New regulations across the globe are coming into effect, requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, and others up and down the chain to build serialization, verification, and traceability into the supply chain. At TraceLink’s NEXUS ’15 conference, we learned a lot about the impact of these new requirements, how companies are responding, and whether there is an ROI beyond compliance.
End-to-end pharmaceutical development and supply chain, including clinical trials, raw materials, APIs, contract manufacturers, brands, distribution, retail, regulations, marketing, etc.
Supply Chain Risk Now?
The supply chain business community now includes Risk Management as a business priority and cites it as a key area in need of improvement. Are solution providers ready?
Looking Forward to 2015 – RFID Continues Steady Growth
Item level intelligence requirements spur the growth of RFID across sectors such as industrial, manufacturing, retail, transportation, security, healthcare and consumer applications…
Trends in Healthcare / Life Sciences and Their Impact on Electronic Commerce
ACA and HIPAA standards mean big changes in electronic commerce in healthcare.
With healthcare costs soaring, administrative costs comprising a whopping 7% of healthcare expenses, and increased concerns about medical errors and counterfeiting, to name a few challenges, various government agencies in the US are taking legislative action.
This report addresses the most recent changes impacting those who trade in the US market–across the whole value chain–and the impact the Affordable Care Act and other recent legislation will have on the deployment of standard electronic commerce communications.
RFID in Pharmaceuticals
The discussion has moved from if to how for many major pharmaceutical manufacturers. The barriers to adoption are down and the benefits are up. So you may have a good reason to look at solutions now.
How the Pharmaceutical Industry Has Dramatically Reduced Thefts
The theft of pharmaceuticals has gone down dramatically in the past few years. Learn how they made such strides.
Carton-level Temperature Tracking for Cold Chain Pharmaceuticals – Why Now?
A look at the key role that carton-level RFID temperature tagging can have within today’s pharmaceutical cold chains.
Smart and Serialized
Architecting Serialization and Cold Chains for Food and Pharma.
Radically Rethinking Supply Chains in Life Sciences
A Case for Change in Healthcare Supply Chains.
MFT, EDI and other B2B Alphabet Soups
The history and future of EDI and MFT.
The Big Crunch: Price Pressures and Big Changes in Healthcare and Life Science Supply Chains – Part Two
A major component of Life Science’s transformation is the move to sell more into emerging markets. These have tremendous challenges around logistics, counterfeits, and (above all) extremely low price point requirements. But these markets are the dominant engines of growth for the next decades and so cannot be ignored.