Lifecycle Logistics 
August 2016

For most pharmaceutical companies (and perhaps those particularly operating under the regulatory guidance of the EU), a key challenge is the ability to create and maintain an innovative and competitive distribution channel strategy.  This means looking beyond the traditional cost components of ‘transportation’ and taking a wider view of all the elements that go to make up the total cost of distribution.

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Maintenance of Active ULD’s and It’s Positive Impact on Performance and Longevity
October 2015

Maintenance of any mechanical system is paramount to ensure optimal and consistent operational performance and service life of the equipment. At CSafe Global, we embrace this philosophy and made a commitment from day one of launching our active RKN container fleet that we would have the best maintenance program in the industry.

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‘Store in a Cool, Dry Place’ ‘Bring to Room Temperature Before Use’
September 2015

Those two statements will probably be familiar to many of us who actually bother to read product labels or even those who enjoy making an attempt at cooking. Many recipes call for food ingredients, such as fresh meat, that have been held in a refrigerator to be brought up to ‘room temperature’ before cooking. But therein lies a familiar puzzle – what is ‘room temperature’? And what is a ‘cool, dry place’? What’s ’Cool’? What’s ‘Dry’?

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RKN Active Comparison
June 2015

In the engineering and manufacturing process, we think of a system failure backup as ‘redundant’. However, in many cases, the development, installation and use of redundant systems can backfire and produce less, not more, reliability.

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Cold Chain Passive Packaging Savings Through Reuse
March 2015

In today’s marketplace, biopharmaceutical companies are seeking improvements that lead to reductions in overall supply chain costs. With the ever increasing dimensional weight pricing, companies are going to be looking even more closely at cost saving supply chain ideas. When it comes to the packaging solutions used to ship temperature-sensitive materials, biopharmaceutical companies are considering the implementation of reusable packaging programs.

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It’s a Risky Business
Brian Kohr, President and CEO
September 2014

It is evident when reviewing the Good Distribution Practice guidelines that there has been a shift in emphasis towards Risk Management in the distribution of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals. Whether it’s the publication of the recent EU guidance, the revisions from USP or the PDA’s technical report 58, there can be no mistaking one thing – shippers and manufacturers are ultimately responsible for examining their supply chains using a ‘risk-based’ approach.

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Reliance Depends on Preventative Maintenance
Tony Wright, CEO Exelsius Cold Chain Management Consultancy
June 2014

Reliance depends on maintenance. For the manufacturers of active aircraft containers, it means a scheduled maintenance program. The fact that these active containers are ‘aircraft equipment’ and therefore, subject to the regulatory requirements of airworthiness inspection authorities, makes it that much more complex, particularly when we know that aircraft safety is a prime concern along with the thermal performance of the container.

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Safety First
Tony Wright, CEO Exelsius Cold Chain Management Consultancy
January 2014

Remember the predictions of how email, video conferencing and the other now commonplace means of communication, would erode the need for so much air travel?

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Genesis Genetics Adopts CSafe Passive Packaging Solution
Genesis Genetics
September 2013

By using CSafe’s AcuTemp brand packaging, Genesis Genetics reduced shipping charges by over 50% while delivering increased reliability and tighter expense recording systems.

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Supporting Global Medicinal Delivery at The Right Temperature®
Supply Chain Manager
May 2013

CSafe Global partners with DHL Global Forwarding to assure pharmaceutical manufacturer successful temperature-sensitive delivery to South America.

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Constant 20°C In Fluctuating Ambient Temperatures
Mark A. Mohr
April 2013

Ensuring that your shipment stays at the required constant temperature throughout the delivery chain requires the right packaging and handling as the cost of losing an entire shipment of product to spoilage and the associated damage to your business could be disastrous.

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The Trend in Global Sourcing
Brian Kohr
January 2013

A recent survey by Cold Chain IQ has shown that, despite a recession and bleak growth forecasts, the future for professionals working in the temperature controlled supply chain for life sciences companies is looking as good, if not better, than ever.

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Using Dry Ice When Shipping Air Freight
Mark A. Mohr
January 2013

Healthcare product manufacturers, transportation providers and distributors have a moral, and in most cases, a regulatory responsibility to help insure the product arrives to the end-user intact. Protection of product efficacy demands use of the latest reliable technologies available. People’s lives truly depend on it.

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