Healthcare

By Jeff Berman · March 9, 2016
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics and Trinity Health, an Indiana-based, multi-institutional Catholic healthcare system with hospitals in 21 states, said today they have rolled out plans to build a $26 million, state-of-the-art Trinity Health supply distribution center in Fort Wayne Indiana.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
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By Patrick Burnson · December 1, 2015
The 2015 Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey recently conducted by UPS coincided this year with qualitative interviews of healthcare executives in North America to gain further insights into trends, challenges and opportunities having an impact on healthcare logistics.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2015
Earlier this week, UPS opened up a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Schipol, Netherlands, which it said serves as an expansion of its European-based temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2014
Company officials said these new facilities are designed to support the storage and distribution on pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device products
By Jeff Berman · February 12, 2014
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS continues to expand its global healthcare footprint, announcing this week it has acquired Polar Speed, a United Kingdom-based provider of temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions.
By Jeff Berman · October 31, 2013
Cardinal Health executive says that this strategic alliance is simply the next phase of the relationship between the two companies, adding that with both companies already established experts in their own fields, they believe they can focus on their own strengths to continue to improve and expand services.
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2013
The drivers for healthcare supply chain executives to make strategic supply chain investments and decisions are more than just a few, given the many moving parts of the healthcare supply chain. This was made clear in the sixth annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain” healthcare survey.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2013
The company said that this offering is a proactive shipment monitoring and risk management product that protects consumers against lost profits, as well as help ensure time- and temperature-sensitive shipments reach their destinations while guaranteeing up to the retail value, and other costs, when unexpected events occur, such as weather delays.
By Jeff Berman · April 29, 2013
On top of announcements heralding its first quarter earnings and its brokered deal with union membership last week, transportation and parcel bellwether UPS made inroads on other fronts, too, including its planned acquisition of CEMELOG, Zrt., a pharmaceutical logistics company based in Hungary, and rolling out its plan to purchase roughly 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and build four refueling stations by the end of next year.
By Jeff Berman · February 7, 2013
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS continues to make inroads in its healthcare logistics portfolio, with this week’s announcement that it is expanding its global healthcare distribution network in five North American markets, including: Burlington, Ontario, Louisville, Ky., Mira Loma, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and Reno, Nev.
By Jeff Berman · October 29, 2012
UPS last week announced that it has taken major steps to expand its global healthcare distribution facility in the Asia Pacific region, opening three new “state of the art facilities” in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia.
By Jeff Berman · August 30, 2012
Regulations and cost management remain top of mind for healthcare logistics stakeholders.

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