Pharmaceutical Packaging Logistics: Debating Air vs Sea Freight
The value of a pharmaceutical can be a key factor in determining the best option for shipping it.
At a recent PDA Europe conference, Healthcare PackagingPublisher Jim Chrzan noted, “While ocean is preferred for low-value products (presumably in larger volumes), vaccines still go primarily by air, although that segment saw a slight modal shift from air to ocean.”
As the life sciences industry focuses on the most cost effective way to manage temperature-controlled supply chains, one of the biggest changes seen is the consideration to move products via ocean as opposed to air.
Source: Life Sciences Logistics