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Global healthcare cold chain logistics market could hit $10.7bn by 2017

London, UK: The total size of the healthcare cold chain logistics market is expected to rise from US$ 6.7bn to nearly US$ 10.7bn by 2017, according to a new report.

The Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast 2012-2017 states that the demand for cold chain logistics services is currently experiencing explosive growth. The market has been driven by strong growth in the sales of temperature-sensitive healthcare products.

The report, available from ReportBuyer.com, quantifies the global market for temperature-sensitive healthcare products into three major classes and evaluates the current and future opportunities in each of these classes. The second aspect involves an in-depth understanding on the global healthcare cold chain distribution process and logistic requirements for various temperature sensitive healthcare products. The third aspect involves the quantification of the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market and a comprehensive evaluation of its various segments.

The analysis includes:

  • Understanding the various methods of cold chain distribution and their advantages/disadvantages
  • Understanding the cold chain requirements for various temperature-sensitive healthcare products and the impact of temperature excursions
  • Understanding the various costs involved in cold chain transport and comparing it with non-cold chain transport
  • Understanding the key steps required in the setting and organisation of an efficient cold chain distribution process