With localized supply chain operations, a leading global pharmaceutical and health care company determined it needed to regionalize and standardize its commercial supply chain to reduce costs and improve responsiveness. The pharmaceutical company turned to Accenture to help design and implement a new operating model.
Accenture worked with this pharmaceutical company to design and deploy a regional supply chain planning and forecasting hub, a rationalized regional warehouse and transportation capability, and a new trading model. Today, the consolidated network allows this company to improve its markets’ customer service levels, reduce inventory and deliver operational cost savings of approximately 15 percent.
Due to a changing product portfolio and evolving customer requirements, one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and health care companies needed to increase its focus on cost reduction to maintain profitability within the mature European market. It also was seeking to implement a more responsive and nimble supply chain model that would enable the company to take advantage of future regional growth opportunities.
The pharmaceutical company turned to Accenture to help design and implement a new supply chain operating model.