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UPS, Lufthansa seize Asian logistics opportunity

A "long gradual process... to rationalize pharmaceutical manufacturing" worldwide is driving demand for drug shipping services, says Sanford Bernstein analyst Jack Scannell, according to a Bloomberg

Merck leans on suppliers, partners to expand reach

Merck ($MRK) is grappling with manufacturing, packaging and cold chain realities as it expands into emerging countries. One tactic it's using is enlisting equipment suppliers able to help the

DHL, pharma group assess India's hobbled logistics

After taking a close look at life sciences logistics in India and benchmarking them against global best practices, experts have unsurprisingly found lots of room for improvement. In a joint study by

Catalent expansions show close pharma-biz tracking

Catalent continues an active-construction 2011, expanding an advanced dose form facility in Aprilia, Italy, about 50 km south of Rome. The pharma services company has completed what it calls the

Pharma's cold need is opportunity in all parts of supply chain

The cold chain is hot again. AMR's ($AMR) American Airlines Cargo division is expanding its cold-chain service, ExpediteTC. The expansion is called ExpediteTC Passive, and it provides expedited

Catalent catches the cold chain wave

Cold chain competition is heating up, especially with Catalent's announcement Wednesday of facility expansions to keep pace with increasing customer demand. The expansions affect the U.S., U.K. and

Indianapolis strengthens hold as cold chain hub

Indianapolis International Airport is strengthening its cold-chain claim and enhancing its biopharma delivery services. The airport boasts FedEx, Cargolux and Pace Air Freight, each of which

DB Schenker rolls out RFID temp-monitoring service

Logistics giant DB Schenker is working with an unnamed global pharmaceutical company to roll out a radio frequency identification (RFID) system for monitoring temperature-controlled shipments. The

DHL bolsters cold chain with Sentry sensor device

DHL has progressed beyond the pilot phase to a functional implementation of its cold chain track/trace system. Adam Crossno, CEO at OnAsset, says in SearchDataManagement that the solutions provider

FedEx ups ante in cold chain game

FedEx last week debuted a global cold-chain service targeting the life sciences. The Deep Frozen Shipping Solution uses liquid nitrogen dry vapor technology in place of dry ice. And it incorporates