Latest News & Updates

EMA Announces Brexit Business Continuity Plan

In a press release issued on August 1, 2017, The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced that it “has developed and initiated a business continuity plan to deal with the uncertainty and workload implications linked to the United Kingdom's (UK's) withdrawal from the European Union (EU) and the Agency's...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Read More

EU Countries Contend to Be New Host Country of the European Medicines Agency

Sentry BioPharma Services provides drug product management, global drug distribution, GMP storage and specialized services like pharmaceutical labeling, packaging and kitting.  Sentry plays a critical role in protecting temperature-sensitive product safety, identity, strength, purity and quality (SISPQ)...

Monday, July 31, 2017 | Read More

Sentry Hosts Local Congressman Hollingsworth and BIO Health Care Representatives

JULY 6, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS, IN  Sentry BioPharma Services recently hosted a round table discussion with Congressman Trey Hollingsworth (IN 9th District) and representatives of BIO and the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF).  BIO organized the event as a part of its “535 Congressional Initiative 2017”. BIO...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Read More

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management: Real-Time Tracking, Trusted Alliances, Ensured Integrity

Biotech and pharmaceutical companies leverage Sentry's contract pharmaceutical manufacturing background and a versatile network of pharmaceutical cold chain logistics providers to successfully plan, source, make and deliver temperature-sensitive products.   Sentry adheres to the Supply-Chain Council's Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model. The model provides a framework linking processes, metrics, best practices and technology into a unified structure to support supply chain communication and improve management effectiveness. Planning, sourcing, making, delivering and returning processes comprise the foundation of the SCOR® model.

Sentry's core functions extend to all pharmaceutical supply chain interdependencies. This unified, cohesive approach integrates manufacturers, researchers, distributors, software systems, consultants and channel supply partners to meet emerging customer expectations.

From early-phase shipper and channel qualification to supporting cost-effective commercial product launches, Sentry utilizes biopharma experience and relationships with qualified vendors, brokers and manufacturers to design and implement domestic and international pharmaceutical supply chain solutions.

Sentry's Supply Chain Programs

  • Pharmaceutical cold chain management
    • Container and channel qualification studies
    • Gel pack conditioning (acclimation)          
    • Outer packing (tertiary) system
      • Consulting
      • Design
      • Testing
      • Recycling
    • Time-out-of-temperature (TOT) reduction
  • Regional, national and global distribution
    • Cross-docking
    • Freight cost containment
    • U.S. licensed, registered and accredited
  • Commercial Fulfillment (order-to-cash) services
    • Dedicated customer service representatives
    • Compatible Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
    • Order processing 24/7
  • Pharmaceutical import and export process management
  • Returns management program

 

 

 

 

 

  

Sentry anticipates, understands and addresses regulatory expectations and best practices, ensuring product integrity in every phase of the pharmaceutical supply chain. With 24/7 online data access, clients can monitor inventory and tracking information in real time for total transparency.

Sentry's Supply Chain Attributes

  • Adherence to applicable regulatory bodies, including:
    • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • International Air Transport Association (IATA)
    • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
    • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • U.S. state licensing agencies
    • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Track and trace
    • Advanced barcode technology
    • Configurable inventory management system
    • Electronic pedigree (e-Pedigree) and serialization
  • Pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting measures
  • Processing of all orders efficiently, completely and correctly, every time

For more information about how Sentry's supply chain management programs can ensure product integrity in every phase of the pharmaceutical supply chain, contact Sentry via email or by phone at 1-866-757-7400.