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Plastic and Thermo Cool Products Made from Plastic Banned in India in Logistics Blog

The Environment Department of the Government of Maharashtra has issued a ban on plastic products, as of June 23, 2018, under "Notification No.Plastic-2018/C.R. No.24/TC-4." Maharashtra is India's second-largest state with a population of more than 100 million. Read more...

C02 Supply Crisis Hits Europe -- Limiting Availability of Dry Ice in Logistics Blog

A raw gas sourcing issue in Northern and Continental Europe is affecting the availability of dry ice, commonly used to maintain the temperature of life science specimens and products. All major suppliers of liquid CO have been impacted by the raw gas sourcing issues, which is expected to last throughout June. Read more...

Change for Importing Medical Devices Into Chile — New Documentation Required in Logistics Blog

Effective July 02, 2018, the import of medical devices into Chile will require a new document from the ISP (Instituto Salud Publica-Public Health Institute.) The document, named CDA, can be processed online from the ISP platform, and when approved, will visible to both the importer (CRO/CRA and local laboratories) and the customs office. Read more...