An outsourced service provided by a company that specializes in transporting, warehousing and scheduling of the delivery of goods owned by others. The 3PL provider takes physical possession of goods to be delivered, arranges the appropriate delivery method or mode of transportation, arranges schedules and handles all operational tasks associated with the delivery process. These services may be provided on a one-time or ongoing.
Most companies that have daily needs, or infrequent needs, for the delivery of their products can benefit from third party logistics. We routinely work with companies that manufacture or distribute automotive parts, furniture, office supplies, paint, building supplies, packaged goods, produce and industrial supplies.
A plug-in systsem has the controls, the compressor, the condenser and the evaporator as one complete unit, assembled and ready for installation. The split system consists of two main parts: (i) the condensing component for installation outside the room where the WIC/WIF is installed, and (ii) the evaporator component installed inside the Cold Room.
The decision to acquire additional Cold Chain equipment should be based on several criteria, most important of which are the current existing storage capacities for vaccines and the anticipated future storage requirements. Acquiring refrigeration equipment calls for the involvement of EPI managers and logisticians to determine required storage capacities.