New effort aims to improve pharmaceutical supply chain efficiency for ocean logistics
(MINNEAPOLIS – Feb. 1, 2018) – Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, today announces their founding membership in Poseidon. Poseidon is a sea freight model acknowledging and supporting the intimate interconnection of the entire pharma-logistics supply chain in order to better ensure the safe and secure transportation of health-giving and life-saving pharmaceutical products.
Pelican BioThermal is one of a select number of industry leaders hand-picked to join the sea-freight program, which launched today as part of the Ocean Freight Focus Day of the 17th Annual Cool Chain Temperature Controlled Logistics conference in London. Poseidon is focused on improving collaboration and integration between pharmaceutical manufacturers and their logistics solution providers.
“The pharmaceutical industry, as a whole, is looking to sea freight for a carbon-friendly, efficient use of fuels,” said Pelican BioThermal director of worldwide marketing, Adam Tetz. “Joining Poseidon allows us to work together with industry leaders to outline how ocean transport can best be utilized to improve the efficiency of that channel for the pharmaceutical supply chain.”
Poseidon provides a sea-freight GDP compliant model, aimed at ensuring the safe and secure transportation of pharmaceutical products throughout the entire pharma-logistics supply chain. The program focuses on an ocean-going approach to temperature controlled pharmaceutical transportation, which offers low transportation costs, minimal environmental impact and minimized temperature excursions during long-haul logistics.
Pelican BioThermal’s involvement as a founding member of Poseidon comes on the heels of the announcement regarding worldwide expansion of the company’s Crēdo on Demand rental program, including the launch of a dozen new service centers and more than 50 drop-off points during 2018.
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Pelican BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit pelican.com or behrmancap.com.
About Pelican BioThermal
Pelican BioThermal LLC offers the widest range of thermally protected, temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Pelican BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature controlled packaging asset management. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli BioThermal Limited. For more information, visit pelicanbiothermal.com.
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