In an ongoing effort to combat the abuse and diversion of prescription drugs, Purdue Pharma L.P. has conceived, developed and funded an information clearinghouse for data related to pharmacy robberies, burglaries and cargo thefts that involve the loss of controlled substances. RxPATROL® (Pattern Analysis Tracking Robberies and Other Losses) is an initiative designed to collect, collate, analyze and disseminate pharmacy theft intelligence to law enforcement throughout the nation.
FDA Cargo Theft Website:
FDA is committed to protecting consumers from the threat of stolen, counterfeit, and diverted FDA-regulated products such as prescription or over-the-counter medicines, medical devices, or infant formula. FDA created this webpage to provide timely notice to the public about cargo thefts involving FDA-regulated products that have been stolen either from warehouses or tractor-trailers.
US Customs C-TPAT Program:
C-TPAT is a voluntary government-business initiative to build cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security.
Transportation Security Administration’s Certified Cargo Screening Program:
CCSP is a voluntary, government based initiative designed to ensure the safety of the traveling public. The TSA designed this program to provide businesses with the option to screen cargo which would travel on passenger aircraft in a cost effective manner and at various points of the supply chain.
National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI):
The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) is a non-profit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of prescription drug diversion.
Rx-360 is a non-profit consortium working to continuously improve the pharmaceutical supply chain by creating and monitoring a global quality system that meets the expectations of industry and regulators that assures patient safety by guaranteeing product quality and authenticity throughout the supply chain.
National Biopharmaceutical Security Council (NBSC)
The purpose of the National Biopharmaceutical Security Council (NBSC) is to identify global security issues impacting biopharmaceutical research and development, to share expertise, exchange information on ideas for enhancing security in the industry, and to discuss best practices with regard to the sector. The NBSC is a not-for-profit organization, funded by member companies, which are represented by one or more members of their corporate security staff, as well as other respective internal business units. All of the member companies are in the business of research and development, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of ethical human biological, animal health, and/or pharmaceutical products.
Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA):
The Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) is the national association representing primary healthcare distributors, the vital link in the healthcare system. Each business day, HDMA member companies ensure that more than nine million prescription medicines and healthcare products are delivered safely and efficiently to 164,000 pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and others nationwide
Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI):
The Pharmaceutical Security Institute is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to: protecting the public health; sharing information on the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals; and initiating enforcement actions through appropriate authorities
SecuringPharma.com is a free-to-access information service that covers the issues surrounding supply chain and brand security in the pharmaceutical industry. Our aim is to provide practical advice and intelligence to help manufacturers define and pursue their own strategies for tackling pharmaceutical crime including counterfeiting, diversion and theft.
Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA):
TAPA, the Transported Asset Protection Association, is a worldwide coalition of manufacturers, shippers, carriers, insurers, service providers, law enforcement and government agencies concerned with the risks of criminal activity against HVTT (High Value Theft Targeted) cargo in the transportation supply chain. TAPA members work together to prevent theft and other crimes against the transportation supply chain through the sharing of information, development of supply chain security standards, and cooperation with government agencies.
FreightWatch International (FWI):
FreightWatch International is a leading global provider of logistics security solutions that are designed to harden the supply chain. They also provide supply chain security intelligence information to a variety of entities.
Supply Chain Information Sharing & Analysis Center (SC-ISAC):
The Supply Chain Information Sharing and Analysis Center (SC ISAC) collects, analyzes and disseminates security intelligence across the Supply Chain Industry.
The purpose of CargoNet is to prevent cargo theft and increase recovery rates through secure and controlled information sharing among theft victims, their business partners, law enforcement and NICB.
Cargo Security Alliance:
The Cargo Security Alliance provides tools, techniques, technologies and thought leadership in logistics security to mitigate risk and optimize cargo flow across the global air, sea and land supply chains.
Eurowatch is a multi-country service that addresses escalating crime against vehicles and freight throughout Europe.
Southeast Transportation Security Council (SETSC):
Monitors, collects data, reports and educates on supply chain theft activity in the southeast portion of the United States.
Southwest Transportation Security Council (SWTSC):
The SWTSC was formed to promote a partnership among Transportation Security Management groups and law enforcement to enhance communication and cooperation with a focus on transportation security and cargo theft in Texas and the Southwest area of the United States
Western States Cargo Theft Association (WSCTA):
Monitors, collects data, reports and educates on supply chain theft activity in the western portion of the United States.
One of the services the PCSC provides is a “linking” capability. If a member is looking for a security or supply chain contact within one of the groupings listed below, check the listing to see if the company or organization is represented within the PCSC organization.
The request will be briefly vetted and then forwarded to a representative of that company or organization.
Table of Contents:
§ Pharmaceutical Wholesaler
§ Pharmaceutical Retailer
§ Supporting Pharmaceutical Organization
§ Federal Law Enforcement
§ Local/State Law Enforcement
§ Non-Pharma Supporting Organization
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Applied DNA Sciences
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Cangene BioPharma, Inc.
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd.
JM Smith Corp
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Matthey
Owens & Minor
PBM Nutritionals USA
Proctor and Gamble
Smith Drug Company
Morris and Dickinson
Mutual Wholesale Drug
American Public Health Association (APHA)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)
Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA)
International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC)
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)
National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)
National Board of Pharmacy (NABP)
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)
Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI)
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Department of Homeland Security – Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Office of Policy
National Cyber-Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA)
National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC)
Nebraska Fusion Center
New Jersey Office – Department of Homeland Security
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
US Marshal Service
(Listed below are specific agency participants – In addition, the PCSC has the capability of making connections with virtually any domestic law enforcement organization desired)Alpharetta, Georgia
Access Pharmacy Resources
ADT Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services
Baty's Professional Dispatch Services
Blue Fin Group
BSI Supply Chain Solutions
ChaseWaterford (Pty) Limited
Clyde & Co.
Cozen Law Firm
Csuite Advantage, LLC
Customs & Trade Solutions, LLC
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Drug Education Consulting Group
Estee Lauder Products
G Force Innoventions Fzc
Granite State Manufacturing
Impact! Business Services
Info Netwok Association
Jacob E. Maenner, Sr. LLC
LCS Group, LLC
Lowers & Associates
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MCG Global, LLC
Pharma Supply Partners, LLC
Proctor & Gamble Products
Red Flag Cargo Security
Sharp Global Partners
The Porta Group, Inc.
Tracking Innovations, Inc.
Transit Risk Management
US VA Boston Health Care System
World Wise Consulting
Zytrack/Cargo Theft Solutions, Inc.