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Biologics Contribute to Growth in Pharma Products Cold-Chain Market

In its September issue, Pharmaceutical Commerce details the previous and expected contributions of biologic products to its forecast of cold-chain market growth predicting sales of cold-chain drugs and biologics will outpace overall industry growth through 2022. It is reported that “as of 2018, global...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | Read More

FDA Researchers Explore Fundamental Chemical Reaction that Could Threaten the Quality of Therapeutic Protein Products

In a recent news release the FDA described research it has conducted regarding detection of protein carbonylation, an oxidative reaction that may occur in therapeutic protein drug products during manufacture, storage, use, and transport potentially causing structural alterations and threatening stability,...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Read More

Sentry representatives attend DCAT week

Sentry BioPharma Services is pleased to announce delegates from Sentry’s Business Development team will be in New York City attending the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT) Week March 19th -22nd. The four-day conference brings together key sourcing, procurement and business...

Monday, March 19, 2018 | 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.