“Sophisticated eskies” have been in the news both in Austraiia and overseas. On TV its made out to sound like something newly invented. But to anyone in the industry we all know its what happens every day of the week – just on a larger scale. So what really happens in delivering pharmaceuticals?
In our latest “Standards & Regulations Review”, CoolPacs Packing Engineer, Alex, looks at The WHO’s Annex 9; Supplement 13: “Qualification of Shipping Containers”. Is it worth your reading? Spend 4 minutes reading our summary to decide if its relevant to you.
In terms of supply chain logistics, think for a moment the amount of effort that is normally involved with shipping items that need temperature-controlled packaging. Using a standard courier is off the table, as you have no real way to guarantee that they'll have the ability to offer what you're looking for - not that [...]
One of Sydney’s largest Clinical Research Organizations is now using CoolPac’s Polyurethane Foam Insulated Shippers to ship its research material internationally. Before CoolPac’s involvement each of their consignments required up to 12kg of dry ice as well as in-transit top-ups. With CoolPac’s involvement, the dry ice requirement was reduced by half and the need for [...]
In early 2010 the J&J plants that supply Janssen ANZ with product RISPERDAL CONSTA switched from sending Janssen products in large eskies to sending these products in Envirotainers (an air cargo cold chain transportation container). This resulted in the Janssen Supply Chain reviewing the cold chain solutions we already had in place locally. Janssen ANZ [...]