The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Learn how pharmaceutical and biotech companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
Some of the biggest tech giants Monday agreed to build health care products that use a common set of standards in order to make it easier to share medical data across hospitals. What’s more, these are open standards and specifications aimed at encouraging “frictionless data exchange.”
Sipping a lemon-flavored VitaminWater at a sprawling complex of laboratories and offices in Tarrytown, New York, Leonard Schleifer, the 66-year-old cofounder of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, is, as usual, criticizing the pricing practices of other drug companies. (He once told the chief executive of Pfizer: "You're not entitled to a fraction of the GDP.")
The last mile is one of the most complex, costly, error-prone and least predictable links in the supply chain and can have a surprisingly significant impact on a company’s finances, operations and brand reputation. In this white paper, gain a deeper understanding of the last mile and how it can help your company better manage shipping costs and quality — and even leverage these as a competitive advantage.
Do modern-day retail customer-loyalty programs really make for loyal customers? The loyalty program is a tried and true maneuver to keep shoppers from straying to rival retailers. In its original manifestation, though, it was largely a means of mining information about customers, who were otherwise anonymous in the brick-and-mortar world.