quality assurance

Is there an easier way to approve my labels?

Sandy Borchert Cloud computing Leave a Comment

We’re often contacted by companies struggling with manual quality assurance processes. While the details vary from company to company, they typically experience some or all of the following: They have to print labels manually in order to get them approved. They have to maintain a manual record of all printed labels. They spend a considerable amount of time and resources …

pharmaceutical manufacturers

Overcoming the challenge of accurate supplier labeling

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Life sciences, Pharmaceutical Leave a Comment

Mergers and acquisitions are all too common for pharmaceutical manufacturers. While the combination of two companies has its benefits, it doesn’t come without growing pains and challenges. Take for example, labeling. A merger can result in decentralized labeling processes with inherited home-grown systems and a new array of third-party suppliers, contract manufacturers, re-packagers and re-labelers. It can also lead to …

EU MDR

As the EU MDR deadline approaches, seize the opportunity to digitize quality assurance

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing, Life sciences, Medical Devices Leave a Comment

The postponement of the EU MDR deadlines has given medical device manufacturers a unique opportunity to digitize quality assurance as they take steps to comply with MDR requirements. By seizing this opportunity, MDMs can simplify the compliance process, ensure greater label accuracy and, ultimately, get their products to market faster. If you’re facing the EU MDR deadline, the last thing …

digitized labeling

How the latest digitized labeling solutions help drive business agility

Ken Moir Industry news Leave a Comment

SAP is a key element of the manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain operations of many of the world’s largest businesses. That is essentially why it is so important that automated labeling runs efficiently and seamlessly within the SAP environment. Historically, label production in SAP has often been a highly-complex, IT-managed process. In this environment label changes have in the past, …

pharmaceutical supply chain

Driving efficiencies across the pharmaceutical supply chain: How centralized label management can play a key role

Ken Moir Life sciences, Pharmaceutical Leave a Comment

We are seeing pharmaceutical supply chains digitizing across the world. It is a process that involves the implementation of AI, big data analytics, large-scale automation, digital twins and a plethora of other technological advancements that are helping to revolutionize the whole industry by breaking down siloed processes, departments and facilities. Yet despite all the focus on digitization, many companies have …

SAP labeling

Digital labeling in SAP meets the need for agility during a crisis

Lee Patty Cloud computing, SAP Leave a Comment

More than 200 million workers globally, including representatives from the largest brands in the world, rely on SAP’s ERP software to manage their warehousing and supply chain operations. But that doesn’t guarantee they’re operating as efficiently as possible, or that they are fully prepared to ensure supply chain continuity during times of crisis. During a crisis, companies require the proper …

cloud

Cloud-based labeling – Helping sustain business continuity in challenging times

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In the current COVID-19 climate, having a business continuity plan in place to successfully navigate times of disruption is a key requirement for any organisation. To support this need, businesses are increasingly moving systems and processes to the cloud. Cloud-based systems enable critical data to be made available on demand and accessible from any location. More specifically, cloud-based label management …

recalls labeling digitization

Recalls are too common: digitized labeling can help

Lee Patty Food and beverage Leave a Comment

This year alone, the FDA has already recorded over 1,600 food/cosmetic recalls identified as Class 1 or Class 2 – meaning consumption of the product can lead to anything from temporary or reversible adverse health consequences to death. And more than one third of these recalls are still ongoing. Yikes! Though some of these products were recalled due to contamination, …

label management in manufacturing

Streamlining label management in the manufacturing sector

Ken Moir Industry news Leave a Comment

Unsurprisingly, labeling is not a subject which is often focused upon in the busy world of manufacturing. Yes, it’s seen as important, but there are myriad other factors that shape success in the industry. As a result, many organizations’ have disparate or legacy systems which are a huge burden on IT. For instance, it is common for each distribution center, …