Cold Chain Logistics

Cold Chain Logistics

Orphan Drugs: A Lifeline for Patients with Rare Diseases Can Bring Cold Chain Challenges

The Orphan Drug Act of 1983 (ODA) defined orphan drugs as a drug intended for the safe and effective treatment, diagnosis or prevention of...

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Drones in Your Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain– Are You Ready? 

Today drug product delivery via drone is no longer a fringe technology – it’s here to stay. Over the past decade, drones have been the subject...

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Apheresis Collection for CAR T-Cell Therapy Requires Agility in the Cold Chain

Innovations in Cancer Immunotherapy Autologous cell therapy (ACT) is a therapeutic intervention that uses an individual’s cells, which are cultured and expanded outside the...

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Regenerative Medicine – A Catalyst for Modern Targeted Cancer Therapy

For thousands of years, tissue regeneration has been a topic of interest among the scientific world. The ancient civilizations of India and Greece were...

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Immunotherapy Supply Chain Services

Immunotherapies are an increasingly complex set of treatments for a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions.   Two of the more exciting immunotherapies...

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Forecasted Cold Chain Trends for 2016

First published on January 5, 2016 on Cold Chain IQ – as a contributor, Hutchinson’s column, Global Cold Chain Connections, falls in the Supply...

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Why Is Pharmaceutical Transportation a Major Concern?

First published on May 11, 2015 on Cold Chain IQ – as a contributor, Hutchinson’s column, Global Cold Chain Connections, falls in the Supply...

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Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Is Complex

First published on April 9, 2015 on Cold Chain IQ – as a contributor, Hutchinson’s column, Global Cold Chain Connections, falls in the Supply...

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Cold Chain Integrity Challenges Biopharmaceutical Industry

Cold chain integrity is a growing concern in the biopharmaceutical industry. High value cargos are becoming more frequent targets for theft. The US Federal...

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How old is that trailer?

That’s a question that needs to be known before you load it with temperature sensitive pharmaceutical product. A reefer trailer’s capacity to thermally insulate...

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Trailer Definition

First steps to Trailer Qualification…know what you’re using! It sounds simple, maybe even trite, but as a distribution stakeholder in your organization, are you...