Cold chain

Photo shows a flu vaccine shipment within a temperature-controlled container.
Package Case Study

CDC, UPS deliver temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos

Nearly 100,000 influenza vaccines in prefilled syringes travel more than 5,000 miles in just three days, maintaining a 3° to 7° C temperature range.
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Laminar Chilltherm Cargo
Materials Product Brief

Laminar Medica Ltd.: Air cargo cold chain packaging systems

Next-generation range of bulk packaging systems introduced for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals in aircraft cargo holds.
UPS package

Five tips to ensuring product integrity in temperature-sensitive distribution

UPS points to risk management planning, limiting supply chain handoffs, and quality agreements among five vital tips for temperature-sensitive product packaging and distribution.
BioLogistics San Francisco

Airfreight packaging must be approved by FAA

Tom Ferguson, senior technical consultant for the Council On Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles, addresses lithium battery risks related to packaging and shipping airfreight in this Q&A.
Cool chain logistics

Controlled room temperature takes center stage

Sanofi-Aventis speaker points to multiple challenges in shipping medications by air, land, and sea.
IATA graphic

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

Temperature-sensitive logistics market in state of flux

Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan shares observations from Cool Chain Logistics Europe in Basel, Switzerland.

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.


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