As the US Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) traceability requirements become mandatory in 2015, standards group GS1 is offering a 137-page guideline to help manufacturers follow the new stipulations.
A Dutch trial of battery-powered radiofrequency identification
(RFID) tags in standard medication blister packages, sponsored by
Novartis, has demonstrated the benefits the technology can have for
patient compliance but also the prohibitive...
Cardinal Health is about to embark on a first-of-its-kind
radiofrequency identification (RFID) tag pilot that tests the
viability of the new technology across the entire supply chain,
from item throughout to case and pallet level.
As part of its programme to develop a seamless system for tracking
goods through the supply chain, MIT's Auto-ID Laboratory is in the
process of building a software simulation to study how data will
flow to global trading partners...
Printing solutions specialist Zebra Technologies, a specialist in
radio frequency identification (RFID) labels, has launched two new
UHF (ultra high frequency) EPC (electronic product code) multi-
protocol printer/encoders, the Zebra...
Potential cost savings from the use of radiofrequency
identification (RFID) will spur increasing use of the technology
within pharmaceutical company supply chains during the next 18
months, according to new research.
US-based wholesaler HD Smith has followed the lead of retail giant
Wal-Mart in adopting a system of electronic product code (EPC) and
radiofrequency identification (RFID) to track controlled