Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare

Frank works in partnership with healthcare companies to find bespoke pharmaceutical supply chain solutions that deliver a quality, flexible, and secure service. With a wealth of experience, Frank has moved across the logistics world, gaining expertise in warehousing and international road, ocean and air freight – primarily within the healthcare, automotive and aerospace industries. He now works closely with Yusen’s European GDP Healthcare E2E supply chain solutions, honing control tower management packages to ensure crucial medicines reach their destination in the right condition, at the right time.
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European healthcare: how smarter logistics can reduce drug shortages

Posted by Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare on 16-Oct-2018 10:21:00
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Although logistics is only one step in the healthcare supply chain, research shows an average pharmaceutical organisation spends 6% of its revenue on logistics requirements, compared to 5%­ for the retail industry and just 2% for electronics.   Manufacturers must absorb these costs without compromising on the quality of medicines, which can lead to subsequent failures and shortages.  Yet, despite this, regulations such as the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) varies by region and therefore universal standards are not upheld.

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Topics: Healthcare logistics

Cost-Effective Cold Chain Logistics that are Worth Every Penny

Posted by Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare on 17-Jan-2017 12:00:00
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Effective supply chain management for healthcare can do much more than improve your bottom line.

In recent years, the industry has recognised that cold chain logistics can learn a lot from existing systems championed by fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies to cut lead times and boost profits. Streamlined solutions not only prove cost-effective but also give you a more secure, robust, and faster service for your high value, highly sensitive products – and in turn more affordable access to critical medicines around the world.

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Topics: Temperature Controlled Supply Chain, Cold Chain Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution, Control Tower Management, Vision I, GPS Tracking, Real-time Solutions, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cost-effective Logistics, FEFO, 3PL, GDP Certification, Inventory Management

A Safe Bet: Cold Chain Logistics with Secure Supply Chain Management

Posted by Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare on 10-Jan-2017 14:26:34
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When it comes to critical medicines, entrusting your high value, highly sensitive product to a cold chain logistics provider is not always a safe bet. Security is becoming steadily more challenging, as logistics teams find new ways to protect your product with integrated supply chain security strategies.

Certainly, healthcare companies face fresh challenges to maintain product integrity: requiring a partner who connects the dots throughout the supply chain to deliver robust, comprehensive solutions.

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Topics: Cold Chain Logistics, GDP Certification, Temperature Controlled Supply Chain, Product Integrity, Warehousing and Distribution, Control Tower Management, Griffin, GPS Tracking, Real-time Solutions, Pharmaceutical Industry

Trust your 3PL Provider with Quality-Driven Cold Chain Logistics

Posted by Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare on 20-Dec-2016 11:48:00
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Choosing your 3PL healthcare provider often comes down to cost, but your willingness to spend is always measurable by the service that you get. Quality cold chain logistics from a trusted supply chain management partner will provide greater delivery on time in full (OTIF) to reduce the issues you face – and to ultimately save you money.

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Topics: Temperature Controlled Supply Chain, Cold Chain Logistics, Product Integrity, Warehousing and Distribution, Control Tower Management, Vision I, GPS Tracking, Real-time Solutions, Pharmaceutical Industry, FEFO, 3PL

Set the Standard with your Pharmaceutical Supply Chain  

Posted by Frank Packman - General Manager, Healthcare on 30-Sep-2016 12:16:00
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As the cost of medicine soars, you need a logistics company that ensures a safe supply chain for your pharmaceuticals. The highest quality and a streamlined service are a must with life-saving goods, so in your search for the best supply chain, warehousing and transportation of pharmaceuticals a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification is your first port of call.

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Topics: Pharmaceutical Industry, Supply Chain Solutions, GDP Certification

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