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How Smart Data Can Help Keep Healthcare Products Safe

It’s not always clear how to ship temperature-sensitive products. Comprehensive data analysis — with a little help from Sir Isaac Newton — makes it easier.

Moving temperature-sensitive products safely and effectively is one of the most challenging supply chain issues confronting healthcare companies around the world. Unpredictable weather (sometimes extreme), the speed of transport and other variables present serious risks to products that require temperature-controlled environments. Healthcare logistics executives want solutions to minimize spoilage and damage to shipments, maximize efficiency […]

Raising the Stakes for Healthcare Logistics

With growing demand for global, temperature-sensitive healthcare shipments, organizations must develop more robust supply chain solutions.

According to Grand View Research, the global biologics market is expected to reach nearly $400 billion by 2025, a growth rate of almost 4 percent. A steady rise in specialized drugs and sophisticated therapies allowing patients to live longer, healthier lives is driving this change. Such trends are also raising the stakes in how high-cost, […]

Revamping the Cold Chain

Reviewing healthcare supply chains for safe, efficient delivery.

First of a three-part series When unplanned events such as weather delays cause product spoilage, it’s easy for healthcare executives to react by instituting an across-the-board increase in insulating material. But a thorough evaluation of the supply chain may reveal a better solution to managing cold-chain packaging costs – one that could deliver savings, improve […]