Thermal blankets find a growing cold chain role

The pharma cold chain is dominated by refrigerated products—those that need to be kept between 2–8°C in storage and transportation. A broad-based network of insulation technologies, technical practices at freight forwarding companies; and devices and systems for air, ground and […]

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Serialization status in ‘Year Zero’

Although the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was passed in 2013 and has implementation milestones that have already been achieved, 2017 can be considered “Year Zero” for the law’s fundamental requirement: to put a unique identification code on each […]

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US pharma product recalls jumped at the end of 2016

There are two types of reverse logistics relevant to the pharma industry: product returns—usually a business decision based on overstock at pharmacies and the like; and recalls—usually performed with the recommendation if not requirement of FDA for faulty products. For […]

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