Webinar on-demand: How to Reduce Temperature Deviations Through Thermal Container Assessment

By Christopher Engel |

The Practical Aspects of Specialty Commercial Drug Logistics - Part I

The specialty drug market is experiencing significant growth, which in turn presents shipping challenges. Varying patient and logistics requirements, international pharmaceutical regulation compliance and the increasing number of approved biologics and high value products all combine to ensure that the efficient and safe distribution of medication to patients can be a complex task.

In the first of a two-part series on the practical aspects of specialty commercial drug logistics, World Courier’s experts discuss a key aspect to maintaining the integrity of the temperature-controlled supply chain: packaging. Enter your details below to watch the webinar on-demand. 


About the Author

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Christopher Engel

Product Manager - Commercial Supply Chain NCEE
World Courier

Chris Engel has a strong background in logistics and has intercultural working experiences in China and Switzerland.

Since 2008 Chris held several sales responsibilities and roles in logistics, has been handling major worldwide accounts at TNT Express and FedEx, and also has experience in managing global pharmaceutical clients at World Courier as a Global Account Manager.

During his time in World Courier since 2014, Chris worked on and has lead numerous projects for high value specialty drugs and shipments of exceptional sensitivity, low tolerance to temperature deviations and challenging time requirements. He has been using his expertise to manage and design complex supply chains for both worldwide clinical trials and commercial drugs.

As a Product Manager for Commercial Supply Chain being responsible for Northern, Central and Eastern Europe in World Courier, Chris is helping clients with the transition from clinical to commercial drug logistics, including product launch, drugs with volatile demand and all volumes from single dosages to bulk shipments.

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