Meet our Associate Member Spotlight for April: Accuristix
This month’s Spotlight is Accuristix for their continued contributions and involvement with CHP Canada and the consumer health products industry.
1. Describe your business, your clients and the products/services you provide.
Accuristix is a member company of Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. (TSX:AND) a publicly-traded company. AHG is a leading and growing supply chain management company offering a robust platform of customized third-party logistics (“3PL”) and specialized transportation solutions for the healthcare sector.
Accuristix is Canada’s leading third-party logistics (3PL) service provider focused exclusively on delivering logistics solutions to the healthcare industry. We operate over 1.3 million sq.ft. of GMP compliant warehouse space across multiple sites in Ontario, Alberta and BC. Accuristix has developed strategic partnerships with a large number of healthcare companies over the last 26 years to store and distribute pharmaceutical, OTC, NHP, narcotics, controlled drug substances, precursors, medical devices and other healthcare products. Through its ownership of Nova Pack, Accuristix has also developed expertise in product packaging and equipment qualification.
Accuristix has made significant investments in the area of controlled temperature distribution developing in-house expertise in the requirements of Health Canada GUI-0069, systems validation and equipment validation. Accuristix has an established validation team with experienced subject matter experts and is now pleased to offer validation stand-alone services to the industry.
Accuristix has assisted many of its clients with quality and regulatory services and now offers stand-alone expertise in this area.
- Temperature mapping (ambient, cold chain, ultra-low and other temperature conditions)
- Shipping container qualification
- Transportation lane studies
- Temperature sensor/logger calibration
- Equipment validation
- Systems validation
- Quality & regulatory services (consulting, document review, regulatory filings, audits)
2. Describe how your business benefits the OTC/self-care market.
Accuristix is an integral partner to many healthcare companies bringing essential products to Canadians and has built strong Quality Systems that have been repeatedly audited by clients and regulatory agencies. “Quality in everything we do” is an important value for us ensuring that all offered services consistently meet our clients and regulatory requirements.
3. What innovative new products/services are you working on?
As a member of Andlauer Healthcare Group, our focus is on is leveraging our competitive strengths that span our platform and are designed for healthcare customer needs; temperature management; regulatory compliance and quality assurance; supply chain visibility and security. Expanding our quality and regulatory services is a natural progression to our existing 3PL offering portfolio. Using our GUI-0069 expertise and the addition of a 16 cu.ft. environmental chamber in 2020, we offer shipping container testing capabilities through temperature & humidity cycling. We can design and test a shipping container to meet your product labelled conditions and GUI-0069 requirements.
4. Tell us about your people. What sets them apart from your competition?
Accuristix has built a team of subject matter experts to broaden its quality and regulatory service offerings. Our procedures and processes in these have been repeatedly audited. As an existing service provider to the healthcare industry, our employees also have client service experience ensuring we listen to your needs and communicate progress on a regular basis.
Our validation team is located in Ontario and can offer timely execution of activities without relying on resources outside of Canada.
5. Describe your mission and vision, and why your company makes a great business partner.
Accuristix has been a trusted partner to the Canadian healthcare industry since 1994. Our vision is to be awesome in everything we do. And it shows in the results we achieve every day with our clients. Over the years, we have built strong expertise in servicing the quality needs of our clients and our own business.
For more information, contact Julie Carriere – VP Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs at Accuristix.
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