United Parcel Service and TNT Express Reach Agreement on Recommended All-Cash Public Offer of €9.50 per Ordinary TNT Express Share
LifeScience Logistics, LLC unveiled their newly designed 2012 advertising campaign. March marks the beginning of LifeScience Logistics’ Overcoming Obstacles campaign, encouraging Healthcare companies to look at the obstacles that are hindering their business and find solutions to overcome them. In the 2012 campaign, LifeScience Logistics remains focused on helping clients find solutions for their obstacles so that they may get back to focusing on what they do best, saving lives.
Cool Containers, LLC, based in Marietta OH, USA develops and manufactures controlled environment solutions for the secure transport of high value products. Their first product, the PharmaPortTM 360, is an actively controlled container for pallet sized loads of pharmaceuticals, and is available through the UPS Temperature True® service.
Rx-360, an international pharmaceutical and biotech industry supply chain consortium, has set up a program of joint audits. The goal of this project is to expand audit coverage and reduce duplicated audit efforts. SAFC recently took part in a pilot audit program.
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase World Courier Group, Inc., a privately held leading global specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry, for $520 million in cash. The purchase price is subject to a customary working capital adjustment. The acquisition is expected to be neutral to the Company’s fiscal year 2012 earnings, and $0.06 to $0.10 accretive in fiscal 2013. The transaction is subject to certain regulatory reviews and other customary closing conditions, and is expected to close in the third quarter of fiscal 2012, which ends June 30, 2012.
American Aerogel Corporation, a leader in insulated packaging for cold-chain shipping, is making it easier to maintain vital temperature requirements with a more rugged, water-proof shipping container. Debuting at the Cold Chain & Temperature Management Summit today, the new packaging is ideal for frequent back-and-forth shipping with a shell designed for re-use.
Acquisition enables increased flexibility and enhanced service offerings; strengthens MNX’s global leadership in life sciences
By Lee Marts
Life sciences products have grown more complex, and this complexity often increases product value — and sometimes — temperature sensitivity. Either outcome places a greater burden on cold chain professionals to reduce risk.
Marken announced today that Steve Roese is named Vice President of Marken’s Global Quality Assurance organization, which will support Marken’s continued investment in their expanding network of pharmaceutical service depots around the world.
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