Filling the Holes in the Drug Supply Chain (Strategic Focus)
The pharma industry is moving beyond the borders of US and Western Europe. As drug development costs reach astronomical levels, the burden to become lean falls on the manufacturers. To reduce costs, companies are moving their manufacturing facilities to off-shore locations, creating a need for an end-to-end SCM solution that allows them to gain visibility and manage their global drug supply chain.
Scope of this research
- Identifies the key forces driving the adoption of SCM solutions in the pharma industry.
- Analyzes the crucial issues that will impede the uptake of supply chain management tools.
- Discusses the key functionalities pharma requires from a robust SCM solution.
- Offers insight into how IT vendors can improve their products to target pharma.