Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Global Survey to Assess Current and Future State of Clinical Trial Supplies

Sonoco ThermoSafe has launched a global survey in partnership with Arena International Events Group and Berlinger & Co. AG to gain a deeper understanding of the rapidly evolving clinical trial supply market. The intent of the comprehensive and forward-looking survey is to assess current and future trends across four key areas: logistics, supply challenges, technology and innovation. The survey will be open until October 31, 2016 at

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Sonoco Listed in World’s Most Admired Once Again

FortuneSonoco has been selected for Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies in the packaging sector. Sonoco ranked first in Financial Soundness and second in Innovation, People, Social Responsibility and Quality of Products/Services. Sonoco ranked second overall in the packaging sector.

“We are honored to be named to Fortune’s Most Admired list again this year, and specifically proud of our overall second place ranking,” said Jack Sanders, president and CEO. “We have always subscribed to the guiding principle that People Build Businesses by Doing the Right Thing, and Sonoco’s success starts with our associates. Whether judged on financial responsibility, innovation, quality of products and services or anything else, we owe success to our 21,000 employees across the globe.”

Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Executives, directors and analysts rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed.

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Cardinal Health Saves $10.7 Million: A Cold Chain Management Success Story

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Chris Anderson (left), Cardinal Quality Systems Director,
checks out the 884 bulk solution on the floor.

Pharmaceutical Commerce explores the near decade long story of Cardinal Health’s journey to a simpler, more efficient pharma supply chain.

“This started out as almost a test project because I had recently been trained in Six-Sigma quality practices, and was looking for an internal project with which I could earn my Black Belt. But the success of each project generated momentum for the next, bigger project, and with the strong backing of my management, we’ve been able to produce significant savings and quality improvements in our organization.” – Chris Anderson

Click here to download the article or here to view it in the Jan/Feb edition of Pharmaceutical Commerce.