“Webinar on Vaccine Handling – Procedures and Best Practices” – by Gubba and ACFI – served 110 dignitaries from pharma industry!

April 14, 2021 Gubba Pharma In E News

As a part of the Industry initiative GMR Hyderabad Air cargo & ACFI – Hyd Chapter in association with Gubba Pharma Cold Storage organized “Webinar on Vaccine Handling – Procedures and Best Practices”
It was good response from the Industry participation and the best takeaways on the upcoming surge in the Covid 19 vaccine logistic supply chain. Industry Eminent speakers from world class freighter airlines like Emirates, Airline GSA, Freight forwarding, Cargo Terminal Operator & Cold storage warehousing.
Major awareness and the learnings on the vaccine handling the panelists touched upon are Carriage and Handling of Vaccines, Infrastructure requirement, Protocol of Packaging, Security protocols, Quality Management systems in handling, Clearance process with PGA roles and responsibilities etc. The entire show was moderated by Thakur Purushottam who is Supply Chain & Strategy Professional with nearly two decades of experience in Aviation, Airports, Airlines, Passenger Terminal Operations, Cargo Operations, and Freighter Airline Marketing & Business Development.
He is currently Chief Terminal Officer (GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo) – GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd.
Following is a summary of the conference –
Mr. Laurence Jacobi – Spoke on the Airline handling perspective & Overall General vaccine requirements with good insights for the audience to more in depts keeping all best practices on the vaccine Handling.
Keeping the current logistic supply chain on the air cargo side mentioning on various touch points on Regulatory, Security, Packaging, Information of the Digital Data Logger and the entire Temperature Mapping solutions.
Brief snapshot on the Emirates DXB Hub process and the Infrastructure available.
Mr. Kamal Jain – Spoke on the Clearances as a part of the regulatory agencies. Specific awareness and process involved in the vaccine shipments clearances, Planning, Documents, Packaging & the most important value addition on the right Technical write up for better understanding and faster clearances.
Mr. Narayan Joshi – Touched on very specific requirements on the vaccine handling in supply chain such as Critical Control Points, Quality Management systems, Service Levels, Risk factors mitigation, Route Validations and Analysis. Awareness on the Active and Passive solutions on the vaccine transportation, Packaging solutions and challenges. Overall a great Overview on the vaccine Best Practices and Handling process.
Mr. Kiran Gubba – Enlightened the Audience on the Special handling and the dedicated storage facilities at Gubba Pharma storage. Critical monitoring systems and technical reports at Gubba Pharma Cold Storage which the industry demands and how Gubba is catering the needs. Storage of various products, Safety of the products, required necessary certifications as per the commodities demands for the storage. Regulatory frame work to ease the shipper requirements on the Bonded and Non Bonded facilities availabilities which will ease the vaccine supply chain inventory. Not but the least the key challenges in the cold chain industry which Gubba has set the benchmark by providing the customized solutions and the dedicated infrastructure as per the Pharma Industry demands.
The show was a hit, we got 170 registrations and successfully served 110 dignitaries from the pharma industry.
Stay tuned for more such webinars coming up in the near future from Gubba!
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