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12/10/2013

Georgia’s Booming Cold Chain Sector

Cold Chain

The following article appeared in the November/December issue of Trade & Industry Development:

Have you ever wondered how hospitals get the many substances and vital organs used to save lives every day?

When it comes to the logistics of moving products from supplier to customer, supply chain management can be challenging, especially when it’s focused on saving lives. In the life science industry, particularly for temperature-controlled products that are in transit, in process, in storage and on display, temperatures must be managed for all phases of the supply chain. Companies must meet rigorous global regulatory requirements while handling, storing and distributing temperature-sensitive products. There is no room for error during the supply chain workflow. Direct access to important resources and transportation networks are vital to successful supply chain management.

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