Use cases & case studies Success Stories

ENSURING THE QUALITY OF MEDICAL DEVICES

Ensuring the quality of packaging continues to be a serious challenge for the medical device industry. Foreign-body contaminants and poorly sealed vacuumformed trays can severely impact a company’s reputation and the customer’s perception of the quality of medical device organizations worldwide.

DIGITAL TRACEABILITY SOLUTION TO COMPLY WITH EXCISE TAX ON SUGARY DRINKS

Many countries and regions are imposing an excise tax on manufacturers of sugary beverages in the form of a digital tax-stamp system to enable monitoring and traceability from manufacturer to retailer. Read this use case to find out how OPTEL can help.

KEEPING TABS ON KEGS THROUGH DIGITAL TRACEABILITY

The world’s top beverage manufacturers move large fleets of kegs around the world. Keeping tabs on their movement throughout the supply chain is no easy task. Digital, unit-level traceability technologies provide a solution.

DIGITAL TRACEABILITY: THE FUTURE OF FOOD SAFETY

Food safety and foodborne illnesses at the farm level being a growing global concern, efficient traceability solutions are now essential for produce manufacturers. Find out why they are the future of food safety.

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HOW TO IMPLEMENT END-TO-END TRACEABILITY

Discover how the fourth largest beauty company in the world developed full supply chain traceability for a popular moisturizing product.

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HOW GALDERMA PLANS ON GOING BEYOND COMPLIANCE

Discover how Galderma gained higher productivity and plans on going beyond compliance, after successfully implementing aggregation and serialisation.

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Virtual manufacturer finds easy L4 solution

Bayshore Pharmaceuticals, which works with contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) to supply the generic drug market, needed to comply with serialization regulations. The growing New Jersey-based company achieved that — and more — thanks to OPTEL’s serialization software.

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Achieving compliance and gaining efficiencies with OPTEL’s Verify Platform

Our client is an international pharmaceutical manufacturer that collects and fractionates blood plasma to produce and distribute plasma-derived therapeutic products for use in treating serious diseases, disorders and conditions. Find out why they chose OPTEL’s Verify Platform and SWIFT implementation framework to achieve regulatory compliance and gain operational efficiencies.

Optimizing Packaging Recyclability and Life Cycle of Plastic Containers

Learn how a leading provider of natural bottled water tackled the global plastic crisis using OPTEL’s traceability technologies to thoroughly track and trace products, reduce costs, ensure consumer safety and contribute to the circular economy.

OPTEL CERTA™ tested at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation

CASE STUDY: find out how OPTEL GROUP partnered with the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to carry out an eight-week pilot project to test its user-friendly solution to immediately comply with the requirements of the upcoming European Union Falsified Medicines Directive (EU FMD).

BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE COCOA VALUE CHAIN THROUGH TRACEABILITY

CASE STUDY: Our customer, a company processing cocoa beans into cocoa butter, liquor and powder, implemented OPTEL’s GeoTraceability solution to create a traceability link between beans and batches of cocoa butter, and obtain complete visibility on the supply chain and make it more sustainable.

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OPTEL’S GEOTRACEABILITY CHANGES THE GAME FOR ARTISANAL, SMALL-SCALE MINERS (ASMS)

Thanks to its GeoTraceability software, OPTEL was able to help the case of the gold industry in the DRC, since the product can be illegally taxed and/or come from fraudulent artisanal mining or smuggling. It resulted in improved administrative and financial capacities, and more security, visibility and efficiency in the gold mining process.

FLEXIBLE AND TAILOR-MADE SOLUTIONS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE

Learn how OPTEL helped a leading Japanese pharmaceutical company implement serialization on a portion of their lines in the Netherlands to comply with worldwide regulations and integrate aggregation.

USING TRACEABILITY TO BRING MORE VISIBILITY TO VIETNAMESE COFFEE PRODUCTION

Discover how a leading supplier of commodity raw materials for coffee, cotton and chocolate products, used OPTEL’s geotraceability solution to add value to its products, improve farmer yields, and monitor project effectiveness.

Achieving Effective and Timely Serialization Compliance

CASE STUDY: A pioneering biopharmaceutical company turned to OPTEL for a cost-effective compliance solution that also provided end-to-end visibility of their products throughout the entire supply chain.

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Increasing Loyalty Program Membership with Serialized Marketing

CASE STUDY: A leading retail food service chain already had a successful loyalty program but wanted to deepen engagement with its customers. Read how the global brand used OPTEL’s Verify Brand® Software loyalty accelerator solution to double loyalty-program membership within a year.

PREVENTING COUNTERFEITING AND DIVERSION OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Every day, millions of counterfeit and potentially unsafe personal-care products are sold throughout the world. Learn how end-to-end traceability can help mitigate the growing threat of counterfeiting.

