UPS Supply Chain Summit

Friday, June 6 2014
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA

By 2018 seven out of ten “treatments” will be temperature sensitive.  What other projections have top level executives come together to discuss? Find out by joining UPS at MassBio and listen while you eat, network with others and hear how companies are adapting to the market dynamics.  Feel free to pop in for the topic that interests you.   

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Pain in the Supply Chain: Robin Hooker, Director of Marketing, Healthcare Sector, UPS
Key factors impacting the healthcare environment as well as pain points, strategies, and disruptive innovation.  

The Critical Journey: Strategies for Time and Temperature-Sensitive Shipments: Susan Li, UPS Temp Sensitive Pkg Manager
Innovations in the Biopharma and Medical Device industries are generating a strong growth trajectory in the consumption and development of more biologic products.  By 2018, seven of the top ten selling treatments will require temperature-sensitive storage and transportation.  Diagnostic Labs, CROs, manufacturers, distributors and specialty pharmacies will all need more robust solutions to protect their shipments and mitigate risk.  This discussion will focus on end-to-end product protection strategies being leveraged in the marketplace.  

Risk Mitigation Strategies: Speaker TBA UPS Capital, UPS

Effectively managing risk is a critical part of the commercialization process.  Trials and costly products leave little margin for logistics errors.  Learn how experts are managing their risk.

Optimizing Logistics Network: Solutions for Complex Supply Chains:  Customer Solutions Director, Tom Flint

In an effective network, the value of the integrated whole substantially exceeds that of the individual components.  This is particularly true of global supply chain networks, where actively managed alignment and connectivity of distribution and transportation assets can form a distinct competitive business advantage, directly impacting up to 75% of a corporation’s operating results.  This workshop will focus on distribution and transportation network design, management strategies and tactics to create value for your organization.   

The Cryo Chain: Speaker TBA
Solutions for the most challenging of temperature zones.



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