CCPL emphasises on integrated supply chain
The 2nd Edition of `Cold Chain Pharmaceutical Logistics’ (CCPL) which was held on November 22 in New Delhi, discussed issues related to handling of pharma products across the country. The conference was addressed by Radharamanan Panicker –Group CEO, Cargo
The theme of this event was “Benchmarking Indian Cold Chain Pharmaceutical Logistics”. The conference provided a unique platform for industry experts involved in temperature-sensitive logistics to share their experience on topics like distribution and management system, regulatory approvals, emerging trends and challenges, technological innovations in cold chain logistics, infrastructure development, cost-effective logistics strategies within the country and its impact on the Indian pharmaceutical industry.
The CCPL was organised by leading business intelligence organisation Nispana, in association with Cargo Service Centre Integrated Cargo Terminal Partner. The event was supported by leading associations such as Indian Private Ports and Terminal Association and Confederation of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. Solution providing expertise such as Soft Box also extended their support by participating in this event.
The topics discussed at the conference included the e-enabled supply chains for air cargo logistics, taking positive steps towards utilising smart technologies to improve cold chain process, effectiveness of third-party logistics in providing strategic and operational value and effective institution of modern low temperature storage centres across the domestic region.
Poised for Pharmaceuticals
Cargo Service Center India showcased its capabilities and infrastructure as the `Integrated Cargo Terminal Partner’ at the Cold Chain Pharmaceutical Conference 2013.
The daylong conference provided a unique platform for industry experts across the pharmaceutical, logistics, airline and air cargo sectors to deliberate and share their experiences on a wide range of issues.
The conference included a site visit to Cargo Service Center’s Integrated Air Cargo Terminal – `Cargo Terminal 2’ for all the delegates at the conference to gain a first-hand insight to air cargo handling and Cargo Service Center’s proven expertise in Pharmaceutical Handling. Chairing the conference, Radharaman said, “Aircargo is highly regulated by design and purpose. Efficient cargo operations are about infrastructure, process, people and technology. It is therefore imperative to involve the cargo terminal operator in the process and supply chain design.” He also maintained that maintaining the pharma cool supply chain is a collaborative team effort by shippers, forwarders, transporters, airlines and cargo ground-handlers.
The conference provided a unique platform for industry experts across pharmaceutical, logistics, airline and air cargo