Hangzhou, Shanghai and Sydney facilities grow UPS healthcare space in Asia Pacific by nearly 35,000 square meters
UPS today announced a significant expansion of its global healthcare distribution facility network in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of three new state-of-the-art facilities in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia. The new facilities bring the total number of UPS dedicated healthcare facilities around the globe to 36, encompassing more than one-half million square meters of space. They are part of UPS’s strategy to invest in its global healthcare network to meet the growing needs of its global healthcare customers.
Unparalleled Research, Real-Time Analytics and Award-Winning Sensor Technology Provide End-to End Insight and Control into Supply Chain for Perishables
Migdal Tefen, Israel – BT9 today introduced Xsense®, a premier end-to-end cold chain management system that ensures all stakeholders in the cold supply chain, have full transparency and control over their perishables, anywhere in the world, at any given time. The automated analytics generated by the BT9 Xsense system, in tandem with BT9's expert research and consulting services provide customers the tools they need to identify chronic cold chain problems and take corrective actions to reduce waste and improve quality, overall performance and profitability, and deliver consumers food and pharmaceuticals in optimal condition.
Industry leaders to provide complete cold chain and GMP/GDP services offering across pharmaceutical, food, life science and related industries
ShockWatch, a global leader in the innovation and optimization of logistics and cold chain risk management systems, recently announced an agreement to couple their advanced temperature indicators and recorders with industry leading cold chain services. The resulting partnership will provide a one-stop-shop for customers in food, pharmaceutical, life science and other related industries to not only monitor facilities, vehicles and cargo, but also provide cold chain analysis and compliance support for customers.
Cool Containers will be introducing their new PharmaPort ® -20ºC container, designed for pallet sized loads of frozen pharmaceuticals, at the IQPC Cold Chain Management Conference September 26-27, 2012 in Chicago. The container incorporates the company’s proprietary Pro-Tectic ™ Temperature Storage Technology, can be recharged using standard AC electrical power, and requires no dry ice, PCMs or other consumables.
Revolutionizes Cold Chain Industry with Ground Breaking Line of Temperature Controlled Cases
TORRANCE, CA — Delivering in mission-critical situations isn’t a slogan, it is a principal at the core of Pelican Products, Inc., the leader in the design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. It is this core principle that guided the creation of the new Pelican BioPharma™ Division that will usher in the next generation of cold chain products, logistics and service. In August 2012, Pelican BioPharma will launch a line of virtually indestructible temperature controlled cases for the pharmaceutical and biologics industry, offering a global alternative to the industry.
Athens, OH - Stirling Ultracold, a Division of Global Cooling, Inc., Athens, OH, today named Jason Thompson as the company’s Vice President of Sales. Jason has a broad technical sales background acquired through 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, educational, and environmental science markets. He comes to Stirling Ultracold following a successful nine year career with Metrohm USA (formerly Brinkmann Instruments), where he led direct and distribution sales teams selling innovative laboratory solutions into the scientific instrumentation marketplace. Prior to Metrohm USA, Jason was a life sciences product manager with YSI, Inc. successfully launching several laboratory instrumentation product lines that targeted the life sciences and bioanalytical markets.
MNX Strengthens Singapore Regional Headquarters; Prepares to Quadruple Asia Pacific Investment Over Next Five Years
Singapore –MNX, a premium global provider of expedited transportation and logistics services, is pleased to announce the appointment of its regional leadership team in Asia Pacific. Florence Lee, director, sales and customer service, Asia Pacific; Peter Morley, director, operations, Asia Pacific; and Bodhisatwa Ghosh, director, finance and administration, Asia Pacific; comprise the new team responsible for building MNX’s operations in Asia. Under the leadership of Onno Boots, managing director, Asia Pacific, the leadership team solidifies MNX’s specialized capabilities in the life science, aviation and entertainment sectors in Asia Pacific.
Emeryville, CA – Tempsys, a leading provider of wireless temperature monitoring and real-time location systems, today announced that its CheckPoint Temperature Monitoring System now features WiFi-capable sensors supporting 802.11 b/g and WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption.
Hospitals, laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies will now have additional options for setting up the CheckPoint Wireless network, including: 1. The new sensors now have WiFi radios to communicate directly to the facility’s WiFi network. 2. Using a distributed antenna system, such as MobileAccess, or 3. Using a separate 900 MHz wireless repeater/Etherbase network to connect through a hard-wired LAN 4. Using a hybrid system utilizing both the wireless WiFi and hard-wired LAN, useful to connect remote or satellite locations which may not have a WiFi network.
Stuttgart, Germany & Richmond, VA, USA -- Celesio AG, a leading international trading company and provider of logistics and services in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, announced today that it plans to sell its Movianto Group, which specializes in third party logistics for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, to Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), a leading U.S.-based distributor of medical and surgical products and logistics provider. With the pending divestiture of Movianto, Celesio is rapidly strengthening its focus on its core business. Owens & Minor intends to acquire Movianto for a purchase price of €130 million ($158 million). The transaction is subject to the fulfillment of certain customary local legal provisions.
DALLAS – Southwest Airlines Cargo® (NYSE: LUV) is proud to introduce Cargo Companion™, a comprehensive asset tracking service, providing Customers with complete visibility regarding the location and environmental status of high-value and time/temperature-sensitive items shipped via Southwest Airlines Cargo.
Designed for freight forwarders, couriers, perishable commodity Shippers, and Shippers of time-critical and high-value items, Cargo Companion features:
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