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Digital transformation in the life sciences supply chain show me the data

Bill DuBois
Kinaxis

The life sciences supply chain starts with a miracle

Is there a more challenging industry than life sciences? In a recent Forbes interview on why it’s so hard to bring tech into pharma, Vas Narasimhan, Chief Executive Officer of Novartis AG pointed out that only one in twenty drugs make it out of clinical trials.

One in twenty. A rate that hasn’t increased in over a decade. The only thing that has increased are the costs. Everything we talk about in supply chain starts with discovering that product you can market and sell. For those in consumer-packaged goods, it’s safe to say we’re fairly knowledgeable about our customers and target markets.

Life sciences is much different than bringing a n

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So you have implemented a WMS, now what?

Extend the value of your WMS with a synchronized workforce management program. Most companies achieve far greater results when a WMS is integrated with a workforce management program, including: - Improved warehouse associate productivity - Increased utilization of warehouse labor - Identification of non-produc  >>


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19
Aug
2019
ProcureCon Pharma US 2019

America's End-to-End Pharma Procurement Event The Leading Event in the US for Senior Pharma Procurement Executives and their Teams   The Only Procurement Event You Need  Transform your teams, processes and tools to become more digital, increase more automation and to drive business  ...

Philadelphia, PA  
 
19
Aug
2019
eTail East 2019

The eCommerce & Omnichannel Conference Transforming Retail. Together. Born in 1999, eTail is where the top minds at America's most successful retailers meet and learn. With the most disruptive eCommerce content and a focus on technology, eTail is designed to help you optimize the profits from your bu ...

The Sheraton, Boston  
 
 4 
Sep
2019
eTail Connect Autumn 2019

Where The Future Of Online Retail Is Defined   What is eTail Connect? Exclusivity It’s a one-stop shop for senior level executives from top UK retailers and brands. It’s an interactive meeting designed to connect you with innovative leaders in your industry to share challenges, find  ...

Sopwell House, St. Albans  
 
 9 
Sep
2019
Digital Transformation Connect 2019

Invite-Only Forum for Senior-Level and C-Suite B2B Executives Connect with senior-level digital executives in manufacturing and distribution to benchmark, share ideas, find business solutions and build lasting relationships.     Evaluate Innovative Solutions Engage in 1:1 consultative m ...

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Inventory Control Specialist - Air MI
     
     Phoenix, Arizona  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Warehouse Operator (2nd shift), Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Organic Food VP of Purchasing
     
     Huntington Park  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Vice President, Procurement
     
     Raleigh  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Global Lean (NLS) Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Logistics Return Coordinator - Taicang CLC & CRW
     
     Taicangqiao  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Organic Raw Materials Sourcing Director
     
     North Hollywood  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Color Cosmetics Buyer/Planner
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics Planner
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Transportation Analyst
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Senior Buyer
     
     Santa Monica  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics Fulfillment Manager Inventory Fulfillment
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Buyer
     
     Los Angeles  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistic Fulfillment Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 2 Aug 2019
PMI falls to lowest since September 2009
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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