Pharma Supply Chain: Changing DynamicsApril 6, 2015 Topics: Media, News
“With the fabric of healthcare distribution in flux, the challenge for pharmaceutical distribution executives is focused on how to leverage distribution infrastructure to reduce costs, but maintain the flexibility needed to mitigate risk across the supply chain.
“Pharmaceutical distribution, like with any other industry, has its peculiarities that require specialized applications to keep products moving through the supply chain efficiently and shipped to the intended destinations on time. With pharmaceutical distribution, however, the requirements are extreme. For patients who are critically ill, receiving their medicines and antibiotics a day or two late at the pharmacies, hospitals and critical care centers can literally mean a life and death matter.”
To read the rest of Steve Simco’s article in the March issue of Contract Pharma click here.