Companies are reducing wastage and associated losses within clinical trial supply, according to a recent Pharma Logistics IQ report. Key trouble areas include: comparator sourcing, planning and forecasting, packaging and labelling, new EU regulation, and temperature-controlled logistics.
Managing transportation has become increasingly challenging as customers grow more demanding and the driver shortage constrains capacity. Consider these three innovations, which can deliver short-term return on investment:
Achieving end-to-end real-time visibility across the supply chain can’t be an aspirational goal any more, it’s becoming a requirement to stay competitive and deliver the level of service customers want today.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized the Safe Quality Food (SQF) rule as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2016. Even though SQF compliance isn’t federally mandated, the repercussions of failure to comply can be felt throughout the supply chain.
Today, shippers need to employ innovative solutions year-round, both digitally and with a physical presence in the supply chain.
Cloud technologies support innovative supply chain solutions that deliver the right goods to the right place at the right time—as quickly and cost effectively as possible. Here’s why supply chain managers should look to the cloud now.
Artificial intelligence (AI) use is accelerating as more businesses look to make the digital transformation leap. Here are three areas in global logistics where AI will be the most impactful.
The clarion call to digitize the supply chain is louder than ever before. In order to meet consumer demands and gain competitive advantage, shippers are retooling their supply chains to be more agile, efficient, and transparent. But where do you start? What steps can you take today?