Distribution & Logistics for the Chemical and Life Science Industries

08.05.2015 -

Chemical distributors and logistics companies play a crucial role in the supply chain of chemical and pharmaceutical products. Formulating, distributing and delivering chemical goods to converters or manufacturers has become a multi-billion-dollar business.

The third edition of Distribution & Logistics will cover topics like Sourcing, Formulation, Distribution, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.

Table of contents:


Will the Future Bring Growth And Sustainability?
Distributors Rethink Financing, Services and Staff Development
Günther Eberhard, DistriConsult

Caught In The Middle
Distributors Must Prove to Customers and Principals That They Are Crucial to the Supply Chain
Interview with Dr Neville Prior, President, FECC

Changing Hands
Azelis Enters Next Phase under New Ownership
Interview with Dr Hans-Joachim Mueller, CEO, Azelis

Toward a Sustainable Future
Chemical Distribution Industry Continues Seeking Ways to Ad Further Value
Dr Uta Jensen-Korte, European Asssociation of Chemical Distributors (FECC)

Sustainability is a Forward-Looking Topic
Thomas Arnold, Biesterfeld

Together for Sustainability
Chemical Company Initiative for a Greener, More Humane Value Chain
Dede Williams

Two Names - One Sustainability
Chemical Industry Should Seek to Unify ESAD, TfS
Ralph Alberti, Verband Chemiehandel

Distribution in the Middle East
A Wealth of Opportunities with a Few Obstacles
Sean Milmo


‘Supply Chains are 3-Dimensional Networks'
How Collaborative Systems Can Help Reduce Complexity and Enhance Performance
Interview with Diane Palmquist, GT Nexus and Boris Felgendreher, GT Nexus

No Prospective for a Global Solution
Assessing Track-and-Trace and Serialization Legislation for Life Science Companies
Andrew Stevens, Gartner

Combined Transport on the Rise Despite Criticism
Results of the 10th BME Logistics Survey 2014
Gunnar Gburek, Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME)

Maximum Safety through Consistent Quality Management
Pharma Logistics: EU Directive on GDP Affects Entire Supply Chain
Christian Specht, EIPL European Institute for Pharma Logistics

Navigating GDP in Europe
A Close Look at the Implementation of the EU Good Distribution Guideline
Dr Nicola Spiggelkoetter, Knowledge & Support

Tank Containers for Specific Customer Demands
Custom-made Solutions Transport, Store Liquids