Healthcare Distributor Inventory Planning and Optimization

Healthcare Distributor Inventory Planning and Optimization

Improved inventory management and optimization 

Healthcare distributors are the vital link in the healthcare system, helping pharmacies, hospitals and other healthcare providers keep their shelves efficiently stocked with the medications, medical devices and products that patients need every day. Yet, they also face unique challenges brought on by regulatory compliance, healthcare cost containment, product obsolescence and heavily weighted competition. With no margin for error, inventory optimization is a crucial part of your distribution operations.

Sedlak’s inventory planning and optimization experts assist healthcare distributors in maximizing their economies of scale and supplier redundancies to strike the optimal balance between inventory and service levels at the lowest cost. We also enable better inventory practices within the distribution center to streamline operations and improve order fulfillment. 

The Sedlak Advantage: A Holistic Approach to Inventory Planning and Optimization 

Sedlak employs proven methods and tools to maximize patient care standards while minimizing costs. Our experts enable clients to develop strategies to soften the impacts of unpredictable demand, supply shortages and lead times, as well as improve inventory flow.

We enable healthcare distributors to balance inventory investment and required service levels, and utilize information system capabilities to improve planning performance and tracking accuracy. Our analysts have expertise to determine the ideal flow of product, best stocking levels and locations, and overall supply chain enhancement.

As an end-to-end distribution and logistics advisory firm, Sedlak addresses inventory as an integral component of the healthcare supply chain to enable balanced optimization for our clients.

Healthcare Inventory Planning and Optimization Services

  • Assessments
  • Forecasting and demand planning
  • Right-sizing initiatives
  • Inventory accuracy process improvements
  • Deployment planning
  • OS&D reconciliation and disposition
  • Management tool selection and implementation

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The healthcare consulting experts at Sedlak have helped healthcare distributors of all sizes and scopes improve their service delivery infrastructure, strategy and operations. For more information about our healthcare distributor consulting services, please fill out our contact form below, and a Sedlak professional will be in touch shortly to discuss your needs.

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