Cold chain

Cool Chain Europe

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.
Materials Product Brief

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.
Feature Article

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.
Patient receives package

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

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.
Track and trace numbers

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.
Country signs

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.
Package Case Study

Henry Schein Animal Health opts for wool packaging

Scotland-based animal health distributor chooses wool for temperature-sensitive vaccines that deliver cold chain logistics benefits.
Bishara cold chain

LifeCell’s pilot program shows promise

Reusable 'cold chain' shipper provides sustainability, economic, and customer benefits.


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