Supply Chain/Logistics

Feb 11, 2009
BioPharm International
By BioPharm International Editors
With counterfeit and adulterated medicines posing an increasing risk to patients in the United States and worldwide, the US Pharmacopeial (USP, Rockville, MD) Convention announced on February 4, new standards for two widely used drug products that have been involved in episodes of adulteration resulting in patient deaths.
Jun 11, 2008
BioPharm International
By BioPharm International Editors
Felix M. Negron, senior vice president at Pall Corporation (East Hills, NY), has been appointed to lead global manufacturing and supply chain operations for the company’s life sciences business.
May 01, 2008
BioPharm International
By BioPharm International Editors
Recent problems with food and pharmaceutical ingredients sourced from China highlight a major disadvantage of our complex international supply chains for food and drug ingredients. A global supply chain offers more opportunities for accidental contamination as well as intentional adulteration and counterfeiting. Sticking to minimal requirements may not be enough.
Apr 01, 2008
BioPharm International
Now is a good time for companies to know their suppliers well.
Jan 01, 2007
BioPharm International
The supply chain can be used as a tool for managing not only product supply risks, but overall business risks as well.
Apr 01, 2006
BioPharm International
RFID is currently the most advanced tracking technology, but manufacturers need to pursue a multilayered approach . . .
Apr 01, 2005
BioPharm International
By BioPharm International Editors
Mass serialization, or the ability to store a unique serial number for each item, is the most useful feature of RFID tags.
Oct 01, 2004
BioPharm International
By BioPharm International Editors
Wyeth BioPharma has identified cycle-time reduction as critical to customer responsiveness and the success of commercial and pipeline products. In formulating a plan of attack, the company focused on two aspects of cycle time: the global planning process and disposition cycle times.
Apr 01, 2004
BioPharm International
FDA backs e-chips over paper pedigrees and unit-of-use packaging.
Feb 01, 2004
BioPharm International
This article focuses on the front end of qualifying a new raw material from a given supplier. Once qualified, this status must be maintained by periodic review and requalification.
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