Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
Deadline Extended: Reusable Packaging Excellence Award 2020
Companies can submit applications through June 30.
Reusable Packaging Association
May 18th, 2020
States Focus Legislation on Prescription Drug Costs
May 14th, 2020
DSCSA and COVID-19
May 12th, 2020
Preparing the Supply Chain for a Coronavirus Vaccine
May 1st, 2020
Covectra Introduces Controltrack Mobile Health Medication Management System
Apr 29th, 2020
HDA: The Need for Distributor-Pharmacy Partnership During Pandemic
Healthcare Distribution Alliance is seeking to provide “a greater understanding of how distributors are working each day” to meet inventory needs for supply chain partners and patients.
Apr 28th, 2020
Protect Your Distribution Operations From Ransomware
Cybersecurity breaches are not typically targeted attacks. They are more commonly opportunistic attacks designed to make money. Coronavirus fears create natural vulnerabilities to exploit to gain access to your systems.
Apr 23rd, 2020
Learn Something New in 20 Minutes: Systech’s Brand Protection LIVE
Live from home offices, Systech introduces its brand protection innovation series including experts from J&J, Michigan State University, and more.
Apr 9th, 2020
Free of Charge: NiceLabel to Provide Label Cloud Software to Organizations Fighting Covid-19
From medical supplies to food, the company wants “to help eliminate any delays in the delivery of supplies by ensuring that labeling is never an obstacle to getting critical items to the front line as fast as possible.”
Apr 7th, 2020
Cannabis and the Coronavirus
Medical and recreational cannabis growers and retailers deemed essential services to help Americans cope with “stay-at-home” orders.
Mar 31st, 2020
Weather Stresses Logistics
Responding to consumer demands to “get it to my doorstep in a day,” the nation’s supply chain leaders now have to adjust to crazy climate events around the globe. Reusable transport packaging could hold one key to a more sustainable future.
Reusable Packaging Association
Feb 10th, 2020
CDMO Speeds its Line with Open-Source L4 Serialization System
With the serialization deadline approaching, Sovereign Pharmaceuticals implemented open-source software that allows the company to make their own changes and improve packaging efficiency.
Jan 16th, 2020
New E-Commerce Packaging Group Aims for Two-Way Dialog With Retailers
Several big brand owners have teamed up as the E-com Packaging Council in an effort to help steer the discussions with Amazon, Walmart, Target, and others.
Dec 9th, 2019
NFL Alumni Org Taps Pharma Traceability Technology for Member Outreach and Engagement
Track My Way platform provides data for ambassador and chapter membership campaigns.
Dec 4th, 2019
$200 Billion Pharma Counterfeit Drug Market Growing by 20% Per Year
This alarming growth is twice the rate of the legitimate pharmaceutical market, and accounts for 2.5% of the total global pharma market.
Nov 26th, 2019
Case and Pallet Packaging Under A Serialization Mandate
Capturing high quality aggregation data during the case-packing and palletization operation is essential to efficient operations under a serialization mandate. And what happens when aggregation data is inaccurate?
Nov 25th, 2019
CVS and UPS Complete Their First Prescription Drone Delivery to Customers
The Nov. 1 flights included a delivery to a patient with limited mobility. Will the service boost much-needed healthcare access for rural communities?
Nov 7th, 2019
UPS Plans to Deliver Prescriptions and More by Drone
Several(!) new UPS healthcare logistics initiatives include plans to create drone delivery services with AmerisourceBergen, CVS Health and Kaiser Permanente, as well as a new Healthcare and Life Sciences Unit and UPS Economy in the EU.
Oct 22nd, 2019
Sonoco ThermoSafe: Orion r Temperature Controlled Box Rental Service
Provides one-stop rental service for any existing temperature controlled container mode and size.
Oct 14th, 2019
Medical device packaging
Aptar Pharma: Nasal Unidose Device
The device has been approved for Tosymra Sumatriptan Spray by the FDA.
Oct 8th, 2019
17th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum Coming to Boston Mid-October
Boston, Massachusetts hosts this year’s Global Forum which will emphasize practical case studies and include tours, workshops, and educational sessions to increase best practices in the cold chain world.
Oct 7th, 2019
How to Optimize Your Transit Packaging
Day two PACK EXPO Innovation Stage presentation looks at “keeping your products safe and your customers happy.”
Sep 24th, 2019
Reusable Packaging Association Issues White Paper on Smart Asset Technologies
New report provides guidance on available and emerging technologies for the identification, monitoring and tracking of reusable transport packaging assets. A panel will introduce the white paper at Pack Expo Las Vegas.
Sep 20th, 2019
DSCSA: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?
Recapping current progress, the Nov. 2019 saleable returns deadline and the supply chain transformation expected in 2023.
Sep 17th, 2019
With Patients Dispersed Around the Globe, Supply Chain Capabilities Rise to Meet Needs
In this Q&A, a logistics expert discusses how patients are now a part of the supply chain and what that means for manufacturers and logistics providers.
Sep 16th, 2019
Medical device packaging
Smart Inhalers Market Growth Expected to Skyrocket
The global smart inhalers market size was valued at $34 million in 2018 and is estimated to reach $1.4 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 58.4% from 2019 to 2026.
Sep 6th, 2019
Healthcare Packaging by the Numbers: Summer 2019
From temperature excursions to the bioplastics market, stats from around the packaging sphere.
Sep 2nd, 2019