(Jan-2015) Assuring the compliant handling of temperature sensitive healthcare products in today’s complex supply chain is one of the foremost challenges facing healthcare logistics managers today.
As the world of healthcare product manufacturing and distribution grows broader at astonishing speed, regulatory oversight and stringent handling requirements is expanding just as rapidly. The intersection of these dynamic forces makes the task of operating a temperature controlled compliant supply chain ever more challenging.
The Challenge – Providing a Temperature Protective Air Service
Temperature excursions can occur in many ways and in many places. Quite often excursions occur during the complex process of moving products between origin and destination airports. Numerous hand-offs and transfers in uncontrolled environments can lead to undesirable cargo handling practices. Shippers can employ various packaging solutions in an attempt to minimize exposure. However, the supply chain itself requires a more structured and protective approach to reduce excursions.
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