Importers and domestic manufacturers who sell goods to retailers face an increasingly complex landscape of consumer demands and brand positioning, as the balance between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar sales continues to shift.
In the battle to make their product more attractive to consumers, packaging is a crucial element. Many turn to third-party packaging and co-packing service providers to gain the edge.
Healthcare supply chains tend to be high-margin, regulated businesses with strict quality requirements, such as the need for cold-chain storage and transportation. Yet they’re often ripe for improvements across the board.
The key to fighting the coronavirus outbreak lies in the application of supply-chain management principles, and the creation of a global, end-to-end network for partner collaboration in the healthcare industry.
Inspections of foreign drug manufacturers by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have fallen in recent years despite increasing worry about the safety and quality of generic medications, congressional investigators said.
Erie St. Claire Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), a provider of home healthcare in Ontario, transforms an inefficient, paper-based purchasing and delivery system with the help of Transform Shared Services Organization (SSO).
The megatrend in healthcare today is a focus on home care, bypassing the hospital and clinic. So it only makes sense that a Canadian health network would be looking to transform its supply chain toward that end.