By Tim Eggert, Senior Manager of Market Research, ISR
Clinical trials often span numerous sites around the globe and continue to implement more and more decentralized elements, such as in-home visits by healthcare providers. Accordingly, the storage and distribution of clinical trial material has become increasingly complex.
A recent study conducted by Industry Standard Research (ISR) surveyed 100 qualified decision-makers who outsource clinical logistics to gather their insights on industry trends and market dynamics, in addition to the selection criteria they apply when choosing a clinical logistics service provider. ISR’s research revealed that most outsourcers seek to remedy, or to mitigate the impact of, complex challenges presented by clinical trial logistics by utilizing one (or some combination) of three solutions.