Majority of pharmaceutical companies are persisting with decade old processes and routines. They have transactional relationships with suppliers, lack of concerted efforts to progress ahead, and no vision to reap productivity rewards. The reasons for continuing with these traditional practices include tax regimes, regulatory hurdles, and stable revenues from customers dependent on existing industry offerings. […]
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Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Reinvention
Value Grid Analysis
A traditional Value Chain involves a linear sequence of activities—from conversion of raw materials into components which are assembled into products. The products are then distributed, marketed, sold, and serviced. Management plans and execute strategies and operations based on this sequence. This set of activities worked well for organizations in the past. However, this linear […]
[Video] Why Does Lean Fail in an Organization?
This is a compelling video of an hour long lecture conducted by Charles Intrieri. Charles is a very senior subject matter expert on Lean, Supply Chain/Logistics/Distribution, and Manufacturing, with several decades worth of experience under his belt working with several blue chip organizations. His lecture is titled “Why Lean Fails.” You can also download the actual […]