Clinical Supplies Distribution & Logistics

Capsugel offers integrated product development from feasibility assessments through clinical trials, and specialized commercial manufacturing of finished dosage forms.

As a comprehensive solutions provider, our customers look to us for all of their clinical trial material and service needs,

  • Clinical trial material manufacture with a full range of final dosage forms
  • Primary and secondary packaging
  • Clinical supplies distribution and logistics
  • Overall clinical supply project management

We manufacture a full range of solid oral dosage forms for clinical trials, includingding tablets, multiparticulates, capsules and other encapsulated dosage forms; and provide primary and secondary packaging services in support of Phase I through IV clinical projects, and worldwide distribution and storage.

A number of highly specialized services are required to coordinate, package and distribute clinical supplies to clinical sites to be dispensed to patients in a timely and controlled manner. These activities include project management, randomization generation, clinical packaging, labeling, blinding, supply chain logistics, distribution, and destruction. Effective clinical trial supply management can make the difference between a successful trial and failure.

Extensive Packaging Capabilities

Capsugel supplies a full range of primary and secondary packaging for a variety of dosage forms, including labeling services and clinical kit assembly.

  • Blister packaging
  • Patient blister card production
  • Bottle filling
  • Kit labeling and assembly
  • Assembly of ancillary supply kits
  • Sourcing and procurement of comparator and rescue medications
  • Low-humidity primary rooms

Global Distribution and Logistics

All clinical trial materials have specific needs, including specialized storage and distribution requirements. Getting packaged investigational materials shipped to the proper sites and dispensed to the appropriate patients, all at the right times, requires orchestrating a myriad of activities — and having a provider who can manage temperature-controlled shipments globally. Capsugel has extensive experience delivering these kinds of products throughout the world, using distribution facilities in the U.S. and U.K. and a widespread global network of depots.

  • Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) distribution and temperature-controlled global warehousing 
  • Storage conditions of -20°C, 2°C to 8°C, and 20°C to 25°C 
  • Controlled drug warehousing for on U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Schedule I through V  schedules
  • Cold-chain distribution 
  • Retain sample storage, including electronic maintenance 
  • Clinical site return, reconciliation and destruction services 
  • Global depot partner network including World Courier and BioCard SMO 
  • Electronic inventory system with client portals for real-time data retrieval 
  • Customized reporting capabilities
  • Dedicated distribution project-management resources 
  • Qualified Person (QP) services in the UK
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