Article | January 9, 2018

How Pharmaceutical Shipping Will Influence Logistics Trends In 2018

Source: Pelican BioThermal

By Kevin Lawler

How Pharmaceutical Shipping Will Influence Logistics Trends In 2018

Cold chain for the life sciences, which is part of cold chain logistics, is only one small part of a much larger — and ever-growing —logistics industry. However, because of the various considerations that go into life science cold chain, what happens in this small part of the industry can be a good indicator for larger trends overall. Afterall, what other industry ships high value, often temperamental goods globally, to both commercially and clinically, businesses and consumers alike and, on top of that, is subject to challenging regulatory restrictions?

Considering the changes over the last few years and looking ahead to 2018, the following are four predictions for pharmaceutical shipping trends that will also likely influence logistics overall.