Cold chain

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.
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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.
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.
Materials Product Brief

Cold chain packaging with biodegradable components

ThermoPod® introduces super insulated temperature control and protective mailers and packaging liners made with components that are completely biodegradable.
Materials Product Brief

Cryopak: Insulated pallet transporter

Cryopak's Pallet Transporter CRT is a light-weight, easy-to-assemble pallet transporter that uses insulated panels which have been tested against robust summer and winter profiles, and is designed to maintain 15-30 degrees C for up to 120 hours.
HCP IQPC logos

Healthcare Packaging signs marketing partnership with global event producer IQPC

Partnership agreement with global conference and events producer IQPC aims to expand each organization’s reach into the cold chain packaging and logistics marketplace.
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What do Sam’s Club, Sunkist, and Nestlé have in common?

And what do they share with topics such as track and trace, package design, clean rooms, and medical devices?


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