Creating the first, pharma-only 3PL network

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions transportation network. Credit: Cardinal Health For years, manufacturers have been challenged to lower the cost of moving pharmaceuticals from Point A to Point B, while keeping them safe every mile of the way. These challenges are […]

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Happy fifth birthday for Rx-360

Rx-360, the industry consortium formed in the aftermath of the heparin scandal in 2008 (in which contaminated, raw heparin sourced from China entered finished products and caused multiple deaths in the US and Europe), chose the PDA/FDA Supply Chain Conference […]

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2014 Biopharma cold-chain forecast

Fig. 1. Overall trend for biopharma and biopharma cold-chain product sales. Maintaining a secure “cold chain” through the storage, handling and transportation of temperature-sensitive drugs, vaccines and blood products assures product quality and integrity for the benefit of the patient, […]

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2014 Product Security Report

Fig. 1. What the US is avoiding? The fragmented serialization framework of EU countries will change as the Falsified Medicines directive takes effect. Source: EFPIA With the passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) last November, there’s a […]

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