Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2013-2018)

  • December 2013
  • -
  • International Market Analysis Research and Consult
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  • 89 pages

Driven by a strong growth in the sales of temperature sensitive healthcare products, the demand for cold chain logistic services is currently experiencing explosive growth. IMARC Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms, finds that the total size of the healthcare cold chain logistic services market is expected to expand from its current figures of US$ 7.3 billion to nearly US$ 11.4 billion by 2018.

IMARC’s new report entitled “Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2013-2018)”, which is the third edition of our highly acclaimed publication, provides a comprehensive insight into the logistic opportunities in the global healthcare market. The study, that has been undertaken using both desk based and qualitative primary market research, has analyzed three aspects of the global healthcare cold chain logistics market.

The first aspect involves the quantification of the global market for temperature sensitive healthcare products into three major classes and evaluation of the current and future opportunities in each of these classes. The second aspect involves an in-depth understanding on the global healthcare cold chain distribution process and logistic requirements for various temperature sensitive healthcare products. The third aspect involves the quantification of the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market and a comprehensive evaluation of its various segments.

What we have achieved in this report:

Comprehensive Market Analysis of Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products:
Classes Covered: Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Clinical Trial Materials
Focus of the Analysis in Each Class:
• Drivers and challenges
• Historical sales trends
• Logistic requirements
• Impact of temperature excursions
• Opportunities in cold chain services
• Market outlook (2013-2018)

Understanding the Operations of a Healthcare Cold Chain Distribution Process

Focus of the Analysis:
• Understanding the various methods of cold chain distribution and their advantages/disadvantages
• Understanding the cold chain requirements for various temperature sensitive healthcare products and the impact of temperature excursions
• Understanding the various costs involved in cold chain transportation and comparing it with non-cold chain transportation
• Understanding the key steps required in the setting and organization of an efficient cold chain distribution process

Comprehensive Market Analysis of the Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market

Focus of the analysis:
• Quantifying the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market
• Quantifying the market size by product
• Quantifying the market size by service
• Quantifying the market size by region

Information Sources:

Information has been sourced from both primary and secondary sources:
• Primary sources include industry surveys and face to face/telephone interviews with industry experts.
• Secondary sources include proprietary databases and search engines. These sources include company websites and reports, books, trade journals, magazines, white papers, industry portals, government sources and access to more than 4000 paid databases.

Table Of Contents

1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
2 Executive Summary
3 The Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market
3.1 Current Trends
3.1.1 Healthcare Cold Chain Products are Exhibiting Exponential Growth
3.1.2 Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products Have Well Defined Logistic Needs
3.1.3 Outsourcing Trends in Research and Manufacturing Have Increased Logistic Demands
3.1.4 Increasing Regulatory Focus on the Integrity of Transported Healthcare Products
3.1.5 Cost is Not Always the Most Important Driver in Supplier Decisions
4 The Global Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market
4.1 Current Market Trends and Forecast
4.2 Market Segments
4.2.1 Biopharmaceuticals
4.2.1.1 Current Market Trends and Forecast
4.2.1.2 Cold Chain Requirements for Biopharmaceuticals
4.2.1.3 Cold Chain Opportunities for Biopharmaceuticals
4.2.2 Vaccines
4.2.2.1 Current Market Trends and Forecast
4.2.2.2 Cold Chain Requirements for Vaccines
4.2.2.3 Cold Chain Opportunities for Vaccines
4.2.3 Clinical Trial Materials
4.2.3.1 Current Market Trends and Forecast
4.2.3.2 Cold Chain Requirements for Clinical Trial Materials
4.2.3.3 Cold Chain Opportunities for Clinical Trial Materials
5 Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics: How Does It Operate?
5.1 Cold Chain Packaging and Transportation Methods
5.1.1 Dry Ice
5.1.2 Liquid Nitrogen
5.1.3 Gel Packs
5.2 Modeling the Cost of Cold Chain Packaging and Transportation
5.3 Setting Up a Cold Chain
5.3.1 Initial Considerations
5.3.2 Choosing the Correct Model
5.3.3 Regulatory/Custom Clearance
5.3.4 Final Stages
5.3.5 Quality Assurance
6 The Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market
6.1 Current Market Trends
6.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Market Segmentation
6.3.1 Market by Product
6.3.1.1 Biopharmaceuticals and Vaccines
6.3.1.2 Clinical Trial Materials
6.3.2 Market by Segment
6.3.2.1 Packaging and Instrumentation
6.3.2.2 Transportation
6.3.3 Market by Region
6.3.3.1 North America
6.3.3.2 Europe
6.3.3.3 Asia Pacific
6.3.3.4 Rest of the World
7 Challenges in the Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market
7.1 Cold Chain Infrastructure Remains Underdeveloped in Many Regions
7.2 Lack of Funding to Implement an Efficient Cold Chain Infrastructure
7.3 New Technologies Nullifying the Need of Cold Chains
8 Key Company Profiles
8.1 World Courier
8.2 DHL
8.3 Fedex
8.4 United Parcel Service
8.5 Kuehne and Nagel
8.6 Cavalier Logistics
8.7 DB Schenker
8.8 Life ConEx
8.9 American Airlines Cargo
8.10 Continental Air Cargo
8.11 Marken

