The burgeoning Japanese pharmaceutical market is set to boost the
third party logistics (3PL) sector as drug makers are expected to
increase their reliance on outsourcing for this type of services in
the future, a new report said.
Shipping giant DHL has bagged a lucrative contract with pharma
giant Wyeth and become the first logistics provider to be given
complete responsibility for a company's worldwide clinical trial
A number of executives and technical staff at small to medium size
pharmaceutical firms are unaware of how to use their resources
effectively to comply with new EMEA guidelines, designed to
minimise the environmental impact of compounds,...
Pharmaceutical companies are beginning to catch up with other
industry sectors that take an increasingly realistic view of what
they consider a core competency and outsourcing what is left -
Outsourcing-Pharma takes a snapshot of...
Although manufacturing is the most established of the pharma
outsourcing segments, many service areas are still rapidly
evolving. OutsourcingPharma.com gives a brief run down of the
current state of play.
The market for radiofrequency identification (RFID) tags in
healthcare is set to explode from $90m (€70m) in 2006 to $2.1bn in
2016, driven by the item level tagging of drugs and the growing
appeal of "smart packaging."
Jacobs Engineering Group has inked a new contract with Boehringer
Ingelheim to provide technical and construction services for its
new bulk active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) facility being
built in Petersburg, Virginia, US.
Europe's third party logistics providers (3PL) are evolving to
integrate more of their operations with those of their clients in a
bid to provide a more efficient service, leaving the old breed in
danger of becoming extinct.