Cold Chain Global Forum West Coast

February 26 - 27, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Hristo Marinov Petkov

Global Head of Pharmaceuticals Maersk

Main Conference Day One: Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

9:00 AM Cold Chain Leaders Power Panel: How has the Role of the Logistics and Supply Chain Director Evolved in Today’s Rapidly Changing Environment?

  • What do you as a Supply Chain and Logistics leader need to consider when establishing an end-to-end temperature controlled logistics strategy for your organization?
  • How do you find the right balance between getting products across the line and long term commercial viability?
  • Data is the new oil- How does this apply to the pharma industry?
  • What do supply chain and logistics leaders need to prioritize to ensure a robust, safe, compliant and patient-centric temperature-controlled supply chain?

4:40 PM CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION: Industry Collaboration to Create Sustainable Standards and Processes for Clinical and Commercial Supply Chain Operations

  • Demonstrating how a lack of information sharing on stability and excursion data leads to current waste and cost at the moment
  • How can the industry come together to better share data and create standards for both clinical and commercial operations?
  • What are the biggest challenges at the moment and how can the industry overcome this?
  • How do you deal with non-standardized products?

Main Conference Day Two: Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

9:40 AM LOGISTICS POWER PANEL: From 3PL to 4PL - The Future of Logistics for The Pharma Supply Chain

  • Taking more ownership of the product- Moving beyond a transactional, volume-based approach to understanding your customers’ needs
  • Dealing with increased pressure to be far more productive and cost-efficient
  • Moving from a 3PL to 4PL model- Can we really harmonize a fragmented system?
  • Customizing bespoke solutions for specialty logistics and distribution opportunities including: newer types of biologics, oncology products and lucrative drugs approved for rare diseases
  • Dealing with the elephant in the room: Is Amazon going to complement or compete with the current supply chain framework?

2:20 PM SESSION THREE: Practical Step In Establishing A Successful Sea Freight Program

  • Ocean freight visibility - technologies that keep you in charge
  • Exploding the Myths – the truth about pharma ocean-freight risks
  • Making sea freight work – it’s all in the planning
  • Ocean freight LCL –sending smaller shipments safely by sea to Asia
Interactive Roundtables
  1. Sustainability - Huge changes will take place over the next few years as mankind adapts to a low-carbon future. What role do you expect ocean freight to play in this?
  2. Barriers to using ocean freight - What are the principal barriers to the adoption of ocean freight for high value pharma and what can be done to overcome these?
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