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Supply Chain Improvements Help Pharma
Improvements in supply chain technology can make it easier for personalized medicine companies to ship their products and ensure that they arrive timely and still in usable condition, reports Outsourcing Pharma.
Sponsors for a Phase 2 clinical trial needed an expensive, time-sensitive therapy transported to investigator sites at -80º C. Further, when reaching out to cryogenic shipper rental companies, the sponsor found they often transport regionally and do not operate 24/7. The sponsor needed to procure ready-to-use cryogenic shippers, suitable facilities and global supply chain management to ensure safe, reliable transport and storage under specific time constraints for the clinical trial to be successful.