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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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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.
Bishara cold chain

LifeCell’s pilot program shows promise

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

Product protection rises as a top supply chain concern among healthcare executives

UPS survey shows healthcare execs continue expansion and IT investments despite cost control pressures and global economic challenges.
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.

Package-testing laboratories occupying new niches

Pre-shipment package testing performed objectively by a laboratory contributes to a competitive advantage.
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Feature Article

Sanofi-Aventis speaker addresses the pros and cons of serialization methods

Product integrity, authentication, and identification are three key principles in an efficient anti-counterfeiting strategy.
Blue Skies fruit packs
Package Case Study

Time/temperature-monitoring system for fresh-cut fruit

Blue Skies employs RFID technology for shipments of fresh-cut fruit from African fields to U.K. tables.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
Feature Article

Consumer packaged goods and cross-docking

Supply chains are increasingly utilizing cross-docking, and packaging has an important role to play.


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