FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Trial Services provider, Almac Clinical Services and temperature-controlled packaging supplier Cold Chain Technologies (CCT) announced their selection as winners of the Global Forum Excellence Awards for Best Innovative Supply Chain Strategy and Best Supplier Collaboration at the 16th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum in Philadelphia, PA. The companies were selected for their work together in developing and implementing the Almac Pod Program: an innovative reusable small parcel temperature-controlled shipper and accompanying qualified refurbishment program. Together the companies have developed and implemented a program with high-performing shipping solutions managed by a robust and repeatable refurbishment process, resulting in a program that has enabled increased throughput, improved program costs, enhanced temperature protection duration, weight reductions and reduced waste.
Almac Director of Logistics, Leon Supplee stated, "I am excited to accept these awards on behalf of Almac Clinical Services and in conjunction with Cold Chain Technologies. The Almac Pod Program resulted from close and continuing collaboration between our organizations and we are very pleased with the outcome and ongoing benefits."
"We are very pleased to receive these awards at the Cold Chain Global Forum. This represents important recognition among our peers of the value and effectiveness of the Almac Pod Program, as well as how this reusable shipping solution and refurbishment program results in real operational benefits to organizations like Almac Clinical Services," said Anthony Rizzo, Senior Vice President at Cold Chain Technologies.
About Clinical Services
Almac Clinical Services is a leading, multi-faceted, global clinical supply chain solutions provider within the niche and complex market of clinical trial supply, offering an extensive range of integrated services to the worldwide pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
About Cold Chain Technologies
Cold Chain Technologies is a leading global provider of reusable and single-use thermal packaging solutions for the distribution and transport of temperature-sensitive shipments. The company is ISO 9001:2015 registered, with over 50 years of ensuring product safety for the pharmaceutical, life science and food service industries.
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