Top 10 Temperature Management Trends for 2014
The Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Global Forum is dedicated to examining the latest life sciences trends – including the modern cold chain, supply chain integrity, global GDP requirements and all temperature range products.
WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
Despite An Airport Strike, Marken Preserves The Data Chain
Marken collected a shipment from southern Sweden that was bound for next-day delivery in northern Belgium. However, all airline flights into Belgium were cancelled as a result of a strike action by airport workers.
Efficiencies Of Natural Convection In Passive Pallet Shippers
Bulk transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals and biologics has become a common practice due to complex global supply chains. By Iftekhar Ahmed, Ben VanderPlas, and Stu Krupnick
A Medical Supply Company Opens The Door To Growth
Medical Direct Club delivers urological supplies directly to customers' homes – a huge convenience. But for Medicare or Medicaid to pay the company directly for the supplies, new customers must first complete an "assignment of benefits" form. And that's where things can get challenging.
Controlled Environment Storage: The Case For Outsourcing Gets Stronger
Anyone in business in the current economic climate knows that life is a constant struggle. Financial constraints, limitations on capital budget spend, and the ever-increasing need to reduce costs are all adding to the burden of trying to stay in business – and stay competitive. Inevitably, we all share some common challenges. By Patrick Jackson, Vindon Scientific
Marken Delivers In Spite Of A Dry Ice Disruption In Moscow
In August of 2010, both dry ice factories in Moscow, Russia were shut down for an unplanned technical upgrade. At the same time the weather in the region was unusually hot (40°C, 104°F) which placed a higher than normal demand for dry ice to keep frozen shipments within the required temperature range.
Medical Device Companies Turning To New Breed Of Supply Chain Partner
Medical Device companies are well aware of the strategic and operational impact of tougher reimbursement policies and the soon to be implemented medical device tax.