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Controlled room temperature takes center stage

Sanofi-Aventis speaker points to multiple challenges in shipping medications by air, land, and sea.
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IATA insights on new temperature-sensitive product requirements

Andrea Graf-Gruber of the International Air Transport Assn. addresses the shifting landscape for air carriers.
Cool Chain Europe
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Temperature-sensitive logistics market in state of flux

Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan shares observations from Cool Chain Logistics Europe in Basel, Switzerland.
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Protecting medicines through cold chain distribution

Temperature-controlled distribution involves multiple variables, as discussed here with Geoffrey Glauser, vaccine and therapeutic supply chain contractor and subject-matter expert with Conceptual Mindworks, Inc.
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ThermoPod: Biodegradable cold chain box liners

ThermoPod's ThermoKeeper mail-order shippers provide temperature control and protective insulation for food, wine, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and more with environmentally-friendly insulating liners that fit snuggly into a protective corrugated outer box.
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Cutting through cold chain confusion

Global harmonization efforts involve complexities such as meeting country-specific regulatory needs and optimizing shipping logistics and packaging—all while focusing on the patient.
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In global distribution, don’t forget the patient

Aiming for global harmonization in the complex temperature-sensitive distribution supply chain is ambitious, making it vital to keep the focus on the patient.
Risk management flu vaccine
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Risk management steps for temperature-controlled distribution

Truly understanding your product and distribution process will help prevent over- or under-engineering your cold chain packaging.
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Supply chain track and trace—how close are we?

A lack of federal or global guidelines on track and trace and e-pedigree leaves more questions than answers.
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Logistical challenges for international cold chain

Cold chain experts agree you have to have people "in country" to help negotiate rules, regulations, and local customs.

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