Conference in Brazil Highlights Cold Chain & Logistics in Latin America

The two-day event will cover regulatory, transportation and validation challenges, as well as region-specific GDP updates.

Looking to brush up on your logistics intelligence outside of U.S. markets? With the growing cold chain market in Brazil, it may be prudent to seek out knowledge at the

Pharmaceutical Cold Chain & Logistics in Latin America conference, which takes place February 14 and 15, 2017, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Event organizers identified several logistics challenges for those involved in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution in Latin America including differing documentation requirements among regions, political instability, workforce training and extreme climates and geographical challenges.

The event will feature on-stage interviews, roundtables, and updates on good distribution practices (GDP) regulations in the region, in addition to:

  • Cost and risk reduction strategies

  • Virtues and limitations of technology

  • The latest packaging technologies and alternatives that will yield quality improvements

  • Security and shipping strategies

  • Pre-conference guided site visit to RV ÍMOLA warehouse

Speakers include representatives from Sonoco ThermoSafe, Novo Nordisk, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Merck and Pelican BioThermal, as well as the manager of good practices and audits from Sindusfarma, the association of the pharmaceutical industry in São Paulo State.

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