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WHOLESALERS AND DISTRIBUTORS: EU FMD COMPLIANCE IS ONLY 8 MONTHS AWAY

If you’re reading this post, you are likely aware that pharmaceutical supply chains in European Union member states must comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) by February 9, 2019. As a wholesaler/distributor of medicines, do you know your responsibilities under EU FDM?

Post Romaine Lettuce Outbreaks: Lessons in Traceability

If there is one thing we’ve learned in the past six months, it’s that the current traceability practices in the produce industry were not effective in tracing back the root of the outbreaks. Where do we go from here? How will supply chain digitization and AI play a key role in solving these issues?

HOW TO MITIGATE FOOD FRAUD AND PROTECT YOUR BRAND

We have all heard about food fraud. Examples are all over the news ─ horsemeat scandal, melamine in baby formula, fake honey, impure olive oil, and this list goes on. However, this blog post focuses on things we don't often hear about: tangible solutions and how companies are mitigating food fraud challenges while protecting their brand.

BRAND PROTECTION & ANTI-COUNTERFEITING

To help address this important global and cross-industry issue, developing secure and truly effective new products is key. With this in mind, OPTEL is working with De La Rue to create the most powerful anti-counterfeiting solution on the market.

Mapping the Journey of Palm Oil with Traceability

Grown only in the tropics, oil palm trees produce high-quality oil used in food products, detergents, cosmetics and even biofuels. In developing countries, palm oil is used primarily for cooking. While it is less frequent in the US, this type of oil is present in more than half of all packaged products Americans consume.

WE ARE OUR OWN BIGGEST THREAT – Open Letter by Louis Roy

On March 23, 2018, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), a group of 550 scientists under the aegis of the UN, published an alarming report. We are now an endangered species and our planet is in critical condition. Biodiversity, the basis of our food, water and air supply, is seriously threatened. At this rate, we will experience our own extinction.

FEATURED STORY

Most of you know OPTEL as a serialization system supplier for the pharmaceutical industry. This, of course, remains a major part of our business, but did you know that OPTEL’s technology and expertise go well beyond packaging lines?

In fact, over the past two years, you may have noticed that we have been expanding our offering as well as our mission. The goal behind this new direction is to ensure longevity and evolution: ours, yours, and the planet’s.

OUR CUSTOMERS REALLY LIKE US

OPTEL customers who use our Verify Brand serialization software are very pleased the with platform, process, and the helpful people who assist with the implementation. But don't take our word for it, see what our customers have to say!

MAKE SURE YOU’RE DOING VALIDATION RIGHT TO REDUCE THE RISK OF SERIALIZATION GOING WRONG

OPTEL Group offers its costumers a flexible platform with environments for testing, validation and production. Consumers even have a full control over their updates! OPTEL offers a lot of documentation support and trading partner connections for the duration of the whole service agreement. Click to see our solutions and how OPTEL can outperform the competition!

LEVERAGE YOUR SERIALIZATION DATA TO IMPROVE BUSINESS OPERATIONS

With the upcoming deadline of the European Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), many companies still haven’t finished the serialization implementation process yet. A few months ago, at CPhl WorldWild, a pharmaceutical conference, our Vice-President, Mr. Harris Kamal, showed the importance of selecting a great serialization vendor and why OPTEL's Verify Brand Software is an ideal partner. Click to see the video!

7 SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS YOUR SERIALIZATION SOFTWARE SHOULD DELIVER

In 2017, our Lead Solution Architect, Scott Pugh, went to LogiPharma to talk about How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Order to be Able to Have a Smarter One. With the OPTEL’s just-in-time system, your traceability capacities will help you improve your ROI. Also, we want to show you 7 amazing tips OPTEL's Verify Brand Software can offer your process and your company. Click to learn more about the conference!

WE DO VALIDATION THE RIGHT WAY, AND OUR CUSTOMERS AND AUDITORS AGREE

At OPTEL Group, we know the serialization phase is important. It’s the reason why we always guide our customers during this part of the process. It is true to say that OPTEL Group suggest 3 testing environments, creates qualification reports, conducts training, etc. Click to see what our costumers say about OPTEL

VIRTUAL MANUFACTURER PRAISES OPTEL’S BEST-IN-CLASS SUPPORT

OPTEL Group understands the reality of the pharmaceutical business, which is why we offer services, support and a highly qualified team to help you with your serialization process. Discover why our costumer, Aytu Bioscience, Inc. chose OPTEL's Verify Brand Software. Read more about the success story!