Introduction to Temperature Assurance Fundamentals

Course Description

Students completing this course will understand the fundamentals and advanced concepts of temperature assurance packaging (TAP) so that they can: evaluate different TAP solutions as they relate to the needs of their company, contribute knowledgeably to conversations regarding temperature assurance packaging, and guide their organizations in implementing TAP solutions.

Course Curriculum

    1. TAP Introduction Video

    2. How-to Navigate the Learning Platform

    3. Legal Notice and Disclaimer

    4. Acknowledgments

    5. TAP Orientation Survey

    6. Cold Chain Glossary

    1. Goals | Why Your Cold Chain Matters

    2. Cold Chain Overview

    3. TAP Tip: Temperature Control or Cold Chain? Proper Terminology

    4. Label Storage Versus Transportation Temperature

    5. Families of Storage Temperature

    6. Quick Reference Guide to Global GDP Guidelines

    7. Question: Evaluating a Temperature Excursion

    8. Discussion: How to Handle a Temperature Excursion

    9. Answer: Evaluating a Temperature Excursion

    10. How to Handle a Temperature Excursion

    11. Knowledge Check: Why Your Cold Chain Matters

    1. Goals | Industry Terminology

    2. Temperature Assurance Packaging

    3. Passive Packaging

    4. Active Packaging

    5. Qualification | Definition and Importance

    6. Qualifying Packaging for Temperature Sensitive Products

    7. Temperature Monitoring

    8. Temperature Monitors

    1. Goals | Scientific Principles

    2. Introduction to Scientific Principles

    3. The Laws of Thermodynamics

    4. Heat Transfer Overview

    5. Modes of Heat Transfer

    6. How Payload Affects Your Packaging

    7. Thermal Properties of Materials

    8. Heat Transfer and Relationship to Insulation Material Performance

    9. Insulation Material Performance

    10. Scientific Principles Knowledge Check

    1. Goals | Materials & Technology

    2. Introduction to Materials & Technology

    3. Phase Change Materials

    4. Phase Change Materials Graph

    5. Insulation Materials

    6. Application of Materials & Technology

    1. Goals | Shipping & Transit Considerations

    2. Shipping & Transit Considerations | Scenario

    3. Understanding Shipping & Transit Options| Interrelationships

    4. Import/Export Regulations

    5. Shipment Type

    6. Shipment Type Knowledge Check

    7. Parcel Shipments

    8. Determining Dimensional Weight

    9. Shipment Type | Mode of Transportation

    10. Product Type

    11. Lane Characterization

    12. Shipping & Transit Considerations Discussion

    13. Shipping & Transit Considerations | Scenario

About this course

  • $399.00
  • 57 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

About the Instructor

ISC Labs

Sonoco ThermoSafe

As the Temperature Controlled Packaging industry continues to grow, Sonoco ThermoSafe is at the forefront of developments to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of temperature sensitive products. For the last several decades, Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISC Labs has been providing training and education to help our customers learn about the best solution to ship their temperature-sensitive products. To expand the knowledge of our customers and partners in the temperature assurance packaging realm, we are pleased to offer this course.

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