Supply Chain Management

Articles should feature key components and financial impact of supply and distribution chains. Topics focus on the systems required to control and automate the receipt, storage, and dispensation of raw and packaging materials, as well as storage and distribution of finished products. Other topics could include materials management, operational economics, and warehouse and distribution management.

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To meet the EU serialization deadline on 9 February 2019, pharmaceutical companies and their contractors have had to reorganize their manufacturing lines and logistics to ensure compliance with the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) of 2011 and the EU Commission Delegated Regulation 2016/161...
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This article examines patient preferences in one facet of clinical research: the experience related to the use of investigational medicinal products (IMPs). As patients have become more involved and informed in their healthcare choices, the “voice of the patient” has been increasingly incorporated...
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Biopharmaceutical supply chains are undergoing dramatic changes that will affect the design and operation of the facilities of the future. Predominant among these is the shift away from primary care to specialty products and personalized medicine, and from large-scale production of low-value small...
Technical
India is a worldwide leader in drug manufacturing, producing 10% of global pharmaceuticals, with 2016–2017 exports valued at $16.4 billion. 1 Indian generic manufacturers generate 20% of all global exports and more than 80% of antiretroviral drugs in the developing world. 7 India's pharmaceutical...
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To meet the EU serialization deadline on 9 February 2019, pharmaceutical companies and their contractors have had to reorganize their manufacturing lines and logistics to ensure compliance with the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) of 2011 and the EU Commission Delegated Regulation 2016/161...
Features
This article examines patient preferences in one facet of clinical research: the experience related to the use of investigational medicinal products (IMPs). As patients have become more involved and informed in their healthcare choices, the “voice of the patient” has been increasingly incorporated...
Features
Biopharmaceutical supply chains are undergoing dramatic changes that will affect the design and operation of the facilities of the future. Predominant among these is the shift away from primary care to specialty products and personalized medicine, and from large-scale production of low-value small...
Technical
India is a worldwide leader in drug manufacturing, producing 10% of global pharmaceuticals, with 2016–2017 exports valued at $16.4 billion. 1 Indian generic manufacturers generate 20% of all global exports and more than 80% of antiretroviral drugs in the developing world. 7 India's pharmaceutical...
Technical
Much has been published on advantages of predictive maintenance, yet many do not realize that it is a tool to help achieve their facility's goals and objectives. If you need to convince management of the need for PredM, this article contains information that you can use as an "elevator speech."
Insights
Michael Schmitz is Vice President, Planning and Logistics, of Vetter Pharma- Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG. In this position he is focused on logistics operations, production resources, OEE measures and customer service levels,...
Insights
The global nature of the supply chain has meant that pharmaceutical manufacturers have to adhere to a hodgepodge of regulations in the diverse regions in which they operate. Efforts to harmonize standards and inspection procedures between countries...