UDIs and Traceability for Medical Devices

Last week’s UDIs and Traceability for Medical Devices conference in Amsterdam highlighted some of the key developments in UDI implementation and alignment across regulatory, supply chain and customer environments as we move one year closer to the EU MDR. We had the opportunity to hear from and engage with key speakers and delegates from some…


Digital Labelling – A Business Rules Approach

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik Ltd. In my last blog I talked about how organisations today are experiencing unprecedented demands from regulatory authorities and consumers alike for product labelling to be made clearer and more informative. Forthcoming regulations (including the new EU MDR regulations coming into force May 2020) also require labelling content to…


‘The Next Big Thing’: Adopting a Business Rules Engine to Unshackle your Labelling Teams

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik Ltd. As March approaches, there’s much that those working within heavily regulated industries need to be focusing on for the rest of the year to stay compliant, take cost out of supply chain operations and increase their speed to market. At Kallik, we spend a lot of time researching…


2018: The Year When Labelling Matures as a Board Level Topic?

Firstly, Kallik would like to wish all of its customers a very happy and prosperous New Year and would like to thank you for your continued business and support.  We would also like to extend our greetings to our technology partners and those who are seeking to transform their labelling and artwork processes going forward…


Connecting the Disconnected at the Supply Chain Innovation Summit, Barcelona

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik Ltd. Last month’s Supply Chain Innovation Summit confirmed that there is a good deal of activity across the pharma industry right now to try to improve the efficiency of supply chain operations. Much of this is being driven by the need to improve levels of productivity and quality, but…


Simplifying your Labelling Supply Chain

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik Ltd. In my previous blog discussing the relationship between Industry 4.0 and best practice labelling and artwork, I talked about the need to have all stakeholders fully empowered and connected at all times. In this blog, I’m going to look at some of the steps that can be taken…


Industry 4.0: Digital Labelling for a Connected Enterprise

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik In my last blog, I talked about the relationship between digital transformation and digital labelling and the benefits this brings in terms of transparency, compliance and consistency. I’m now going to reflect on the relationship between Industry 4.0 and best practice labelling and artwork. In preparing for presenting…


Digital Transformation Needs Digital Labelling

  By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik Every day it seems we see more and more articles published promoting the benefits of embracing digital transformation across healthcare supply chains. Few, if any however, seem to provide much insight on how to ‘digitally enable’ labelling and artwork processes to embrace this revolution. Before looking at…


Keeping Regulatory Affairs happy with Compliant Labelling

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik In this, my final blog in the series expanding on key points discussed in our recent labelling white paper, I’m going to look at how life can be made much easier for regulatory affairs by fixing some of the common issues that affect downstream compliance. When Kallik first…


Simplifying Late Stage Customisation for Product Labelling

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager, Kallik In my previous blog, I discussed the challenge of ensuring labelling compliance across supply chain. In this blog, I’ll be discussing best practice for adding variable content to pre-printed labels at print run-time. The pharmaceutical industry refers to this as late-stage customisation. It’s often the case that late…