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Identifying and Tracking Food Products to Ensure Compliance and Optimize Inventory Reporting

CASE STUDY: Learn how OPTEL helped the primary supplier of food to fast-food chains optimize inventory reporting and meet regulatory compliance requirements thanks to a software solution that integrated seamlessly into the company’s existing processes.

Decreasing Dental Product Counterfeiting with Digital Traceability

CASE STUDY: A global supplier of dental products faced widespread counterfeiting that jeopardized the health and safety of dental patients around the world. Digital traceability enabled them to authenticate products easily and securely.

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COMBATING ILLEGAL PRODUCTION AND ELIMINATING SUPPLY-CHAIN DEFICIENCIES

CASE STUDY: When one of the world’s leading agrochemical manufacturers sought to stop counterfeiters from faking their branded bottle and drumming products, multilevel packaging Track&Trace provided the solution.

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TURNING A FRAUD PROBLEM INTO A MARKETING TOOL

When one of the world’s leading beverage brands realized they had a counterfeiting issue, they sought a solution that would provide visibility throughout the supply chain without publicizing the problem.

COMBATING MEDICAL DEVICE COUNTERFEITING WITH PRODUCT AUTHENTICATION TECHNOLOGY

A global supplier of medical products experienced serious brand-confidence issues when counterfeit products caused patient fatalities. OPTEL’s Verify Brand® Software provided the product authentication technology they needed.

USING DIGITAL TRACEABILITY TO INCREASE FOOD SAFETY AND REGAIN TRUST

The European Union lifted a trade embargo on produce from Ghana after OPTEL provided a geotraceability solution that covers all the steps of exportation and involves all the players in the value chain.

Combating Electronic Counterfeiting with Digital Traceability

CASE STUDY: A leading electronic-accessories brand faced lost revenues and increased operating costs due to counterfeiting. The company required solutions to quickly and easily identify which products were real and which were fake during the warranty and returns processes.

MITIGATING PRODUCT DIVERSION WITH SERIALIZATION TECHNOLOGY

When thousands of mattresses donated to victims of Hurricane Katrina were illegally diverted and sold for profit, the donor, a leading mattress manufacturer, launched a high-priority project to secure its supply chain.

Increasing Product Security and Supply Chain Visibility

CASE STUDY: A leading computer manufacturer and supplier to the defense industry turned to OPTEL and its Verify Brand® Software after numerous cases of government-bound computers being infected with malware.

PROTECTING YOUR BRAND WITH DIGITAL TRACEABILITY

When physical security features had no impact, a printing and imaging company decided to protect its brand from product counterfeiting and diversion with OPTEL’s market-leading traceability and digital product-authentication capabilities.

ACHIEVING COMPLIANCE WITHOUT DISRUPTING PRODUCTION

Learn how B. Braun, one of the world’s leading providers and manufacturers of healthcare solutions, relied on OPTEL’s expertise to achieve serialization compliance and reduce operational errors. without shutting down any lines.

FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS TO SATISFY PRESENT AND FUTURE CUSTOMER NEEDS

Learn how Phillips-Medisize, a leading medical device provider, used OPTEL’s solutions to not only simplify the company’s serialization efforts, but also control product distribution from end to end and provide valuable KPIs on aspects such as product dwell management, lot quality, line efficiency and regulatory reporting.

OPTEL’S INSPECTION SOLUTION FOR TRANSPARENT SURFACES

USE CASE: Discover how OPTEL’s scalable inspection solution can ensure the integrity of breast implants seamlessly, as well as total quality control during the packaging process.

OPTIMIZING RECALLS AND RETURNS MANAGEMENT THROUGH TRACEABILITY

USE CASE: Product recalls and returns can be complicated processes for brand owners given the complex supply chains and broad distribution areas many products cover. OPTEL’s Verify Brand® Software with Recalls and Returns Management module gives band owners a granular and flexible tool for monitoring these processes.

GEOTRACEABILITY PLATFORM FOR PALM OIL

USE CASE: For palm oil mills that rely on external suppliers, the task of effectively engaging, mapping and managing the supply base is a major challenge. The GeoTraceability solution links two objectives: to collect and manage data on the smallholder supply base, and to use the information to improve supply chain efficiency and increase revenues.

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FULL-SERVICE SERIALIZATION IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT

USE CASE: OPTEL’s flexible and mature end-to-end serialization solution and dedicated, in-house resources help virtual pharmaceutical manufacturers successfully navigate all phases of the serialization process, enabling them to meet compliance deadlines while minimizing the strain on their limited resources.

INCREASING MARKETING PERFORMANCE WITH TRACEABLE INITIATIVES

USE CASE: OPTEL’s Verify Paltform® Software is a broad, state-of-the-art solution for a wide variety of consumer engagements. It includes campaign reporting tools and a development roadmap that is continuously adding new features and performance enhancements driven by client requests.