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Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

The global manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and the regulatory requirements of countries have always made pharmaceutical supply chains a challenge. Read more Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility.

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Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Automotive Industry Global Trade Life Stories Pharma & Life Sciences automotive coronavirus manufacturing pharmaceuticals Transportation

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

GlobalTranz

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

The Network Effect

With the lucrative profits to be made from fake pharmaceutical drugs, even more than in the narcotics trade, fake drugs. The post Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Pharmaceutical counterfeits drugs fake pharmaceuticals supply chain

6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market

The Network Effect

In this post I’ll examine some of the top trends and challenges that are impacting the pharmaceutical industry. The post 6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management The Network Effect healthcare pharmaceuticals supply chain

Pharmaceutical Distribution Shuffle

Tompkins Blog

As the number of mergers, acquisitions, division exchanges, and general realignment of pharmaceutical focus continues to evolve globally, who is managing the supply chain integration? The post Pharmaceutical Distribution Shuffle appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog Distribution insourcing Manufacturing Outsourcing Pharma Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

How One Pharmaceutical Company Optimizes Labeling in SAP

Loftware

Barcode labeling has become an essential component in today’s supply chain, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceuticals enterprise labelingHaving the ability to track and manage goods while ensuring the supply chain operates without disruption is imperative. In an industry with ever-changing customer and regulatory requirements, companies struggle to keep up with their labeling demands.

Blockchain Makes a Strong Case for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

It is all too easy to get caught up in the excitement of buzzwords, but it looks like traction could be gaining in 2020, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical industry holds real promise for a number of reasons. pharmaceutical supply chain.

State of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Key Takeaways from LogiPharma US 2016

Kinaxis

Earlier this week, I attended the LogiPharma conference, a wonderful event for supply chain professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry. Apart from taking part in numerous interactive presentations and roundtables, I had the opportunity to host a luncheon alongside my colleague, Bill Dubois , for a packed room of pharmaceutical industry executives and SCM practitioners. Pharma and life sciences supply chain management pharmaceutical supply chain

6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market

The Network Effect

In this post I’ll examine some of the top trends and challenges that are impacting the pharmaceutical industry. The post 6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management The Network Effect healthcare pharmaceuticals supply chain

Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

Kinaxis

This makes for a powerful pharmaceutical supply chain management story! Pharma and life sciences supply chain management Supply Chain Events LogiPharma LogiPharma Europe pharmaceutical supply chain pharmaceutical supply chain managementby Dr. Madhav Durbha With the Alps as a backdrop, LogiPharma Europe 2018 proved to be both energizing and thought provoking.

Pharmaceuticals in Reverse Supply Chain Now Hazardous Waste

Material Handling and Logistics

EPA final rules on pharmaceutical returns impose heavy burdens on healthcare providers and distributors. A new rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that prescription pharmaceuticals sent from healthcare facilities to reverse distributors must be regulated as solid waste and evaluated for hazardous classification at the healthcare facility before they are shipped.

How Digitization Will Drive Disruption and Opportunity in the Pharmaceutical Market

The Network Effect

In a previous post, 6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market, I presented some of the major challenges affecting the pharmaceutical. The post How Digitization Will Drive Disruption and Opportunity in the Pharmaceutical Market appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Digital Supply Chain Internet of Things Leadership and Strategy Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect digital networks disruption healthcare pharmaceuticals

The transforming pharmaceutical supply chain

The Network Effect

I was just with one of the leading global pharmaceutical company yesterday, and once again I was struck by how quickly the pharmaceutical supply chain is changing. The market for Over-the-Counter (OTC) medicines is now forecast to outgrow the total current pharmaceutical market. Competition from generics coupled with pressure from expiring patents have flattened or decreased the top-line potential of many branded pharmaceutical business units.

Integrated Business Planning in Pharmaceuticals: Understanding the Need

River Logic

This is a blog post to evaluate the Pharmaceutical Industry. In part one of this two-part series, I’ll review: Current supply chain performance benchmarks in the Pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical Supply Chains, in general. Key issues in the Pharmaceutical industry. Supply Chain Management PharmaceuticalsWe welcome Ashutosh Bansal, Founder and CEO of GitaCloud , as a guest blogger for this two-part series on IBP in Pharma.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, safety is the name of the game. And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse. About Pharmaceutical Warehousing.

A Pharmaceutical Industry vision beyond COVID-19

Prophetic Technology

2020 created unprecedented challenges for the Healthcare Industry, as many companies were affected in so many ways, disrupting many, and putting off others. In short, our reliance on the technology needed to increase exponentially. supply chain

The 5 ‘C’s’ for CMO Relationships in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois I recently attended the LogiPharma conference in Princeton, NJ to hear a number of speakers give their thoughts on the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. Of particular interest was a session on Contract Manufacturing Operations (CMO) relationships with Michael Daly, Director of Supply Chain for Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The post The 5 ‘C’s’ for CMO Relationships in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Are these the Top 10 Trends affecting Pharmaceutical Supply Chains?

