The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the healthcare industry. Learn how healthcare companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
Differences in infectious substance classifications, packaging requirements and other shipping regulations between countries create significant supply-chain challenges — particularly when it comes to sourcing approved packaging for shipping COVID-19 samples in Southeast Asia.
For months, developed economies have hoarded COVID-19 vaccines and the raw materials needed to make them. Now, they’re being forced to act as an explosive outbreak in India raises the risk of new virus mutations that could threaten the wider world.