Drug Supply Chain - Articles and news items

Digital issue #2 in-depth focus packaging

Packaging In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 2 2017, Supplements, Z Homepage promo / 13 April 2017 / European Pharmaceutical Review

FMD and supply chain security; Strategic aspects of change control for pharmaceutical packaging systems; and does the Falsified Medicines Directive lead to a European pack coding guideline?

CEIV Pharma: Industry cooperation that is taking off

CEIV Pharma: Industry cooperation that is taking off

Issue 2 2016, Manufacturing & Packaging / 4 May 2016 / Ricardo Aitken and Michal Wielgus, IATA Consulting

Several air transport industry stakeholders and regulators have joined forces to create the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) programme. This joint effort aims to effectively help reverse the current lack of standardisation, compliance and transparency currently afflicting the pharmaceutical air transport supply chain, via mutual cooperation, honest sharing of data and a strong emphasis on accountability…

Systech to host Uniquity Europe global brand protection conference

Systech to host Uniquity Europe global brand protection conference

Supplier news / 8 March 2016 / Systech International

Global brands focus on consumer safety at Amsterdam conference…

eBook: Serialisation – Where to begin

eBook: Pharma Serialisation – Where to Begin

Whitepapers / 1 November 2015 / TraceLink

By the end of 2018, 75% of the world’s prescription medications will be protected by legislation – this eBook explains the basic fundamentals of pharma serialisation…

CPhI report highlights potential risks in biologics supply chain outsourcing

Industry news / 15 October 2015 / Victoria White

CPhI highlights these risks in the fourth and final section of its 2015 annual report, The Outsourcing perspective…

Dave Elder, GlaxoSmithKline and JPAG

Drugs shortages are finally being addressed

Issue 3 2015, Manufacturing & Packaging / 3 July 2015 / Dave Elder, GlaxoSmithKline and JPAG

Maintaining the security of the supply chain for drug products is a significant responsibility to ensure the sustained availability of safe medicines…

Healthcare firms need to move away from a one-size-fits-all mindset when it comes to supply chains, says Crimson & Co

Industry news / 11 June 2015 / Victoria White

Healthcare firms have to be prepared to break with tradition and move away from employing a one-size-fits-all approach with existing suppliers…

Man on a phone analysing data and charts on computer screen

Why streamlining pharma supply chain is essential

Industry news / 17 May 2011 / GDS International

For most pharmaceuticals executives, the prospect of the patent cliff is looming large in their thoughts…

A new challenge in the pharmaceutical supply chain

Issue 2 2007, Past issues / 27 March 2007 / Montanari R. and Rizzi A., Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università degli Studi di Parma

Current trends show that the Radiofrequency Identification (RFID) technology and Electronic Product Code (EPC) are experiencing increasing diffusion. Several business applications adopting RFID are currently expected to grow strongly. Bar codes and RFID will coexist for many years, although the former is likely to progressively replace the latter in some sectors faster than in others.


The deadline for submissions to the EPR Awards is 9 June 2017! Entry is FREE, so don't delay...