Pharma supply chain planning solutions from Vanguard's end-to-end predictive platform.


Pharma Supply Chain Plans Have a Great Deal at Stake

Never has it been more critical for pharmaceutical and life sciences companies to optimize their supply chain planning and be prepared for the unexpected. Vanguard Software has decades of experience with pharma supply chain planning that improves distribution, reduces supply shortages and expired product, while making every forecast more resilient.

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Uniquely Flexible for the Pharma Supply Chain

Pharma supply chain planning faces unprecedented challenges: rising R&D investments, elusive returns, perilous late-stage approval efforts, and impending patent expirations. The terrain is no less rocky for manufacturers and distributors. Pharma supply chains are as complex, volatile, and risk-prone as any in modern industry. The growth of emerging markets, contract manufacturing, and new medicines and ingredients only drives uncertainty higher. Whether for manufacturing, supply chain, or R&D and portfolio planning, Vanguard Predictive Planning™ for Pharma delivers powerful analytics in a collaborative cloud platform to help you and your teams plan the future — together.

Charles River Decreases Backordered Items by 86%

Charles River provides essential products to aid pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations around the globe to advance their research and drug development. Looking to support high-growth expectations, Charles River chose Vanguard Software’s S&OP solution to achieve higher service levels balanced with inventory optimization. With Vanguard Predictive PlanningTM, they saw:


Decrease in backorder days


Decrease in items on backorder

“By leveraging Vanguard, we were able to make sure we had the right inventory available to absorb abnormal spikes in demand, as well as being able to quickly adjust plans appropriately.”

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