IFPW initiates its charitable efforts in Africa with GAVI

Following a years-long evaluation and goal-setting process, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (Manassas, VA) has set up the IFPW Foundation, partnered with GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, and selected its first two projects: supporting the training and educational efforts at […]

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Managing logistics partnerships in uncertain times

Drug and device manufacturers are experiencing unprecedented levels of public criticism and governmental scrutiny, while being asked to provide more affordable healthcare products to an expanding base of insured Americans. And to compound the issues, advancements in technology are enabling […]

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Enterprise solutions for cold chain management

  Chris Anderson (left), Cardinal Quality Systems Director, checks out the pallet shipper. It’s a truism of large organizations that standardized, “enterprise” solutions are beneficial: less complexity when crossing organizational lines; more consistency in operating performance; and potential cost savings […]

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Pharma logistics–so what?

At Pharmaceutical Commerce, we spent a good bit of time from late autumn into the first few weeks of this year preparing our feature article on global transportation and logistics for life sciences. And, based on which articles were ready […]

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Collaboration key to a healthy supply chain in 2016

Recently, “collaboration” has become a buzzword across the pharmaceutical sector, and certainly within HDMA, as distributors, manufacturers, dispensers and regulators have worked together to ensure that the supply chain operates safely and efficiently to the ultimate benefit of the millions […]

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