Optimizing Vaccine Cold Chains and Logistics with RFID

March 1, 2021

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 50% of vaccines lose their efficacy globally every year due to the lack of proper temp control, logistics, or shipment related issues.

Pharmaceutical temperature control — typically referred to as the vaccine cold chain — has been a well-recognized challenge in the healthcare world for many years. Proactive logistics management is critical to ensure timely and successful vaccine delivery. Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags and monitoring enabled by wireless networks enforce accountability and provide timely, relevant data to make key decisions. Smart packaging tracks shipping progress and reduces damage in transit.

Identiv has tried-and-true technology and methodology to monitor temperature, logistics, and shipment quality of each dose from initial production though the last mile of delivery.