List of Figures

Figure 3 1: Global - Healthcare Cold and Non Cold Chain Products Market (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Figure 3 2: Global - Healthcare Cold and Non Cold Chain Products Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 3 3: Global - Potency of the Tetanus Component of a DTP Vaccine Stored for 45 Days at Various Temperatures
Figure 3 4: Global - Contract Research and Manufacturing Market (in Billion US$), 2009 - 2012
Figure 3 5: Global - Contract Research and Manufacturing Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 3 6: Estimated Costs incurred in Various Pharmaceutical Operations
Figure 4 1: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market - Break up by Product (in %), 2005 - 2012
Figure 4 2: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market Forecast - Break up by Product (in %), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 3: Global - Biopharmaceutical Market (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Figure 4 4: Global - Biopharmaceutical Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 5: US and Europe - Biosimilar Sales and Forecast (in Million US$), 2008 - 2018
Figure 4 6: Global - Share of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers Outsourcing Some Production to Contract Manufacturers (in %), 2006 and 2011
Figure 4 7: Global - Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Market (in Billion US$), 2011 and 2012
Figure 4 8: Global - Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 9: Global - Vaccine Market (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Figure 4 10: Global - Vaccine Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 11: Global - Vaccine Production Volume by Region (in %), 2008*
Figure 4 12: Europe - Vaccine Export Volume by Region (in %), 2008*
Figure 4 13: Global - Clinical Trials Market (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Figure 4 14: Global - Clinical Trials Market - Spending on Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs (in Billion US$), 2009 - 2012
Figure 4 15: Time Taken for Biopharmaceuticals to Get Approved (in Months), 1982 - 2009
Figure 4 16: Global - Clinical Trials Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 17: Global - Clinical Trials Market Forecast - Spending on Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 18: Number of Multinational Clinical Trials (Phase II and III) in Asian Countries by the Top Twenty Global Pharmaceutical Companies*
Figure 4 19: Global - Breakup of Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs in Preclinical and Clinical trials, (in %), 2009
Figure 4 20: Top Reasons for Conducting Clinical Trials in Each Country (in %), 2009
Figure 5 1: A Typical Drug Supply Chain from the Manufacturer to the End User
Figure 6 1: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2002 - 2012
Figure 6 2: Global -Healthcare Cold Chain Packaging and Instrumentation Services Market (in Billion US$), 2002 - 2012
Figure 6 3: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market by Region (in %), 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2018
Figure 6 4: North America - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market - (in Billion US$), 2008 - 2012
Figure 6 5: North America - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast - (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 6 6: Europe - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2008 - 2012
Figure 6 7: Europe - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 6 8: Asia Pacific - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2008 - 2012
Figure 6 9: Asia Pacific - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 6 10: Rest of the World - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2008 - 2012
Figure 6 11: Rest of the World - Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 7 1: Financing Sources and Gaps (in %), 2008 - 2010

List of Tables

Table 3 1: Various Regulations on Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Requirements
Table 4 1: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market - Break up by Product (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Table 4 2: Global - Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market Forecast - Break up by Product (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Table 4 3: Global - Biopharmaceutical Market - Sales by Class (in Billion US$), 2005 - 2012
Table 4 4: Global - Biopharmaceutical Market Forecast- Sales by Class (in Billion US$), 2013 - 2018
Table 4 5: Stability of Various Biopharmaceuticals at Room Temperature
Table 4 6: Complexity of the Manufacturing Process Involved with Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs
Table 4 7: Temperature Stability of Commonly Used Vaccines
Table 4 8: The Effect of Temperature Excursions on the Usability of Vaccines
Table 4 9: Global - Major Vaccine Production Sites (in Numbers), 2008*
Table 4 10: Ideal Storage Temperatures for Clinical Trial Materials
Table 5 1: Average Amount of Dry Ice for Packaging Frozen Goods in a Single Well Insulated Container
Table 5 2: Dry Ice Containers
Table 5 3: Refrigerated Shipping Containers with Gel Packs
Table 5 4 : Costs Associated With the Cold Chain Shipment of Healthcare Products, 2013*
Table 5 5 : Costs Associated With the Non-Cold Chain Shipment of Healthcare Products, 2013*
Table 7 1: Cold Chain and Logistic Funding Gaps Per Infant (in US$), 2008 - 2010

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