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Planning Your Supply Chain Logistics for Commercialization of Cell, Gene and Immunotherapies in Logistics Blog

With the astounding success of some of the new personalized medicine therapies in treating incurable diseases, the emphasis on research and development of cell, gene and immunotherapies is growing momentum. Some of the more promising cures for cancer are now in late-stage development, with two expected to be FDA approved by the end of 2017. Read more...

New Regulations Affecting Clinical Trials in Peru in Logistics Blog

On June 30, 2017, Peru's Ministry of Health (MINSA) issued a new regulation that will reinstate clinical studies for the pediatric population and native communities. Read more...

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast in Logistics Blog

The hurricane season for the Atlantic officially starts June 1, 2017 and continues through the end of November. Occasionally storms can form outside those months as happened last season with January's Hurricane Alex and late May's Tropical Storm Bonnie. Read more...

Airline Laptop Ban Likely to Expand to Europe in Logistics Blog

There is an ongoing uncertainty regarding the expansion of the in-flight electronics (laptops, tablets, etc.) ban to Europe. Currently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security official position is that the expansion is being considered but no decision has been made. Read more...

Argentina to Shorten the Clinical Trials Approval Timelines in Logistics Blog

On April 26th, The Ministry of Health in Argentina (ANMAT) has issued a new regulation that shortens the timelines for the approval of clinical trials from 160 business days to 70 days (60 days for review and 10 days for administration paperwork). Read more...

Complexity and Time Sensitivity of Transporting Living Organ Donations in Logistics Blog

In 2012, a Good Samaritan kidney donation by a California man began a kidney chain, resulting in 30 donors giving their organs to 30 strangers on behalf of their loved ones. Read more...

April is a National Donate Life Month in Logistics Blog

Today 119,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States alone. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list; 22 people die each day waiting for an organ. Read more...

Survey: Assessing the Current and Future State of Clinical Trial Supply in Logistics Blog

In order to gain a deeper understanding of the rapidly evolving Clinical Trial Supply market, Sonoco ThermoSafe, Berlinger & Co. AG and Arena International Events Group conducted a survey across global regions. Read more...

Regulatory Update: New CFDI Export Regulations in Mexico in Logistics Blog

Mexico's Tax Authority (SAT) has confirmed that the CFDI (electronic invoice process) will be mandatory for the export of patient samples from Mexico effective March 1, 2017. The following process will be required: Read more...

February 4 is World Cancer Day in Logistics Blog

Everyday researchers around the world look for new therapies in hopes to shape the future of cancer treatments
in the forthcoming years. Read more...