The science of robotics is impacting logistics and supply-chain management in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. Zala Pogorelcnik, vice president of business development with Infinium Robotics, discusses the present and future of the technology.
Drop a pebble into a fishpond and it creates a tiny ripple. What starts as a local event instantly surges outward, causing a ring of disturbance that grows as it travels across the water. Beneath the surface, the goldfish scatter as a mallard above beats a rapid retreat. And for those who may be dozing on the shoreline, a chain of events has begun that forces change in every direction.
Healthcare providers are adopting a networked approach, both for procurement and distribution of supplies. Robert Colosino, vice president of business development with Tecsys, outlines the advantages and implications of that strategy.
The pathway to full serialization and tracking of prescription drugs by 2023 is well under way. Bob Kennedy, vice president of business development at DMLogic, discusses the challenges and opportunities serialization presents for the pharmaceutical supply chain.