Supply Chain Leader—Pharmaceutical
If vaccines arrive degraded, there’s often not another batch available. As a Supply Chain Leader overseeing the distribution of critical medicines and vaccines, encountering potential delivery delays within your own supply chain can impact whether or not patients receive life-saving drugs or vaccines. You face the dual challenge of ensuring on-time delivery, but also preserving the integrity of the drugs delivered.
25% of vaccines reach their destination degraded because of incorrect shipping. When it comes to life-saving medications and vaccines, supply chain disruptions are more than just an inconvenience. Pharmaceutical companies have to see disruptions coming, and plan for them accordingly, while maintaining their efficacy and integrity.1
1 International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Steady availability of critical medications and vaccines spans a complex, global pharmaceutical supply chain. IBM supply chain technology solutions can help provide organizations with the visibility and trust that are crucial to ensuring patients get the medications they need when they need them—even when disruptions threaten their availability.Talk to an expert
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