INDIANAPOLIS – enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, announced today it is partnering with Modality Solutions, a solution provider that integrates cold chain management systems for highly regulated industries. The partnership creates a powerful biopharmaceutical cold chain offering, coupling enVista’s exceptionally deep supply chain expertise with Modality Solutions’ innovative cold chain and packaging optimization solutions.
For cold chain companies, Modality Solutions provides insight into cold chain thermal package engineering, transport validation, and controlled-environment logistics. The company’s Advantage Transport Simulation Laboratory™ is validated to current cGMP standards and is the only independent, third party transport simulation lab in the world. Package simulation testing serves to define and minimize or eliminate transportation’s five environmental hazards – temperature, humidity, pressure, shock and vibration throughout the supply chain.
enVista’s expertise covers all areas across the extended supply chain, including global supply chain network design, strategic facility design, international and domestic transportation management, labor management, and supporting supply chain and execution technology.
enVista President and CEO Jim Barnes said, “There are several synergies between enVista and Modality Solutions and, more importantly, significant opportunities to drive additional value for our shared cold chain clients. We look forward to expanding how we jointly help our clients manage their cold chains. Together, we are providing some of the most robust best-of-breed cold chain services and solutions in the industry.”
Modality Solutions President Gary Hutchinson said, “Today’s biopharmaceutical cold chain requires comprehensive one-source supply chain management for true optimization. enVista has a proven track record of deploying supply chain and enterprise solutions as well as synchronizing all of the information generated during the process. We are pleased to bring our cold chain consulting, process validation, and thermal package engineering design experience to help expand enVista’s supply chain services, as well as our own.”
Combined, the companies’ principals bring more than a hundred years of pharmaceutical and life science experience to the alliance.