Shipping GSK’s Crown Jewels, Frozen by Sea

02:09 EST 28 Feb 2017 |

London, United Kingdom, February 28, 2017 --( GlaxoSmithKline Logistics Supervisor, Mark Champ, joins the expert speaker line-up for SMi's 11th annual Pharmaceutical Logistics conference on the 18th and 19th of May in London.

Having numerous suppliers, manufacturing units a number of specific routes to patients and consumers worldwide, the pharmaceutical giant is known for their sophisticated global end-to-end supply chain operations.

As outsourcing logistical tasks continues to be an emerging lucrative trend within the pharmaceutical industry, Mark’s presentation at the conference will focus on how GSK ships high value discovery samples from Europe to the Americas and saving £250,000 on the way. He will also discuss the experience of damping the temperature fluctuation associated with the defrost cycle for the reefer, a tactic for cold chain management.

He joins a speaker line-up comprised of other leading movers and shakers within the pharmaceutical supply chain industry including Sanofi Genzyme, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Johnson and Johnson, MSD, Seer Pharma, GS1, TAPA, IATA, GIRP, and more.

The full roster of the speakers as well as their presentations can be found on

SMi's 11th Pharmaceutical Logistics event will discuss significant themes within the evolving pharmaceutical logistics landscape including how to meet the demands of temperature regulation and warehousing, challenges within clinical trial logistics, strategies to maintain supply chain security, visibility and anti-counterfeiting, and regulatory considerations.

For those who are interested in attending, there are currently Early Bird discounts available for online registrations.

Pharmaceutical Logistics Conference
11th Annual Conference: 18th & 19th May
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK

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About SMi Group:
Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at

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