Quality & Efficiency in Cold Chain Logistics: Can You Have Both?
by Dirk Wilke
Let's face it - it's not always easy to make sure your supply chain functions in the most efficient way possible. This can be due to a number of reasons. Sometimes you get affected by freak naturaal phenomenon. Other times there can be a sudden rise in demand for transportation and you are left with insufficient shipping capacity.
But often you could prevent disruptions to your supply chain if you only knew what was happening.
Download the opinion piece to find out how to improve both quality and efficiency in cold chain logistics:
Save on monitoring costs and prevent waste with the help of automatic wireless sensors that raise alarms when conditions go over set limits. Spend less time reporting on regulatory compliance when you can generate an electronic audit trail of all your monitoring activities. Leverage the gathered data to improve processes through predictive cloud analytics.
The only way to know your products remain within ideal conditions in storage and transit is to monitor them throughout.
Cold chain logistics is increasingly moving high-value, small-volume shipments that must be monitored at the parcel level
to ensure their safety. Sensire’s GxP compliant wireless monitoring system is the perfect answer to this challenge.
Easy & AutomaticAutomated system eliminates time spent on manual monitoring. Easy reporting with cloud data simplifies regulatory compliance.
Plug & Play
Easy and fast to set up and use. Wireless sensors come ready to deploy and cloud platform requires no software installation.
Escalating alerts notify automatically if product conditions near unsafe limits, so decreasing waste becomes simple.
Efficient & ProfitableImprove existing processes and discover new revenue sources with data analytics and business intelligence tools.
Help When You Need ItOn-call support and training are our basis for customer satisfaction.
Future-Proof TechnologyAs-a-Service business model means we always provide the latest technology to our customers.
One of our pharmacy customers was able to prevent losses of 175 000 € in pharmaceutical spoilage when Sensire’s system alerted on pharmacy cold-room breakdown.
A University Hospital customer saved 100 000 € when they were alerted to condition changes in their CT scanning room during the weekend and could prevent device breakage.
In a medium-scale pharma logistics operation, decreasing waste by 0,5 percent easily saves hundreds of thousands of € annually.
Changing from manual monitoring to automatic sensing saves monitoring personnel up to an hour of work time daily per monitoring staff member.
Hospital nuclear medicine wards are able to adjust correct isolation times for radioiodine patients, reducing isolation by up to 2 days and saving 500 € per day per room.
Having regulations-compliant documentation on hand saves time on audits and prevents business shutdown by government officials.
“Both whole blood and blood products' transportation requires 100% controlled conditions. Thanks to modern technology we can carry out monitoring effortlessly for all our deliveries year round."
Production Manager, Finnish Red Cross, Blood Service
“Manual recordkeeping and additional checkups are no longer necessary.”
Chief Phycisist, Southern Savonia Social and Health Care Services (ESSOTE)
“TempNet® provides us uninterrupted monitoring of real-time temperatures in storing and transporting dairy goods; this is a perfect tool to verify our quality. “
Distribution Manager, Arla Oy
“Automated monitoring reduces the workload and gives us peace of mind. We have been able to get e.g. humidity problems under control with continuous monitoring."
Pharmacist, Southern Savonia Social and Health Care Services (ESSOTE)