Vaccines can easily become damaged or unusable at almost any step of the manufacturing and shipping process. Pharmaceutical companies wanting to maintain their margins and high standards of quality need to take measures to prevent error and contamination.
One of the biggest issues organizations often have is that they're not actually clear about which items classify as hazardous in the first place. While it's quite obvious that some things could be dangerous, there are a lot of items which don't immediately seem to ...
The productive manufacturers of the future will be those who can adjust to the advanced change in sourcing, production and distribution, and are responsive and adaptable enough to take advantage of new logistical technologies.
Perhaps more than any other industry, manufacturing logistics requires a fluid and flexible model. Manufacturers-and, consequently, their transportation and logistics partners-need to be flexible enough to respond to sudden fluctuations in the marketplace.