“Sophisticated eskies” have been in the news both in Australia and overseas. On TV it’s made out to sound like something newly invented. But to anyone in the industry we all know what happens every day of the week – just on a larger scale. So what really happens in delivering pharmaceuticals?
Category : Temperature Controlled Packaging
Maintaining temperatures for pharmaceutical logistics is all about temperature. Temperature is heat & cold-but what do they actually mean? Learn about “heat transfer” and how it accects Temperature Packing Systems for pharmaceutical cold chain logistics.
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 […]
Blood products must be kept at between 2 to 6 degrees celsius. This can sometimes be challenging especially in summer. Coolpac have designed a blood transport kit that has been validated for more than 48 hours for summer and winter conditions. This is generally enough time to transport blood and blood products within Australia. Unlike […]
May 8, 2013 by coolpac Blue Circle couriers switched to CoolPac’s Olivo Industrial Quality Insulated Containers for their Sigma Pharmaceuticals courier deliveries. Trials with eskys and with plug-in refrigerators had been unsuccessful. The Olivo container met with all pharmaceutical courier performance objectives, and also led to an important time and cost saving procedural change. Blue […]
Blood Transport & Validated Temperature Controlled Packaging It is important that blood and blood components be transported and maintained at the same temperature that they are stored at. The correct temperature for blood products varies according to whether the product is red blood cells, blood platelets, frozen plasma components or fractionated blood products. Blood must […]