TraceLink Inc. announced that its Life Sciences Cloud platform, a compliance solution, has adopted the new Brazil Traceability Guideline based on GS1 EPCIS standards for the Brazil marketplace.
Losan Pharma has announced it will introduce the latest version of Werum’s PAS-X MES at its main facility in Neuenburg am Rhein, Germany. According to Werum, its PAS-X meets the various requirements of a CMO company with a differing customer structure.
Marken, a clinical logistics organization (CLO), has entered into an exclusive agreement with OnAsset Intelligence Inc. for use of their most advanced GPS tracking device on key shipments. The device aims to improve Marken's real-time, track-and-trace capability through custom-designed software.
Within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as most other markets, counterfeiting has become everyone’s problem, as stated earlier this year by Pfizer’s director of global security at Pharmapack North America.
Serialization and track-and-trace software provider Adents will introduce its Pharma Suite serialization software to the United States market at Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 28-30 at booth S-7652. Known in Europe, the company recently opened a U.S. office in Princeton, NJ, as it continues to make inroads into the North American pharmaceutical sector.
Three pharmaceutical industry veterans with 80 years-combined experience were added to the growing life sciences roster at TraceLink Inc.
The three – Elizabeth Waldorf, Michael Ventura, and Marcel Zutter – have deep expertise in global serialization, product traceability, and supply chain transformation, and they are the latest to join a growing TraceLink team of 153 employees, which has increased by more than 80 percent since Jan. 1.
SSI Schaefer announced it has developed an automated solution, the SSI Order Verifier, to verify and document orders prior to shipping. The move is in response to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act and the new FDA regulations mandating distribution of pharmaceutical products require high-speed camera-based scanning, integrated with automated labeling to track and trace shipments.
The Steering Committee of the Open Serialization Communication Standard Working Group (Open-SCS) addressed compliance to healthcare counterfeiting regulations recently by announcing the accelerated development of an industrial interoperability standard and associated requirements templates for release by the end of 2015. The scope of work products focuses on healthcare packaging serialization interoperability across the plant’s equipment, systems, and between the supply chain systems.
The Federal Drug Administration released the document DSCSA Implementation: Product Tracing Requirements for Dispensers — Compliance Policy Guidance for Industry. The guidance addresses the readiness of dispensers in the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain to comply with the provisions in section 582 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (21 U.S.C.