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The 12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum will provide a new focus when the show runs in Boston Sept. 29-Oct. 3: a shift towards supply chain integrity. This is a photo of Boston's Beacon Hill.

Cold chain and logistics forum heads to Boston

Sept. 29-Oct. 3 event to shift focus to supply chain integrity as it moves back to 'the center of the life sciences industry.'
Global Healing, a nonprofit organization devoted to providing modern medical equipment and supplies to the developing world, announced that Minnesota Thermal Sciences (MTS), donated two Credo DURACUBE™ LT transportation containers for the safe delivery of blood products to rural Honduras.

Hardshell shipper delivers blood products safely in Honduras

Credo DURACUBE LT mid-sized hardshell shipping container brings current technology to resource-constrained part of the world.
Feature Article

Cool Chain Europe: Quality, cost, compliance

More than 400 pharmaceutical and healthcare logistics professionals share best practices in Luxembourg.
An update on the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, MD. In this photo, Theresa Laranang-Mutlu (far left) and Dr. Desmond Hunt (far right) of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention talk with Healthcare Packaging Editor Jim Butschli.

Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part II of a four-part series

An update on the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, MD.
Parenteral Drug Assn. President Richard Johnson

Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part I of a four-part series

An update on the Parenteral Drug Assn. from President Richard M. Johnson in Bethesda, MD.
The PharmaPort™ 360 from Cool Containers is an active hybrid container. What that means is that it’s designed to hold one pallet of product, and is set to maintain a temperature range for temperature-sensitive products. A client would lease the containers from UPS, and we would deliver them to the client pre-cooled. They would put their pallet load in there, close it, seal it, and make sure the temperature is set correctly. Then it is transported from origin to destination.

Voice of the experts: Controlled room temperature packaging considerations

Healthcare Packaging (HCP) speaks with Mark Davis, UPS Healthcare Logistics Manager, who specializes in temperature-sensitive solutions, about packaging and shipping temperature-sensitive products.
President Richard M. Johnson of The Parenteral Drug Assn.

A Washington perspective on healthcare packaging

Visits to PDA, USP, RAPS, and CPSC reveal what works "Inside the Beltway."

Create the future of the cold chain industry

Innovation, performance, demographics, and environmental factors addressed in new survey on logistics and temperature-sensitive healthcare products.
Liventa Bioscience now produces human collagen membrane sheets for orthopedic uses.

Dry vapor shippers help Liventa Bioscience deliver cell-based biologics

Strategic alliance with Cryoport for portable cold chain logistics allows longer shelf life for live tissue cells.


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