Archive for cold chain

Lineage Logistics: A Data-Driven Approach to Cold Chain

Towards the end of last year, Steve Banker and I met with Greg Lehmkuhl, President & CEO, Sudarsan Thattai, CIO, and Chris Timmer, SVP Sales and Value-Added Services from Lineage Logistics. The name Lineage Logistics may not be a household name, but that is something the leadership team is used to. However, Lineage, a mid-cap company based in Detroit, Michigan, is one of the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled supply chain providers. The temperature-controlled […]

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The Dubious Reliability of Online Pharmacies Cold Chains

My ARC colleague Janice Abel told me a story recently that is making me question the safety and efficacy of prescription drugs purchased online. Janice was visiting her stepfather who had been away from home for a long weekend. When he returned and went out to the mailbox, on a hot summer day in the 90s, he saw that his diabetes medicine had arrived, but the ice pack in the package had melted. He asked […]

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