June 18, 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.
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 tour: UPS healthcare facility
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
John Menna, 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
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.
Product development + package design space
Inviting packaging to the product development table
Feature Image 1 Packaging isn't always present during the early stages of the product development process at pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Here, professionals from GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen/J&J, Covidien, and Medtronic discuss the benefits of packaging's early involvement, be they in package design, patient compliance, or even in patent expiration issues.
Tags: » Package design   » Package development   » GlaxoSmithKline   » Janssen   » PackWise Consulting   » Covidien   » Medtronic
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Catalent's three aisle-changing cranes drive efficiency
Catalent's Philadelphia packaging facility leverages its automated warehousing and distribution capabilities by utilizing an LTW Intralogistics high bay that employs three aisle-changing, automatic stacker cranes. The automated storage and retrieval design helps the facility handle up to 630 pallet moves per day in and out of 19,000 pallet locations. Feature Image 2
Tags: » Catalent   » LTW   » Automation   » Material handling   » Distribution   » Robotics
Pharmaceuticals and consumer costs space
Pharma collaboration, reauthorization, cheaper costs needed
Feature Image 3 Automation World contributing editor C. Kenna Amos reports that as science evolves, regulatory agencies must as well, according to Washington-based Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Also, quality management should improve, but consumer prices will continue to rise.
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Managing language complexity a pharmaceutical packaging challenge
Feature Image 4 Complying with different regulations for different countries, with different languages, is a critical packaging and labeling consideration for many global pharmaceutical companies. Research completed by artwork management companies looks at automated artwork management systems as a way to effectively organize phrases and translations, improve efficiency, and aid compliance.
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