Pharmaceutical Logistics conference for London

London, UK: The 11th annual Pharmaceutical Logistics Conference takes place in London on 18 and 19 May.

The conference will include papers on strategies to maintain supply chain security, visibility and anti-counterfeiting with presentations from Exelcius, Seer Pharma, Johnson and Johnson, Merck, Sharpe and Dohme, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Sanofi, IATA, AstraZeneca, ASC Associates, TEDAC, and Turkish Cargo.

The two-day event will also provide in-depth discussions on the demands of temperature regulation, warehousing and supply chain efficacy, innovation within clinical trial logistics, and regulatory considerations within the pharmaceutical industry.

For more about the conference and other pharma news see the Pharma page on this site.


Clan opens Lincolnshire depot

North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, UK: Clan International Transport Services is to open a new depot in North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, Logistics Manager reports.

Clan, part of the Fullers Group, took on the staff and drivers at the site when its owner ceased trading.

Clan is based in Dover, Kent and the new site will provide similar services from the four Humber ports.

Gray & Adams at the CV Show

Fraserburgh, Scotland: Gray & Adams is show a 44-pallet lifting-deck reefer at the CV Show next month.

Gray & Adams 44-pallet lifting-deck trailer soon to be on show at the CV Show

The trailer has aerodynamically efficient panel cappings, low-noise alloy Gripster floor surface, a Carrier Vector 1950 fridge, and BPW running gear and telematics.

Also appearing on the company’s stand will be an 11-metre urban trailer, built for a restaurant chain. This trailer will have one longitudinal internal partition creating two lanes, a Tridec command steer system for better manoeuvrability, a 1,500kg Dhollandia column tail-lift, and a Carrier Vector 1950 dual-temperature fridge.

Completing its line-up, Gray & Adams will present an eco-friendly 26-tonne rigid, which is due to commence trials with the Co-op.

Based on a diesel-electric Scania hybrid chassis, the truck’s 8.8-metre body will have a curved front and low-noise, Gripster alloy floor. Other features include an underslung Carrier Supra 1150U multi-temperature fridge, a 1,500kg Ratcliff power closure column tail-lift, and a JR Industries electric shutter door.

For more on this story and other news at the CV Show see the preview page on this website.

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