Good Distribution Practice (GDP) - Articles and news items

Yusen Logistics Opens Global Pharma Airfreight Gateway at Amsterdam Schiphol

Yusen Logistics opens Global Pharma Airfreight Gateway at Amsterdam Schiphol

Supplier news / 25 September 2015 / Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics announces the opening of its dedicated Pharma Gateway at Amsterdam Schiphol…

David Elder

Foreword: The importance of good distribution practice

Issue 4 2015 / 3 September 2015 / Dave Elder, GlaxoSmithKline and JPAG

Historically, the regulation and control of medicinal products has relied on national and supranational guidelines covering good manufacturing practice (GMP). However, the quality of these medicinal products can be adversely affected by a lack of adequate control over the myriad activities that occur during the distribution process. In addition, the necessity for developing, establishing and maintaining an adequate control system has not generally been well understood. This may result in differences in documentation practices and handling requirements, as well as complex communication between the various organisations, companies, groups or entities that comprise the supply chain…


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