Supply Chain

Oct 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology
The growth and globalization of the pharmaceutical supply chain make risk assessment more important than ever for pharmaceutical manufacturers. The authors describe a program to identify, prioritize, mitigate, and communicate risks in manufacturer–supplier relationships.
Sep 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
As counterfeiters become more cunning and technologically advanced, spotting their handiwork is increasingly difficult. Can surface analysis techniques be used to outwit them?
Sep 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology
EPedigree, track-and-trace technologies, and other tools for optimizing supply-chain management are of increasing importance to the pharmaceutical industry. The author examines the current regulatory and legislative framework for ePedigree for finished drug products as well as proposals to require electronic statements for pharmaceutical ingredients.
Aug 07, 2008
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce issued a revised discussion draft to the Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2008.
Aug 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology
The high-profile case of contaminated heparin from a Chinese supplier has intensified the debate on the effectiveness of FDA's process for inspecting foreign drug-manufacturing facilities. The article examines proposed legislative and regulatory reforms and actions taken by the agency to improve drug-import safety.
Jul 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
How can any company be sure that the standards that suppliers might claim to operate, and might be able to demonstrate from time to time, are actually being practised all the time?
Jun 04, 2008
PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management
As part of a larger effort to address drug counterfeiting, the European Commission is seeking to tighten manufacturing and related supply-chain requirements for active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Jun 01, 2008
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Drug products subjected to degradation because of environmental stresses can be salvaged if proper packaging and protection is provided by sorbents.
May 20, 2008
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the trade association representing European pharmaceutical manufacturers, issued recommendations to the public consultation launched in March by the European Commission's proposed drug anticounterfeiting measures. EFPIA's proposal includes a ban on drug repackaging.
May 09, 2008
PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management
The recent heparin contamination event calls for a new approach to manage a lengthening pharmaceutical supply chain.
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