Program unites industry in drive for Advanced Therapy supply chain excellence
CARDIFF, WALES, UK March 1, 2016 – TrakCel Ltd., a pioneer in cell therapy process management and supply chain integration today announces World Courier, an AmerisourceBergen company, as a new member of its Connected Services programme.
The Connected Services programme integrates world-leading organizations that are essential to the cell therapy supply chain into the TrakCel platform to provide a “single pane of glass” vision. Participating companies benefit by making their core services and capabilities in Cell, Gene and Immunotherapy more visible and by extending business reach into the industry.
World Courier provides logistics services to healthcare organizations around the globe via 2,000 associates operating in 50 countries. Using a partnership approach, the company provides specialist logistics services that include consulting, transportation management, GxP-compliant transport, inventory management and in-transit time and temperature monitoring. ”The Connected Services programme enables cell therapy companies to readily link to World Courier and the full suite of logistics services we offer.” said Sam Herbert, Chief Operating Officer, World Courier. “By incorporating links into the TrakCel solution we’ll provide on-tap access to cell therapy companies as they move through clinical trials to scaled production.” TrakCel’s technology integrates and automates the entire cell therapy process while providing real-time audit logs and chain-of-custody records to stakeholders.
It reduces the implementation risks associated with disparate, paper-based systems and accelerates scale up and scale out of cell therapy processes through immediate access to data for validation and regulatory audits. “World Courier is an integrated full service provider and a trusted partner to leading companies in the global healthcare industry who share our vision of pursuing cell, gene and immunotherapy supply chain excellence“ said Jon Curley, Chief Technology Officer and spokesperson for the Connected Services programme. “We’re very excited to have World Courier join our other high-calibre organizations working together in the Connected Services programme.” The Connected Services programme accelerates cell therapy success by enhancing TrakCel’s cell therapy supply chain management platform with links to participant firms that specialize in logistics, cell therapy manufacturing, patient treatment, storage, compliance and other essential tasks in the supply chain.
For more information on the TrakCel ‘Connected Services’ programme, visit our partner eco-system page.
TrakCel’s cell, gene and immunotherapy management solution improves clinical study efficacy and accelerates product scale-up/scale-out by implementing communications technology to integrate the supply chain from end-to-end. The technology provides interactive instructions to professionals across the supply chain and gives stakeholders on-demand visibility of procedural results and chain of-custody data for immediate traceability, validation and compliance audits. TrakCel technology has been adopted by GlaxoSmithKline and other leaders in the cell therapy industry. TrakCel is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, UK. TrakCel Ltd. 11 Raleigh Walk Brigantine Place Cardiff, UK, CF10 4LN www.trakcel.com
About World Courier
World Courier is a global specialty logistics company that designs world-class supply chain programs in complete alignment with customers’ business goals. The company delivers ultimate peace of mind for the transport and storage of time- and temperature-sensitive products. For more than 45 years, only World Courier has delivered the unsurpassed knowledge, global reach and flawless supply chain execution needed to become the most trusted specialty logistics company in the world. For more information, visit worldcourier.com.
Article by TrakCel Marketing Team - 18 Mar 2016