UPS buys Polar speed cold-chain fleet; Pfizer takes a look at a thermal imaging inspection system

> UPS has acquired the U.K.-based Polar Speed, which operates a fleet of 118 vehicles for delivering cold-chain drugs to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers and surgery centers. Report

> Princeton, NJ-based Advaxis has contracted with SynCo Bio Partners, a Netherlands-based contract manufacturer, to produce its investigational cancer therapy. Release

> A U.S. judge has temporarily blocked a compounding pharmacy from selling a drug to Missouri for a Feb. 26 execution. Story

> Albany, NY-based AMRI reported that its 2013 contract manufacturing revenue grew 11% to $210.0 million. Release

> Pfizer ($PFE) will test a thermal imaging system for inspecting packaging operations including bottle sealing and capping and some sterile pouch sealing. Report

And Finally... India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories plans to spend more than 1,000 crore ($160 million) on capital expenditures in its coming fiscal year. Story