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Pharma Preps for Serialization

Pharma Preps for Serialization Mandates that pharmaceutical products be serialized, tracked, and traced are being implemented throughout the world. In preparation, the pharmaceutical industry is revamping packaging lines and distributors are developing strategies to track every unit, from the pallet  down to the vial, as it moves from the manufacturer...

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ShockWatch 2 Helps Shippers Save Money and Detect Damage

ShockWatch 2 Helps Shippers Save Money and Detect Damage The new ShockWatch 2 impact monitor helps shippers reduce costs and accurately assign accountability for damage. With a single glance at the new ShockWatch 2 impact indicator, you know whether a shipment was handled roughly. The indicator is tamperproof and serialized,...

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ShockWatch Wins Top Blog Award

ShockWatch Wins Top Blog Award The ShockWatch cold chain blog was recently listed as one of Cold Chain IQ’s top bloggers. Focusing on all areas of temperature controlled logistics, distribution and quality in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, Cold Chain IQ is an international resource center for temperature control life science professional. According to Marketing...

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Frozen Food Goes Global

Frozen Food Goes Global The global cold chain market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% between now and 2017, according to a recent report from Markets and Markets.  Although much of that growth is attributed to the mature markets of the US and...

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Shipping Specifications Are NOT Stability Data

Shipping Specifications Are NOT Stability Data Pharmaceutical shippers are too cautious. That’s the verdict from regulatory experts and pharmaceutical logistics providers. The specific problem is the disconnect between stability data and shipping specifications. Company researchers typically have detailed information regarding the stability of products and advanced compounds, but that information...

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ShockWatch®, Inc. and Timestrip UK LTD Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop and Distribute Latest Cold Chain Indicator Technology

ShockWatch®, Inc. and Timestrip UK LTD Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop and Distribute Latest Cold Chain Indicator Technology Cooperative agreement brings together two industry leaders to provide market-leading products that require no special packaging, refrigerant or overnight shipping and provide top-notch accuracy and flexibility ShockWatch, a global leader in the...

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Angela Kerr named Vice President, Product Management and Marketing

Angela Kerr named Vice President, Product Management and Marketing Formerly the director of product management, Angela Kerr was promoted to Vice President, Marketing and Product Management in October 2012. “Angela has excelled in every position since joining ShockWatch five years ago and is clearly deserving of this promotion,” said Gerard...

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ShockWatch Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

ShockWatch Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification ShockWatch, a global leader in the innovation and optimization of logistics and cold chain risk management systems, once again earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. After a comprehensive audit, the certification was issued on Oct. 29, 2012 by Bureau Veritas for the design, manufacture and post-sales support of shipping,...

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Bridging the Gap: The holistic approach to cold chain management

Bridging the Gap: The holistic approach to cold chain management Guest blogger Jean Bédard, President & Chief Executive Officer of Infitrak Inc., discusses examples of their holistic approach to gap analysis. When Cubist Pharmaceuticals tracked its active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) shipments from Italy to the US, it identified several unknown...

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