Cool Chain Europe 2015

27 - 28 January, 2015



What others have to say

"Very valuable. This year edition convinced me this is a yearly event I need to attend" Sr Cold Chain & Specialty Logistics Analyst, Pfizer
"The Place to Be!" Business Development Manager, Cryopak
"Great to keep up to date with changes in legislation, get practical insights and experience from managers on the coal face, keep in touch with industry colleagues and further develop friendships and business." MD, TP3
"This was an extremely valuable event to attend and left with new ideas and thoughts on controlled room temperature logistics" Head of Air Cargo, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
"One of the best events I have visited over the last 5 years" Manager Logistic & Material Handling, Crucell Holland
"The best of the past 12 months." Managing Director, Supply Chain Operations SA
"We have met some very interesting people both on the pharmaceutical side and on the packaging side…because obviously that is very important for us to understand what other products are out there to service our clients. There are some good healthcare clients that we will be following through with, who have shown an interest in our logistics services and of course that is very important for us for the future." GM, Business Development at Yusen Logistics
"Cool Chain 2014 is the prime venue for us to introduce such a product, because it is the place where all Pharma people are. So far it’s been a blast! We had very high expectations and I think we are just over the top" CEO, SkyCell AG

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Europe’s Largest Gathering of the Cool Chain and Temperature Controlled Logistics Community

The final echoes have finally died away from Luxembourg’s exhibition centre and the 400+ attendees of Cool Chain & CRT Logistics Europe are back at their desks, ready to really begin 2014. Finding themselves freshly armed with GDP inspection expectations, straight from the inspectors themselves, as well as the latest guide to bracketing, lane characterisation and qualifying climatic zones.

The name of the game…a more efficient, robust and transparent supply chain!

If you weren’t there (why not?!), here’s a summary of what you missed! Take a look at our media centre for more footage, interviews and presentations from Luxembourg 2014

Now it’s onto 2015… 

Every year the world’s decision makers and doers in the world of life sciences logistics and supply chain meet in Europe to collaborate on the direction of the industry, share best practice, and discover new concepts for supply chain success. 2015 is our 14th year of bringing the industry together, and the event theme will be: Next Generation Logistics.

  • What will the future hold for GDP inspections – how do we assess the criteria and expectations of global regulatory authorities?
  • How can new processes integrate with other next generation trends in data, supply chain visibility and improved collaboration?

  • Novo NordiskNovo Nordisk's Quality Control Manager Mikhail Khazanchuk on GDP and Cold Chain Distribution in Russia
    Ahead of  Cool Chain Russia & CIS 2014, taking place 23 - 25 April, 2014 in  Moscow, Russia, Mikhail Khazanchuk, Quality Control Manager at Novo Nordisk, spoke to Cold Chain IQ about the broken cool chain in Russia. Khazanchuk shares his insights on the introduction of  GMP guidelines into Russia last year and the relationship between pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors. Cold Chain IQ:  Please could tell us a bit about your background? M  Khazanchuk: I qualified as a technical engineer and started my career over 10 years ago. Originally, I worked in the FMCG area, which is the production of food products, cosmetics, etc. For the last five years, I have worked in the pharma industry. My experience is linked to the operations of Novo Nordisk, and I am mostly focusing on the implementation of the Good Distribution Practice in our branch and on relations with pharmaceutical distributors. So I represent the area of cool chain
  • Taking a New Approach: PfizerTaking a New Approach: Pfizer's Graham Martin on the Benefits & Lessons Learnt from Developing a Geographical Zoning Approach

    Ahead of the 13th Annual Cool Chain & Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe in January, Cold Chain IQ caught up with industry keynote speaker Graham Martin, Supply Chain Excellence Senior Manager, Pfizer Havant UK - supporting Pfizer Global Logistics, to find out the benefits and key principles of developing a geographical zoning approach.

    In this quick preview Martin shares his lessons learnt from developing a geo zoning approach and his 3 best practices for lane mapping and protocol development. Martin also gives us a taster of his upcoming presentations at Cool Chain and Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe 2014 and imparts his 4 top recommendations for supply chain excellence.

The Hitchhikers Guide to Controlled Room Temperature

Ahead of Cool Chain Logistics & Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe 2014, Europe’s largest gathering of the cool chain and temperature controlled Logistics community, Cold Chain IQ has gathered together key insights various stakeholders in CRT logistics to bring you an industry first report: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Controlled Room Temperature.