By DSC Logistics
In the U.S. health care supply chain, before a medical device or drug can be shipped -- state and county licenses must be secured, FDA Quality Systems regulations must be complied with, and accreditations must be earned. The health care supply chain plays a key role in patient safety by ensuring the integrity of products from the time they are manufactured to the time they are delivered to a health care provider or patient.
This case study from Infor takes a look at C.H. Briggs, one of the largest independently-owned distributors of specialty building materials on the east coast of the United States. C.H. Briggs has grown from a small business to now providing over 40,000 products from more than 200 suppliers, serving thousands of customers.
Temperature recorders may be single or multi-use devices that visually and electronically monitor when temperatures fall or rise outside of acceptable range and then alert the shipper or receiver that products may need to be guaranteed for safety or quality regulations.