LOGISTICS IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
November 2nd, 2021 by

Pharma logistics is one of the foremost important stages of the operations for any pharmaceutical business because the activities are highly time sensitive. It’s very critical for providing the proper medicine to the correct patient at the correct time, place and dosage and most significantly at the proper price.

Since business is very competitive today, success largely depends upon the efficiency of supply chain. Supply chain is extremely critical because it maintains the complex network relationship between the organizations (drug manufacturers), trading partners to source raw materials, delivery products, retailers and hospitals.

Today the role of Logistics in Pharmaceutical industry has taken a vital role. Covid has taken the control of human life. To win this situation Logistics plays a key role in each one of our lives. The faster the medicines and vaccines are transported the lesser the threat for life due to Covid. This situation is not just applicable in present scenario but in any circumstances of medical field.

The important considerations for pharma SCM are:

  • Protection from contamination, etc.
  • Managing perishable products
  • Maintaining temperature control
  • Exceptionally long cycle times
  • Maintaining Inventory
  • Specialized packaging
  • Data loggers for temperature control
  • To maintain delivery schedules and meet deadlines

Logistics is considered as an important part of the pharmaceutical industry since the activities are highly time sensitive. Additionally, pharma products need temperature-controlled storage and distribution

Thus, logistics and SCM are expected to play a significant role in Indian pharma industry and could contribute towards the enhancement of productivity as well as growth of the industry.


OUTBOUND LOGISTICS
November 2nd, 2021 by

Outbound logistics is that the shipping out of finished products to customers from a warehouse or distribution centre. It consists of the order fulfilment process including picking, packing, shipping, and delivery of a package.


Retailers hold their suppliers to very stringent product delivery standards. Thus, outbound logistics performance represents a serious think about a retailer’s decision whether or to not stock a supplier’s products, and thus, also represents a crucial determinant of a supplier’s supply chain and business success.


Outbound Logistics – include all the activities required to gather, store, and distribute the output. Marketing and Sales – activities inform buyers about products and services, induce buyers to get them and facilitate their purchase.


The following are the ways to improve outbound Logistics:

  1. Use Different Modes of Transportation
    2. Explore Opportunities to Consolidate Shipments.
    3. Automate Your Logistics
    4. Supply Chain Visibility
    5. Timely Planning & Scheduling
    6. Consider Warehousing Services


The Ways to improve Outbound Logistics are as follows:

  1. Keep customer updated throughout the product journey.
    2. Consistent honesty relieves customer stress.
    3. Transparency builds trust and improves business relations.
    4. Pay attention to key milestones in the delivery process.

TYPES OF WAREHOUSES FOR ECOMMERCE
November 2nd, 2021 by

For online businesses, eCommerce warehousing is not just a storage space but also an integral part of order fulfillment. Having the right eCommerce warehouse can be the key to making or breaking your success as an online business. Therefore, choosing the right one for your business is crucial. 

There are mainly 8 types of Warehouses for Ecommerce industry:

  1. Public Warehouses-As the name suggests these types of warehouses are owned by governmental bodies but are made available to the private sector.
  2. Private Warehouses-These are privately owned by the wholesalers, manufacturers or distributors.
  3. Bonded Warehouse– Bonded warehouse is a dedicated portion of a facility where imported goods are stored before the customs duties or taxes are being paid.
  4. Smart Warehouses-


Placement Partners



more_vert