May 29, 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Temperature-controlled distribution + global space
UPS delivers $9 million of flu vaccine to Laos
Feature Image 1 Walgreens donates 375,000 doses of influenza vaccine that UPS air-ships in two temperature-controlled containers from Cool Containers that travel more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, all the while maintaining mandatory 2°C to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates. In late April, as flu season approached in Southeast Asia, the vaccines reached Lao People's Democratic Republic (referred to as Lao PDR or Laos) for administration to a population in need.
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ACHEMA 2012 to provide a global technology summit
The 30th world forum of the process industry set for June 18 to 22 at Messe Frankfurt, Germany will showcase pharmaceutical, chemical, and automation systems. The fastest-growing exhibition groups are measurement, control, and automation, and pharmaceutical, packaging, and storage techniques. China and India show strong growth rates, as do Turkey, South Korea, and some Eastern European countries. Feature Image 2
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The necessity of memberships for packaging professionals
Feature Image 3 Never before has it been more important for a packaging professional to be a member of an organization that's associated with packaging, reports Sterling Anthony, a consultant specializing in the strategic use of marketing, logistics, and packaging. He says packaging has evolved into a strategic tool that can be leveraged into a competitive advantage. Today's professionals need to scan new technologies, new materials, new markets, and new regulations to stay apace, and the right memberships can help.
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Contract manufacturing in India and China backed by government policies
Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) will reap the rewards as pharmaceutical production becomes increasingly globalized, according to a new report by business intelligence firm GBI Research. The report anticipates that the global CMO market will grow steadily due to the increased outsourcing of pharmaceutical production by western pharmaceutical manufacturers to Asian countries. The availability of adequate numbers of current good manufacturing practices and compliant manufacturing sites in Asia make India and China popular outsourcing destinations of choice for CMOs.
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New products from The Challenge Printing Company
The Challenge Printing Company introduces an expanded product line, including a variety of labels, and serialized booklets.
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June 4-5
» Redefining the "C" in CGMP
June 4-7
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June 7-8
» Nova-Pack 2012
June 25-27
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Oct 28-31
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