Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2018-2023)

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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$ 10.7 Billion to US$ 16.20 Billion by 2023.

IMARC’s new report entitled “Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2018-2023)”, which is the fourth 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 key aspects of the global healthcare cold chain logistics market.

Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report 2018

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

What we have achieved in this report?

Understanding the 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 key steps required in the setting and organization of an efficient cold chain distribution process
  • Understanding the various costs involved in cold chain transportation and comparing it with non-cold chain transportation


Comprehensive Market Analysis of the Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market

Focus of the analysis:

Analyzing and evaluating the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market

Analyzing and evaluating the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market by product

  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Vaccines
  • Clinical trials


Analyzing and evaluating the global healthcare cold chain logistic services by segment

  • Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Instrumentation


Analyzing and evaluating the global healthcare cold chain logistic services market by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific


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 and future sales trends
  • Logistic requirements
  • Impact of temperature excursions
  • Opportunities in cold chain services


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 sources and access to more than 4000 paid databases.

1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology

    2.1 Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 The Global Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market

    4.1 Historical, Current and Future Market Trends
    4.2 Market Segments
        4.2.1 Biopharmaceuticals
            4.2.1.1 Historical, Current and Future Market Trends
            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 Historical, Current and Future Market Trends
            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 Historical, Current and Future Market Trends
            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 Logistic Services Market
    5.1 Current and Historical Market Trends
    5.2 Market Breakup by Product
        5.2.1 Clinical Trial Materials
        5.2.2 Vaccines
        5.2.3 Biopharmaceuticals
    5.3 Market Breakup by Segment
        5.3.1 Transportation
            5.3.1.1 Current and Historical Market Trends
            5.3.1.2 Market Breakup by Transportation Type
            5.3.1.3 Market Forecast
        5.3.2 Packaging
            5.3.2.1 Current and Historical Market Trends
            5.3.2.2 Market Breakup by Packaging Type
            5.3.2.3 Market Forecast
        5.3.3 Instrumentation
            5.3.3.1 Current and Historical Market Trends
            5.3.3.2 Market Breakup by Instrumentation Type
            5.3.3.3 Market Forecast
    5.4 Market by Region
        5.4.1 North America
        5.4.2 Europe
        5.4.3 Asia Pacific
        5.4.4 Middle East and Africa
        5.4.5 Latin America
6 Value Chain Analysis
    6.1 Drug Production Facility
    6.2 Refrigerated Warehouse
    6.3 Transport (Air/Sea/Road/Rail)
    6.4 Distribution centres
    6.5 Transport (Road)
    6.6 End Users
7 Price Analysis
    7.1 Price Indicators
    7.2 Price Structure
    7.3 Cost of Cold Chain Logistic Services Vs. Non-Cold Chain Logistic Services
8 SWOT Analysis
    8.1 Strengths
    8.2 Weaknesses
    8.3 Opportunities
    8.4 Threats
9 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
    9.1 Overview
    9.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
    9.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    9.4 Degree of Competition
    9.5 Threat of New Entrants
    9.6 Threat of Substitutes
10 Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics: How Does It Operate?
    10.1 Cold Chain Packaging and Transportation Methods
        10.1.1 Dry Ice
        10.1.2 Liquid Nitrogen
        10.1.3 Gel Packs
    10.2 Setting Up a Cold Chain
        10.2.1 Initial Considerations
        10.2.2 Choosing the Correct Model
        10.2.3 Regulatory/Custom Clearance
        10.2.4 Final Stages
        10.2.5 Quality Assurance
11 Competitive Landscape
    11.1 Competitive Structure
    11.2 Key Players
    11.3 Profiles of Key Players

