Biopharmaceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, by Robert Handfield

By Robert Handfield

A finished exploration of the big alterations within the biopharmaceutical offer chain that experience happened in past times 10 years, and expected destiny traits, Biopharmaceutical offer Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, platforms and Structural adjustments Ahead documents the explicit affects of those alterations for key gamers within the provide chain.

Based on interviews with execs, the booklet provides an outline of the most important demanding situations and discusses how best biopharmaceutical businesses deal with those demanding situations. It exposes the underlying constructions that help the biopharmaceutical offer chain, focusing particularly on distribution—the element at which brands unencumber a complete product to the time that it really is administered, and the advanced set of channels that exist among those issues. This overarching view of the availability chain offers a big piece of intelligence which may tell enterprise technique for all times sciences brands and vendors and aid them be successful during this industry.

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We believe that in 5–10 years the end user will be more of the customer rather than the wholesaler. ” • “I don’t know how we would be able to bypass wholesalers—we have contracts with chains—but we ship through wholesalers. The current environment is efficient. ” Manufacturers—Explorer Group • A good portion of this group has signed agreements. However, they wish to find other options to improve negotiating power in the future. They do not have a viable structure to explore other options. They have approached PBMs to discuss options and are discovering that PBMs are not open to the idea of shipping direct.

We believe that Medicare will actually increase the level of revenue growth, as more seniors will purchase prescription drugs that are affordable. , retailers) were essentially benefiting from Just-in-Time (JIT) delivery to store locations and not paying for the service. Every other whole industry operates on a performance-­ based fee for service arrangement. Thus, the FFS model is actually moving the industry much more toward an industry norm. In general, Fein (2005) suggests that the current model in BPS is unlike any other industry.

The FFS model was obviously very, very different from the inventory speculation model that previously financed distribution activities. Myth 1: Distributors have been subsidizing providers through cost minus pricing. Fact 1: Wholesalers provide invaluable services to providers that reduce costs in the channel and allow them to stay in business. This myth is largely driven by the impression that “cost-­plus” buying is still regularly occurring. It is not. For the most part, profit margins at retailers and wholesalers are going down, not up.

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