Articles by Richard Ellinger
Richard Ellinger is Principal at Temperature Assurance Group, a Cold Chain Research, Training, Consulting and Packaging Solutions organization. He has been active as a Cold Chain Supplier since 2005 working first with ThermoSafe Brands and now with TAG. His supplier experience includes global management responsibility for lab services, product development, business development, marketing, sales and customer service. His current research study involves discovering the best 'track and trace', 'chain of custody' and full-service logistics services; and his current training program is dedicated to suppliers so they might improve their ability to win business by maintaining a high-quality, regulatory compliant service or product while working within the framework of the ColdChain decision-making process.
Every one of us in the temperature assurance market would like to know if this will be a strong year for our collective businesses or not. It is very difficult to tell these days considering the ‘fiscal cliff’ discussions produced by our daily media outlets. I like to look at certain market reports and macroeconomic factors to determine my strategy and to target areas of potential....Full Article »
As 2012 comes to an end, we take a look at the Cold Chain packaging companies that launched new products in 2012. We collected data sent to us by manufacturers and combined it with our own research of publications and press releases throughout 2012. The list is meant for informational purposes only and is not an endorsement of any product. In alphabetical order, here are the new products...Full Article »
Trends. In everyday life, people talk about trends but sometimes they are difficult to see if you are too close to the action. In business, strategic minds try to decipher market trends to assess the appropriate direction of their customers & competitors and therefore the next steps their own company should take to be ahead of the actions that result from the trend. Recently, Temperature...Full Article »
On July 9, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NIH News published research that states, “Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit.” Source: NIH News,...Full Article »Events of Interest