in Supply Chain

Dealing with Pharmaceutical Supply-Chain Complexities

by Vanguard Software


The pharma supply chain is more volatile than the chemical compounds it conveys. Even researchers with advanced statistical tools struggle to predict demand accurately. Meanwhile, globalization, the opening of new markets, and the widening array of drugs (and active ingredients) are increasing the complexity. Michael Schmitz, head of planning and logistics for a major contract manufacturer, explains how developers, manufacturers, and layers of supply-chain partners will overcome, given the right info-sharing technology and practices.

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