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Creating a flexible, intelligent cold chain

July 21, 2022 5-MINUTE READ


In brief

Struggling to scale


of respondents said they lack efficient logistics cold chain capabilities at scale(2).

In 2020, the business of delivering cold chain pharmaceuticals reached $17.2 billion.

Define the vision


Evaluate your products and determine what your cold chain will require.

Segment products


Identify and prioritize the factors (disease burden, product type, etc.) most pertinent to your business.

Set your north star


Assess your product portfolio. ​ Map and further segment the products on the framework(s)​ to discern nuances.

Determine desired capabilities


Identify common capabilities across major segments for all frameworks under consideration. 

Implement and continuously improve


Acquire agnostic solutions and capabilities that can serve all product segments across a rapidly changing landscape.

Life sciences companies, particularly those who didn’t take part in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, are acutely aware that their operating models may become uncompetitive in the evolving biopharma landscape.

Right investment, right outcome

Carly Guenther

Managing Director – Strategy & Consulting, Supply Chain & Operations, Customer-Centric Supply Chain Lead

I am passionate about supporting our clients in their Supply Chain & Operations transformations preparing for the new wave of growth.

Gregory Demitrack

Manager – Strategy & Consulting, Life Sciences Supply Chain & Operations

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