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UPS has deep expertise in healthcare logistics and provides a broad range of services and solutions to manage the entire healthcare supply chain.
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Our dedicated healthcare logistics team is of the highest caliber in the world. For additional information on our services, visit UPS Solutions..
UPS provides global supply chain solutions and expertise to pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical device companies. UPS has approximately 7 million square feet of cGMP- or cGDP-compliant healthcare distribution space. UPS also maintains one of the world’s largest networks of field stocking locations with approximately 950 sites.
For parcels requiring strict temperature environments, from CRT to cryogenic, and those requiring around-the-clock monitoring, UPS has solutions such as UPS Temperature True™ and UPS Proactive Response™ services. UPS is committed to expanding its healthcare capabilities including recent acquisitions of Marken, CEMELOG and Poltraf, to meet the complex and evolving supply chain needs of the healthcare and life science sectors. Visit ups.com/healthcare.
Eighth UPS Pain in the Chain Survey - Survey Snapshot
2015 UPS Pain in the Chain charts and insights
Perhaps this white paper caught your eye because your healthcare supply chain strategy is not generating the results you expect. Or perhaps your supply chain fails to deliver products on time consistently or is flat-out too costly. Whatever the reason, research suggests about two-thirds of healthcare logistics executives know their supply chain strategies are not equal to the dynamic demands of the healthcare industry.
2014 UPS Pain in the Supply Chain Executive Summary - North America
2014 UPS Pain in the Supply Chain Executive Summary - Asia Pacific
2014 UPS Pain in the Supply Chain Executive Summary - Latin America
2014 UPS Pain in the Supply Chain Executive Summary - Western Europe
A step-by-step approach to utilizing state-of-the-art proactive monitoring to lower the total overall cost and risk of shipping cold-chain products.
It has been said that ‘demographics are destiny,’ and this is certainly true of the global growth of the middle class. Newly empowered consumers around the world are creating dynamic and expanding new markets for products that promise to sustain and improve the quality of their lives. International trade has become particularly important for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers because 57 percent of demand is now found outside of North America. Foreign markets are also manifesting the fastest growth. Yet less than one percent of U.S. healthcare companies export. What factors hinder pharmaceutical and medical device organizations from participating in the large and growing global marketplace? Many companies cite two primary concerns as the impediment to taking their businesses beyond a solely domestic focus.
How designing cold-chain packaging and shipping solutions within a unified framework of knowledge, design and information flow can provide a practical way to lower supply chain costs and improve customer service and patient healthcare outcomes.
UPS has deep expertise in the healthcare industry and provides a broad range of services and solutions to manage the entire healthcare supply chain. From small- to mid-sized businesses to large, global pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, UPS helps healthcare companies speed products to market; facilitate new product introductions; meet time-critical customer needs; ensure regulatory compliance; reduce inventory management costs; streamline ordering and billing processes; and maximize supply chain visibility.
With more temperature-sensitive healthcare products entering the market and major growth forecasted, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are turning to UPS for temperature-sensitive storage, distribution and transportation services.
Detroit’s Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and her team discovered a problem in 2009. Due to a massive backlog, more than 11,000 untested sexual assault kits (SAK) sat in a police storage unit — some for decades.
Endo Pharmaceuticals was formed by three executives in 1997. With a portfolio of highly regarded products, such as Percocet® tablets, Endo's vision was to become the premier pharmaceutical company focused on pain management. To ensure success, Endo's founders knew that they had to marry their business plan to their supply chain.
What are the keys to staying ahead of the game in the field of clinical lab testing? Partnership, visibility, technology and, most importantly, service.
Just like humans, our animal companions are living longer thanks to medical advances – and more frequently treated for diseases associated with old age.
This trend means the animal pharmaceutical business is expanding at a record rate, and Roadrunner Pharmacy – the nation’s leading supplier of compounded pet medication – works with veterinarians to deliver the medications pets need.
Let expert supply chain management lower your inbound shipping costs.
These are difficult times for hospital managers. Rising costs, falling reimbursement rates and diminishing margins are making it more difficult than ever to deliver the highest level of patient care.
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