning and a lack of integration between internal systems. In this article, with insights from Henry Moran Chief Operating Officer, ASC Associates Ltd, we explore:Who is responsible for the last mile?How can you...

Emerging markets, planning for distributional success

The key steps that need to be taken to build a successful temperature controlled supply chain in emerging pharmaceutical regions are in some cases vastly different to those faced in developed markets. This eBook will take you through the considerations that should be made when planning your supply chain, with...

Optimising Your CRT Transportation Strategy

Approximately one-third of the medicines manufactured in Europe and the United States are now being tested and labeled for storage at controlled room temperature (CRT), mostly in the range of 15°C to 25°C and the proportion is increasing.Pharma IQ sat down with Steve Winyard, Portfolio Strategy Manager Life Sciences at...

Smarter Warehouse Management Pocket Guide

Download our exclusive pocket guide on smarter warehouse management with insights from Robin Doppleb, Head Global Logistics & Distribution Director, Vifor Pharmaceuticals

Past Presentations

Past Presentation: A Global Approach to Reducing Temperature Excursions

At TCL 2018, Roman Mijnhart, Sr. Director Global Supply Chain Quality, Sanofi Genzyme Europe presented "A Global Approach to Reducing Temperature Excursions"This presentation aims to help you to:Identify plans on how to mitigate temperature excursions on a global scaleAssess intercompany challenges and strategise on how to overcome them, and understand...

Past Presentation CASE STUDY: Why AstraZeneca are on Course to Achieve 70% Sea Volume Ratio by 2018

At TCL 2018, Julian Wann, Global Category Lead, Freight and Logistics and Andrew Spencer, Global Category Manager, Freight and Logistics from AstraZeneca presented this case study on "Why AstraZeneca are on Course to Achieve 70% Sea Volume Ratio by 2018".Download this presentation to:Discover how utilising sea freight can better ensure...

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