March 14, 2012
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UPS uses the power of logistics to help safeguard your temperature-sensitive air freight shipments with an end-to-end system that delivers across the globe.
Video tour: UPS healthcare facility
UPS’s Director of Global Strategy, UPS Healthcare Logistics, describes the most significant global healthcare trends and discusses their implications for the healthcare supply chain. Watch the video.
UPS survey unveils healthcare supply chain trends
UPS has more than four million square feet of dedicated healthcare distribution space around the globe. See inside one of our facilities and hear from our dedicated team of healthcare logistics experts. Watch the video.
Video: UPS executive on healthcare supply chain trends
The 2011 UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" survey explores top business and supply chain concerns at pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies worldwide. See the results.
Video: The logistics of moving temperature-sensitive meds
Listen to experts from UPS's healthcare logistics team discuss UPS's approach to maintain compliance while managing the movement of temperature-sensitive products through the supply chain.
New cold chain container solves "hot" issue in pharma
The PharmaPort™360 Container, manufactured by Cool Containers exclusively for UPS, provides a new layer of protection to help ensure the safe transport of 2-8°C products vital to patients. Learn more.
Medical devices + nurses panel space
HealthPack headed to Dublin, Ireland
Feature Image 1 Confusing or difficult-to-read labels, hard-to-handle packages, and materials that tear or don't open properly are routine complaints from nurses heard by HealthPack attendees for the past four or five years. Those same pet peeves were expressed by three local nurses during HealthPack 2012. Show organizers also announced the conference was also moving to Dublin, Ireland Oct. 8-9, 2012.
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The state of the pharmaceutical sector in Italy
Yes, there's a financial crisis in Italy, as there is generally in Western Europe today; but Italian firms in the pharmaceutical supply chain are not being affected as badly because "structural variables" are allowing the sector to perform well. That was the key message delivered at a Pharmintech press conference held at Ipack-Ima in Milan, Italy. Pharmintech is the highly focused pharmaceutical exhibition held in Bologna, Italy, every three years since 2004. Feature Image 2
Tags: » Pharmintech   » Ipack-Ima   » Distribution
Innovation + healthcare costs space
Innovation is the theme for Pharmapack keynote presentation
Feature Image 3 When considering innovation in drug packaging, Patrice Noailles, president of Seillans Investissement, France, said that you must first consider that drugs are the most efficient way of reducing healthcare costs. It is far less expensive to vaccinate against an illness than it is to treat the illness. So, it's important for drugs, drug delivery and drug packaging to continue to be innovative to drive costs down.
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Podcast: Blow/fill/seal technology and global markets
Feature Image 4 Chuck Reed, director of sales and marketing with Weiler Engineering, describes customer equipment and facility needs in the Middle East, Europe, South America, and Africa, and discusses Achema 2012 in Germany this June.
Tags: » Blow/fill/seal   » Weiler   » Bottles
Medical packaging and the Medical Packaging Transition Protocol/Project
The DuPont™ Tyvek® Transition Protocol is accepting expressions of interest for remaining test cells, as explained in this MD&M West video by Karen Polkinghorne, DuPont Medical Packaging, packaging engineer & MDM specialist.
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Healthcare marketplace leaders convene in Houston, April 3-5. Meet J & J, GE Global Research, retail giants Publix, Ahold, and other key stakeholders

This year's Sustainable Packaging Symposium brings together pharmaceutical and healthcare products heavyweights from the brand owner, retail and supplier community. Discover packaging's role in the sustainable supply chains of tomorrow. Plan now to attend SPS 2012, April 3-5 in Houston, TX.
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