Demand Planning for Pharma

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Pharma Demand Forecasting

Pharma demand forecasting and planning help companies face industry challenges

Pharma demand forecasting organizations face unprecedented challenges: rising research and development investments, 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.

Pharma demand forecasting organizations spend fortunes to bring new products to market. Late stage trial failures cost billions, and research and development returns have been in decline. 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.

Our integrated platform matches advanced analytic modeling and simulation with an industry acclaimed UI and workflow process. With Vanguard, expect to sustain revenue growth; reduce costs related to development, procurement, and marketing; and increase profitability.

With Vanguard Predictive Planning™ for Pharma demand forecasting, organizations gain a consolidated view of demand, supply, portfolio, and pipeline across product families and lines of business. This vantage point takes into account new product introduction, seasonality, competitor actions, and all of the other drivers that shape short- and long-term forecasts. With Vanguard, all teams in the organization see and contribute to forecasts and plans on a single, unified platform. Teams and users model scenarios, review projections, discuss what-ifs, and align goals with expectations.

With Vanguard Predictive Planning™ for Pharma, organizations will gain:

  • Maximum forecast accuracy
  • Improved intra-company and value-chain partner collaboration
  • Reduced stockouts
  • Reduced safety stock
  • Improved service level, revenues, and customer satisfaction
  • Increased procurement efficiency

Download to learn about the features pharma organizations can leverage with Vanguard Predictive Planning™ for pharma demand forecasting.