Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

Guest Viewpoint: What’s Driving Freight Costs Higher?

The Logistics of Logistics

<strong><em>If you think the price of fuel is the only element driving freight costs higher – </em><em>Think again! </em></strong> Introduction. The latest Master of Logistics 20 th Annual Study of Transportation and Trends Study reports that in 2011 the highest percent of transportation costs was ground freight at 76.1%, of which US long haul trucking holds a major position at 64.4%. Ground freight was then followed by 8.7%

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. International air freight and express freight shipments are not the same thing. Express freight is typically handled by one company (like DHL, UPS or FedEx) that handles the entire shipment lifecycle, with shipping from door to door in under five days.

Pharma companies will increasingly take cues from retail and consumer goods….why?

The Network Effect

Thus, using retail and consumer goods as a guide, we can expect that companies will tailor the mode of transportation, warehousing and depth of distribution in each country for different pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Pharmaceutical Visibility supply chain technology visibility

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. Kuehne + Nagel, a global transport company based in Europe, recently upgraded their fleet for pharmaceutical deliveries. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

Quintiq

Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. Kuehne + Nagel, a global transport company based in Europe, recently upgraded their fleet for pharmaceutical deliveries. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

The bolded line is key, explaining why Amazon’s acquisitions have shaken markets – the Whole Foods acquisition prompted a $12 billion drop in grocery shares and the PillPack acquisition triggered a $15 billion dollar pharmaceutical share drop. And As For Global Freight….

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Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

The catalyst was fairly simple – there are freight conferences and tech conferences, but few that really mesh both very well. There was also some startling consensus on some core ideas: Freight is complex and transformation won’t happen overnight. Freight is cool again.

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Freight Rates – A Nightmare to Manage?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The post Freight Rates – A Nightmare to Manage? Blog 3PL Consumer Products Energy & Resources Industrial Distributors Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Private Equity Retail In today’s very competitive domestic trucking environment, shippers are being deluged with a variety of pricing options, including varying base rates, varying discounts, numerous accessorial fees and scaled fuel surcharges. appeared first on Tompkins International.

Trade Wars | Intellectual property rights and Section 321 – de minimis

BluJay Solutions

Safety has become a major concern as many pharmaceuticals and medical devices fall under the de minimis value. General Customs customs brokers customs compliance customs software e-commerce freight forwarding global supply chain Global Trade Parcel Shipping

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5% increase year on year as at January 2014 ) were tempered by a note of caution around the increasing trend towards near-shoring.

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Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

The comment caught my attention because later that morning I was going to moderate a discussion with Dan Dershem , General Partner at Supply Chain Ventures, about emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous trucks, and digital freight.

The Digital Transformation in Logistics: Technologies, Barriers and Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Route & freight cost optimization. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Digital Supply Chain logistics management Technology AdoptionSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview!

Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

People with these skills could come from the pharmaceutical industry or other highly-regulated spaces such as the beverage industry. These people could come from the food industry, or pharmaceutical as well. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

Shipchain

Any company shipping temperature-controlled goods or needing better visibility, including pharmaceutical supply chains, could benefit from the Track and Trace platform. The electronics and pharmaceutical industries have the highest rates of counterfeit products.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

These new offerings will allow customers to profitably improve delivered freshness for food, ensure efficacy and quality of pharmaceuticals, and improve asset utilization. New Visibility for Food and Pharmaceutical Safety.

Rise of the Warehouse Robots!

Supply Chain Game Changer

RightHand Robotics, for instance, provides end-to-end solutions designed to reduce the cost of e-commerce order fulfillment of electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

Retailers Will Leverage More Data and Technology to Manage Drivers According to John Paul Hampstead of Freight Waves , retailers will begin to use more data and technology in managing their fleets and drivers, and this will include the use of cameras to better monitor trucks than mirrors.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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How a Blockchain Platform Will Help Truckers Be More Efficient and Earn More Money

Shipchain

The trucking industry moves more than 70% of America’s freight, and gross freight revenues from trucking exceeded $726.4 Happy truckers amount to having freight picked up or delivered on time, as well as more enthusiastic operations.

Applying Blockchain in Logistics & Supply Chain Management: 5 Reasons Why Supply Chain Execs Need to Know More

Cerasis

Intermediaries may include financial experts, data analysts, freight auditors, and more. In fact, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act of 2013 , passed by Congress, mandates pharmaceutical supply chains implement an around-the-clock, real-time, and accurate way of monitoring product location in manufacturing and transport by 2023, reports Innovation Enterprise.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

Mitigating Logistics Risk Through Blockchain

Shipchain

Logistics Risks Lead to Higher Freight Spend. Logistics risks impact freight spend in multiple ways. The self-fulfilling cycle continues with more delays leading to increased freight spend.

Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

Cerasis

In today’s post, Chuck will take it a step further and break down metrics and issues to look out for by 5 main industries: Pharmaceuticals. 1: Pharmaceuticals. Management should have a formal SQM process for reviewing the pharmaceutical quality system on a periodic basis.

5 Reasons That 3PL Companies are Looking for Blockchain Technology Partners

Shipchain

Instead of merely providing logistics management and expansion of available capacity, today’s 3PL offers a whole host of additional services, including freight invoice auditing, claims management, warehousing and more.

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Adding Up the Benefits of Omni-Modal TMS

Talking Logistics

Neither has the efficient coordination of customers, suppliers, carriers, freight forwarders, government agencies, and custom brokers. In lieu of these traditional, ineffective approaches, both importers and exporters are turning to single-platform TMS that can effortlessly handle international multi-leg freight shipments using all modes. For example, many industries now depend on ocean and air freight as natural and vital links in their supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Where it makes the most sense, at least today, is where you’re seeing the initial pilot tests: for financial settlement, customs compliance, and industries such as Food and Pharmaceuticals where chain of custody assurance is most critical or where regulations almost require it.

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Why You Should Include Parcel in Your Omni-modal Transportation Management Plans

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, shippers and logistics service providers are scrambling to incorporate parcel freight optimization and execution into their enterprise transportation management operations. Global e-commerce sales are set to top $1.65

DHL breaks ground on new Austrian logistics centre

EFT

DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight are each building an advanced freight terminal and an office building with a total of around 12,000m² of warehouse space and around 3,500m² of office space on the property in the municipality of Fischamend.

Peak Season? There’s an App for That

BluJay Solutions

Further cross dock capabilities allow for a guided loading process while simultaneously building a manifest for the driver through item scans, and provide real-time item tracking on freight movements.

Podcast: Ben Cook – COO of MedMen

EFT

Yet, it is produced and grown in smaller units like groceries and not in mega factories like in the case of pharmaceuticals. Episode 15: FreightWaves CEO on future of freight – Blockchain, digital marketplaces & Futures trading. Priyanka talks to Ben Cook – COO of MedMen – the largest cannabis company in the US.