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
SecuringIndustry.com is a free-to-access information service that covers the issues surrounding supply chain and brand security. Our aim is to provide practical advice and intelligence to help manufacturers define and pursue their own strategies for tackling crime including counterfeiting, product diversion, adulteration 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
Baush & Lomb
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Cangene BioPharma, Inc.
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd.
CPL Contract Pharma
Dohmen Life Science
DRS Product Returns
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Matthey
Owens & Minor
PBM Nutritionals USA
Proctor and Gamble
Smith Drug Company
Smith Medical Partners
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)
National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA)
Pharmaceutical Excipients Council
Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI)
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
United States Dept. of Health & Human Services
Allegaert, Berger & Vogel
Blue Fin Group
BSI Supply Chain Solutions
Cargo Security Alliance
Cozen Law Firm
Estee Lauder Products
GE Security Solutions
Granite State Manufacturing
Info Network Association
K.E. Walker Security
Landmark Security Group
Lowers & Associates
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Pharma Compliance Group
Pharma Supply Partners
Pro Compliance LLC
Red Flag Cargo Security
Security Industry Specialists
Security Plans International
Tech Data Corp
Transit Risk Management
World Wise Consulting