Agreement yields frozen shipment solution; WHO enforces GMPs; Traceability solution handles drugs and food;

> CryoPort Systems and FedEx Express have signed an agreement to provide a frozen shipment solution for the life science industry. The CryoPort Express Shipper allows for products to remain frozen at temperatures below -150 degrees C for 10 days, unlike dry ice shipping which often requires re-icing during transit. Announcement

> The Secure Pharma Chain blog reports stricter enforcement of good manufacturing practices (GMPs) by the World Health Organization. Blog

> rfXcel has unveiled its Traceability Suite for Food, Product, and Pharmaceutical Safety. Release

> Drug manufacturer Cephalon explains in RFID Journal why it is forging ahead with plans to implement RFID and an electronic drug pedigree solution for pharmaceutical products, despite delays in state and federal requirements. Article (purchase required)

> Gartner has given its Strong Positive rating to Logility, Oracle and SAP in its report "MarketScope for Supply Chain Planning: Process Automation, 2009." Report