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market: Breakup by Segment (in %), 2010-2017
Figure 2: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market Forecast: Breakup by Segment (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Figure 3: Global: Biopharmaceutical Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 4: Global: Biopharmaceutical Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 5: Global: Biosimilar Sales and Forecast (in Billion US$), 2017 & 2023
Figure 6: Global: Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 7: Global: Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018 - 2023
Figure 8: Global: Vaccine Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 9: Global: Vaccine Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Global 10: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 11: Global: Vaccine Production Volume by Region (in %)
Figure 12: Europe: Vaccine Export Volume by Region (in %)
Figure 13: Global: Clinical Trials Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 14: Global: Clinical Trials Market - Spending on Biopharmaceuticals & Small Molecule Drugs (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 15: Time Taken for Biopharmaceuticals to Get Approved (in Months)
Figure 16: Global: Clinical Trials Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 17: Global: Clinical Trials Market Forecast: Spending on Biopharmaceuticals & Small Molecule Drugs (in Billion US$)
Figure 18: Global: Breakup of Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs in Preclinical & Clinical trials, (in %)
Figure 19: Top Reasons for Conducting Clinical Trials in Each Country (in %)
Figure 20: Global: Healthcare Cold & Non-Cold Chain Products Market (in Billion US$), 2010–2017
Figure 21: Global: Healthcare Cold & Non-Cold Chain Products Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018–2023
Figure 22: Global: Potency of the Tetanus Component of a DTP Vaccine Stored for 45 Days at Various Temperatures
Figure 23: Global: Contract Research & Manufacturing Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 24: Global: Contract Research & Manufacturing Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 25: Estimated Costs incurred in Various Pharmaceutical Operations
Figure 26: A Typical Drug Supply Chain from the Manufacturer to the End User
Figure 27: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market: Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2010–2017
Figure 28: Global: Healthcare Non-Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 29: Global: Healthcare Logistic Services Market: Share of Cold-Chain and Non-Cold Chain Services (in %), 2017
Figure 30: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 31: Global: Healthcare Non-Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 32: Global: Healthcare Logistic Services Market Forecast: Share of Cold-Chain and Non-Cold Chain Services (in %), 2023
Figure 33: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market by Product (in %), 2017 & 2023
Figure 34: Global: Clinical Trial Materials Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 35: Global: Clinical Trial Materials Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 36: Global: Vaccines Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 37: Global: Vaccines Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 38: Global: Biopharmaceuticals Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 39: Global: Biopharmaceuticals Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 40: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market by Segment (in %), 2017 & 2023
Figure 41: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Transportation Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 42: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Transportation Services Market: Breakup by Transportation Mode (in %), 2017
Figure 43: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Transportation Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 44: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Packaging Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 45: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Packaging Services Market: Breakup by Packaging Type (in %), 2017
Figure 46: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Packaging Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 47: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Instrumentation Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 48: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Instrumentation Services Market: Breakup by Instrumentation Type (in %), 2017
Figure 49: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Instrumentation Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 50: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Spending by Region (in US$ Billion), 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2023
Figure 51: North America: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 52: North America: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 53: Europe: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 54: Europe: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018 - 2023
Figure 55: Asia Pacific: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 56: Asia Pacific: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018 - 2023
Figure 57: Middle East and Africa: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 58: Middle East and Africa: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Services Market Forecast (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 59: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market: SWOT Analysis
Figure 60: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 61: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market: Breakup by Segment (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Table 2: Global: Healthcare Cold Chain Products Market Forecast: Breakup by Segment (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: Biopharmaceutical Market: Sales by Class (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Table 4: Global: Biopharmaceutical Market Forecast: Sales by Class (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: Stability of Various Biopharmaceuticals at Room Temperature
Table 6: Complexity of the Manufacturing Process Involved with Biopharmaceuticals and Small Molecule Drugs
Table 7: Temperature Stability of Global: Biopharmaceutical Market Forecast- Sales by Class (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 8: The Effect of Temperature Excursions on the Usability of Vaccines
Table 9: Ideal Storage Temperatures for Clinical Trial Materials
Table 10: Various Regulations on Healthcare Cold Chain Logistic Requirements
Table 11: Average Amount of Dry Ice for Packaging Frozen Goods in a Single Well Insulated Container
Table 12: Dry Ice Containers
Table 13: Refrigerated Shipping Containers with Gel Packs
Table 14: Costs Associated With the Cold Chain Shipment of Healthcare Products, 2017
Table 15: Costs Associated With the Non-Cold Chain Shipment of Healthcare Products, 2017
Table 16: Cold Chain Logistics: Comparison Matrix for Transport Modes


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