Rising sea level: The transportation of pharmaceuticals by sea continues to gain momentum in the quest for greater supply chain resilience
February 24, 2023
When shipping pharmaceuticals internationally, the decision of ocean shipping versus air shipping might seem obvious if the speed of air shipping is the only factor at play when sending sensitive medical supplies and drugs. For the last several years, however, more companies have decided to embrace ocean shipping as a means of delivering their medicines. Industry experts Alan Kennedy and Allan Klinge discuss how, with more cold chain control, a lower carbon footprint and lower costs, ocean-going vessels often have clear advantages over air freight.