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The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Digital Supply Chain

The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Digital Supply Chain

Implementation of DSCSA mandates has provided an opportunity to transition from a complex traditional pharmaceutical supply chain to a digital pharmaceutical supply chain.  By executing on the DSCSA vision, a system of electronic drug product traceability will improve...

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The Friday Report: August 31st, 2018

The Friday Report: August 31st, 2018

UPS Launches Ware2Go UPS recently launched a new collaborative technology platform called Ware2Go to connect small and medium-sized businesses with warehouses.  With the huge shift towards e-commerce, merchants are looking for companies to provide order fulfillment...

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How Does the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Work?

How Does the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Work?

With the debate about U.S. healthcare about to heat up again on the news and social media, it is time to take a look at the pharmaceutical supply chain.  The pharma marketplace is evolving quickly.  The advent and acceptance of costlier, more condition-sensitive...

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The Friday Report: August 24th, 2018

The Friday Report: August 24th, 2018

Digital Supply Chain Planning We are now experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0.  As industries convert to digital data, operational processes can now be accelerated.  Slower, manual supply chain planning processes can be replaced by streamlined,...

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The Friday Report August 17, 2018

The Friday Report August 17, 2018

Freight and Logistics Industry Optimistic about Next Three Months According to July 2018 survey of the logistics and transportation industry by TCompanies, 70% of respondents are optimistic about the U.S. economy over the next three months.  Survey respondents...

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The DSCSA Pharmaceutical Serialization Deadline Looms

The DSCSA Pharmaceutical Serialization Deadline Looms

From the United Kingdom to the United States, Canada and China, countries around the globe have put into place governmental regulations to safeguard the health and well-being of consumers with respect to medical devices, pharmaceuticals and life science goods.  In...

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The Friday Report August 10, 2018

The Friday Report August 10, 2018

Will Amazon Put 3PLs Out of Business? Ratings agency Standard & Poors reacted to reports that Amazon is working to start its own in-house delivery function.  According to the industry expert, Amazon moving into the delivery lane is not anticipated to be a major...

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U.S. Cold Storage Warehouse Inventory

U.S. Cold Storage Warehouse Inventory

From North America to Vietnam, the cold storage warehouse industry is booming.   With primary clients in the pharmaceutical industry and food industry, refrigerated warehouses are essential for pharmaceutical and food safety. North American, especially U.S. cold...

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The Friday Report August 3, 2018

The Friday Report August 3, 2018

Pharma Industry Needs a Technology Update 2018 has seen a push towards transforming the drug supply chain.  With the advent of new technologies, renewed focus has been brought to bear on ways to improve identification of counterfeit drugs in the supply chain. ...

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The Friday Report: July 27th, 2018

The Friday Report: July 27th, 2018

U.S. Meat Stockpiles Fill Cold Storage Warehouses Federal data reveals that record levels of beef, pork and poultry meat is currently being stockpiled in United States warehouses, at levels above 2.5 billion pounds.  Hogs and chickens are being raised for slaughter at...

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The Friday Report July 20, 2018

The Friday Report July 20, 2018

U.S. Ports at Record Highs but for How Long? Across the United States, ports are reporting record volumes.  Talk and action on tariffs is increasing anxiety of manufacturers and retailers.  Eager to ensure a successful holiday season, some goods are being shipped...

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The Friday Report July 13, 2018

The Friday Report July 13, 2018

Chinese Imports Increased Amid Threats of Tariffs The unforeseen increase in Chinese imports to U.S. ports may indicate that some retailers moved up orders in order to insulate themselves from rising tensions and threats of additional U.S. tariffs on China.  Industry...

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The Friday Report July 6, 2018

The Friday Report July 6, 2018

Digital Freight Brokerage, Drones and Last Mile Delivery According to a report by analysts at Frost & Sullivan, the rising costs of last mile delivery and changing consumer demands will move the market towards use of mobile freight brokerage-type solutions.  This...

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The Friday Report June 29, 2018

The Friday Report June 29, 2018

Amazon Pops PillPack into its Portfolio of Acquisitions Industry disruptor Amazon recently made an important investment.  Amazon announced that it is buying online pharmacy PillPack.  Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS Health, Rite Aid, Cardinal Health,...

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The Friday Report June 22, 2018

The Friday Report June 22, 2018

The Incredible Complexity of Designing Connected Cars Still waiting for the launch of the connected car?  You will probably be waiting quite a bit longer.  A great idea conceptually, development of the connected car, also known as the smart car is exceptionally...

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The Friday Report June 15, 2018

The Friday Report June 15, 2018

Amazon Real-Time Map Tracking Available for Package Delivery Amazon recently released a new real time parcel tracking application.  Map Tracker works with packages delivered by Amazon’s own logistics network rather than by industry leaders UPS, FedEx or USPS.  The...

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