The Network Effect

Note: this is the final is series of posts that explored the top 10 trends affecting pharmaceutical supply chains. . First, we can safely say companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain should continue to focus on developing and maintaining the ability to adapt their supply chains, by doing so they will be well prepared to seize the opportunities ahead. The post Are these the Top 10 Trends affecting Pharmaceutical Supply Chains? PharmaceuticalKiran Foster/Flickr.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers are Focusing on Direct-to-Patient Distribution

DynaSys

Finally, manufacturers are able to deliver significant cost savings to their patients on their day to day medications allowing them to use brand name pharmaceuticals and avoiding the one size fits all generic medications. DtP can also help branded pharmaceutical manufacturers become more competitive against generics. Traditionally, insurance companies have steered patients towards the use of cheaper generic medications and are more reluctant to cover brand name pharmaceuticals.

Inside China's New Pharmaceutical Regulation

Elementum

How will China's new regulations on pharmaceutical wholesalers affect manufacturer costs and drug prices? In April, China’s state council toughened regulations on its pharmaceutical industry, banning wholesalers from selling non-compulsory vaccines directly to hospitals, clinics, and government health authorities. We examine how these new regulations will affect wholesalers and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Delayed pharmaceutical tracing requirements take effect [Video]

Loftware

Pharmaceutical dispensers will be required to conduct lot-level product tracing, which includes keeping detailed records of a drug's transaction history. Beginning on March 1, a delayed provision of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act will finally go into effect. Pharma Labeling

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit

Kinaxis

by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow. Seeing a lot of familiar faces you realize that the pharmaceutical supply chain is a small world. In this presentation Laura discussed the similarities between pharmaceutical and Semiconductor supply chains and also the solutions that can be applied for addressing similar challenges.

Procurement Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Through the Pandemic

Jaggaer

From early on in the Covid-19 pandemic , and for pretty obvious reasons , procurement in healthcare and pharmaceuticals has been in the spotlight like never before. View our recent webinar and learn how Italian pharmaceutical company Angelini navigated through supply chain disruption.

Blockchain and its Implications for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Shipchain

Blockchain in the pharma supply chain can dramatically affect the success and verifiability of pharmaceuticals. Unlike other industries, pharmaceuticals are subject to intense regulation. Even more critical, authenticity and verification of pharmaceuticals in the reverse logistics pharmaceutical supply chain are essential to preventing tragedy. Tracking these pharmaceuticals is tantamount to keeping the burden of health care in check.

[Video] Sanofi Genzyme trends in pharmaceutical supply chains

Kinaxis

The pharmaceutical company is the result of a takeover by Sanofi in 2001. ” No pharmaceutical supply chain is without its challenges. Getting S&OP right is crucial, since planning in the pharmaceutical world can extend several years out. “It The pharmaceutical industry has a justly-deserved reputation for moving slowly. Pharmaceuticals take a long time to develop and approve. Pharma and life sciences supply chain management pharmaceutical supply chai

Adapting Pharmaceutical Companies’ Distribution and Supply Networks

Jaggaer

Pharmaceutical companies have complex supply chains that are often not optimized to their full potential. Pharmaceutical materials must be closely monitored as they go through the pipeline, bringing a unique set of challenges.

Managing a Large Recall in India Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

The post Managing a Large Recall in India Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog What's New Chainalytics FDC Ban Fixed Dose Combinations India Pharma pharmaceutical recalls Recall Supply Chain Operations Vikas ArgodVikas Argod, Manager, Supply Chain Operations, Chainalytics Asking “How agile is your supply chain?” is similar to asking “How much stress you can take?” The answer is, of course, the proverbial “it all depends”.

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4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum

Supply Chain Movement

4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum. JOIN THE PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS & COLD CHAIN FORUM. 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum. Events Cold Chain emerging markets Fleming Europe Forum pharmaceutical logistics Supply Chain Optimization Vienna Date: 2-4 April 2014. Venue: Austria Trend Hotel Park Royal Palace Vienna. Organisation: Fleming Europe. URL: [link].

How Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals Hurt Manufacturers

RFgen

Manufacturers use data collection devices to tell real pharmaceutical products from fakes. Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are dangerous to businesses and consumers. WHO estimated the counterfeit pharmaceutical industry makes $431-billion a year.

What to look for in a pharmaceutical distribution center

Kanban Logistics

If you’re looking for a pharmaceutical distribution center to store and distribute your products, the right partner can make all the difference. Pharmaceutical CGMP regulations. 5 things to look for in pharmaceutical distribution center provider.

Supply Chain and Factory Planning-Pharmaceutical Industry and Life Sciences

Adexa

Most pharmaceutical companies use Sales and Operation Planning systems in order to perform long term planning of their production. This can also be done in pharmaceutical as well as semiconductor industries.

Continuous Manufacturing in Pharma: Impossible Without Effective Labeling

Loftware

Supply Chain Track & Traceability FDA Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

Risk Management in Contract Pharmaceutical Development: Contract Research Part 2

NC State SCRC

The second installation in our series on contract management research published by MBA students from my online Contract Management class is by Julia Condit, and focuses on the challenges of managing contracts in the pharmaceutical industry. As pharmaceutical companies go through the process of clinical trials, managing relationships is fraught with risk, and Julie does a great job of exploring how to manage risks through improved contract management.