Executive Briefings

Industry Consolidations, Regulations Impact Pharma Supply Chain

Consolidations in the pharmaceutical industry in recent years, both at the manufacturer and wholesale levels, have led to changes in the distribution of drugs and other medical products. Bob Douglass, director of contract manufacturing and logistics at Abbott Laboratories, discusses these changes from his perspective as a veteran of the industry and as a logistics manager who helped his former company, Kos Pharmaceuticals, transition to a new logistics operation when it was acquired by Abbott. [Run Time (Min): 8:41]

Consolidations in the pharmaceutical industry in recent years, both at the manufacturer and wholesale levels, have led to changes in the distribution of drugs and other medical products. Bob Douglass, director of contract manufacturing and logistics at Abbott Laboratories, discusses these changes from his perspective as a veteran of the industry and as a logistics manager who helped his former company, Kos Pharmaceuticals, transition to a new logistics operation when it was acquired by Abbott. [Run Time (Min): 8:41]