Supply Chain

Insights From the UPS "Pain In the (Supply) Chain' Survey

Healthcare executives view compliance with regulations as top concern.
As companies forge into new markets, IT investment and cost management strategies are leading priorities, the UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey finds.
Healthcare executives for the third year in a row cite regulatory compliance as their leading supply chain concern, trumping supply chain issues of cost and product security, according to the sixth annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain” survey.
And for the first time product security surpasses cost management as th
No votes yet

FedEx, Direct Relief, and Heart to Heart International Deliver Philippines Aid

FedEx Corp., Direct Relief, and Heart to Heart International have teamed up to deliver more than $10 million worth of relief aid and medical supplies to communities across the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.

Cardinal Health, FedEx Align To Offer 3PL Services

Cardinal Health and FedEx have announced a strategic alliance aimed at providing customers with more options for managing their supply chains.

Intelsius Expands Cold-chain Pharma Packaging Line

The ORCA 2.0 range of products includes high-performance thermal protection for pharmaceuticals and other sensitive products.

Intelsius, a DGP company, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of temperature-controlled packaging solutions based in York, UK, announced the addition of its ORCA™ 2.0 range of products.  The announcement was made today at the IQPC Cool Chain Logistics conference.

No votes yet

Vetter Approved as Known Consignor by German Federal Agency

The pharmaceutical packaging company’s air-cargo products will be more secure during transportation, thanks to the designation.

Vetter has announced that it has now been approved as a “Known Consignor” by the German Federal Aviation Office. The agency officially granted the pharmaceutical service provider the certificate of approval following an audit at Vetter´s Holbeinstrasse and Ravensburg Vetter West facilities. The approval means that customers will continue to have their air cargo products loaded, transported and delivered quickly and safely, saving valuable time and money. 

No votes yet

Light-Weight Pallet System Offers Approach for Offsetting Carbon Footprint

Axios Mobile Assets Corp. has gained approval from VCS (Verified Carbon Standard) for the adoption of the industry’s first Light Weight Pallet Methodology to track and retire carbon units. According to Axios, companies can employ this methodology to earn carbon credits to offset carbon footprints as they transport goods throughout the supply chain. Axios reports that it is the first, and only, company in the world to receive VCS approval for this methodology within the Transport Energy Efficiency from Lightweight Pallets category.

BT9 Launches Cold-chain Solution for Perishables

The management system is designed to give transporters of temperature-sensitive drugs, food and other products control across the supply chain.

BT9 today introduced Xsense, a premier end-to-end cold chain management system that ensures all stakeholders in the cold supply chain, have full transparency and control over their perishables, anywhere in the world, at any given time.

Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)

Tracking Cargo, On-Demand

A domestic airlines offers cargo-location and -condition tracking, package by package.

After accepting cargo employing OnAsset asset-tracking devices for more than a year, Southwest Airlines Cargo has built a tracking service around the devices to offer 24×7 shipment monitoring. The service will be available through Southwest’s high-frequency schedule in 48 states, tracking cargo in the air and on the ground for door-to-door service.

No votes yet

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Launches Supply-Chain Initiatives

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) is launching a new initiative for “end-to-end” security across the entire supply chain spectrum. The supply-chain security initiative will cover three elements: membership in the RX-360 Consortium, implementation of global guidelines for wooden pallets, and tamper-evident packaging.

Industry Seeks Track and Trace Law

By David Vaczek, Senior Editor

With buy in from all pharma supply chain sectors, the RxTEC Act provides a model for automated lot-level tracking.

With the RxTEC Act, pharmaceutical supply chain members are proposing a phased-in approach to track-and-trace with a federal law imposing uniform requirements on all states.

Syndicate content