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Supply Chain Security Awareness Training

ASC Associates in partnership with Customs Plus, Skillnet Ireland and the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Ireland are pleased to announce a collaborative partnership aimed at offering Supply Chain Security Awareness Training.

Today’s Supply Chains are now more vulnerable to a broad range of risks that can have a significant impact on an organisation’s ability to trade. Supply Chain Risk Management is becoming a top priority, as companies risk losing Money and Business as a result of supply disruption, intellectual property loss, cost volatility, non-compliance fines and incidents that cause damage to both the organisational brand and its reputation.

This is an introductory level eLearning course for supply chain professionals. It is designed to provide participants with knowledge of Supply Chain Security and assist them in identifying Threats and Risks to their organisation, both internally and externally.

For more information please contact us at: or book directly at:

Passive v Active: The Current Trends

On Tuesday 28th September, Henry Moran, will chair and facilitate the Tower Cold Chain Solutions first Round Table event.

The The first of a series of online sponsored impartial and educational round-table discussions with industry experts from the pharmaceutical, airline and logistics sectors.

The first session is titled: Passive v Active.

Don’t miss out on the chance to listen to the team discuss new market trends and consider the effects that wider distribution of critical vaccines will have upon this sector. You can also take part in our live Q&A with our panel of key stakeholders.

Sign up to reserve your place.

ASC at the 6th Annual International Good Distribution Practice Conference


Last month ASC were honoured to have the opportunity to present at the 6th Annual International Conference – Good Distribution Practice.  The conference was hosted by the United Association of Serbia for Quality, the Agency for Consulting and Education and supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia.

With attendees from all over Eastern Europe, Henry Moran of ASC, presented on the topic of Good Distribution Practice within the airline industry.

The presentation outlined the challenges that the Air Freight industry faces with regards Good Distribution Practice. Highlighting the areas of concern with regards airline handling of Medicines for Human Use and the importance of a Quality Mindset and culture, utilising our experience of accreditation and compliance with regards GDP.


ASC at Rx360 Euro 2021 Conference

The 2021 Rx360 Euro conference will focus on supply chain integrity and patient safety initiatives that affect Europe as well as worldwide, currently, and post the coronavirus pandemic. Important topics such as pharmaceutical counterfeiting and diversion, remote inspections from regulators, and vaccine logistics will be discussed.

ASC’s, Henry Moran, will be presenting at the event on the topic of “Supply Chain Security Audits: Best Practices during COVID-19 Pandemic”.

Details to the event can be found here

ASC Associates partners with Biomap to enhance its Temperature Compliance Services

CAMBRIDGE, UK and LONDON, UK, March 16th, 2021. ASC Associates, a bespoke auditing, training and consultancy organisation specialising in GDP and Supply Chain Security compliance, announces it has signed a partnership with Biomap, a leading service provider to the Life Sciences industry of temperature mapping and temperature monitoring compliant systems.

By working in partnership, ASC has expanded its programme of auditing, training and consultancy, to now include validation activities and systems to support clients with their regulatory demands.

Kane Edgeworth, Commercial Director of Biomap commented; “‘Biomap are delighted to announce this new partnership with ASC Associates.  ASC’s expertise in GDP compliance is a great fit to Biomaps existing portfolio of validation solutions. We very much look forward to offering our clients this new package of services to support their GDP licensing and compliance demands’

Henry Moran, Director of ASC Associates said: “ ASC’s new partnership with Biomap creates a powerful alliance, aligning our areas of expertise and resources. Biomaps deep history brings close to two decades of experience and knowledge and offers a full suite of validation services with a particular specialism in temperature compliance within storage and distribution environments”

About ASC

ASC Associates are a bespoke consultancy, training and auditing organisation providing services to the Life Science and Pharmaceutical supply chain. In the high-value, pharmaceutical and healthcare worlds – where threats to product safety and security are ever-increasing, ASC are dedicated to improving all aspects of supply chain logistics.  With a relentless focus on innovation, security, safety, compliance and efficacy.

For more information visit ASC or LinkedIn

About Biomap

Based in Park Royal, West London, Biomap works exclusively in the Life Sciences industry providing a wide range of products and services specifically designed to fit with industry regulation.

Biomap has extensive experience of working with the World’s largest Pharmaceutical Companies, implementing multi-level Route Qualification and Temperature Mapping programmes as well as installing fully validated 21CFR Part 11 compliant monitoring systems.

For more information visit Biomap of LinkedIn

Anti-Bribery and Corruption in the Supply Chain

With the ever increasing demands on logistics and freight forwarding organisations to conduct the right due diligence on their service providers, ASC Associates are pleased to announce the launch of their Certificated Classroom and Virtual Classroom – Anti-bribery and Corruption in the Supply Chain Awareness Training Course.

The course focusses specifically on the key legislation that must be complied with along with identifying the risks and vulnerabilites in the Supply Chain.  It also provides practical advise on conducting the appropriate supplier due diligence.

A paper on Mapping the Secure Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Requirements for the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Contract Services

Last month our Director, Henry Moran, recently co-authored a paper for the Q4 2020 addition of the Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Contract Services, along with Rafik H Bishara Ph.D and Chuck Forsaith. The paper presents a model for mapping secure, temperature controlled, supply chain lanes as well as outlining best practice on supply chain security.

You can read a copy of the full article here Mapping the Secure Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Requirements

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