Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Solutions

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Improve Supply Chain Visibility, Agility and Resilience With Traceability

Pharmaceutical companies are facing increased challenges presented by strict regulations, costly recalls, counterfeiting and product protection across the supply chain. Meanwhile, managing the pharmaceutical supply chain is complex with greater demands for business innovation, security, reducing costs and improving customer satisfaction.

Zebra provides the hardware, software, supplies and services to deliver pharmaceutical track and trace solutions specifically designed to help overcome these challenges and drive productivity. Recognized by Gartner, Inc.’s 2021 Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global*, Zebra empowers pharmaceutical companies to see more and know more, for better informed decision making. With Zebra’s end-to-end pharmaceutical track and trace solutions, you gain exceptional data capture, predictive analytics and software platforms that unite processes for smarter operations.

*Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant Indoor Location Services, Global," Tim Zimmerman, Annette Zimmermann, 18 February 2021.

  • Optimize Supply Chain Operations

    Zebra mobile computers, scanners, printers, supplies, RFID, Bluetooth®, locationing, machine vision and fixed scanner solutions can optimise pharmaceutical traceability across the supply chain—from raw materials to the plant floor to the patient. Leveraging Zebra MotionWorks Enterprise, pharmaceutical companies can translate a massive proliferation of near real-time data from multiple sources into actionable intelligence that fosters the agility to adjust to market conditions.

  • Meet Regulations More Efficiently

    Zebra’s pharmaceutical track and trace solutions make it easier to meet regulatory requirements, protect product effectiveness and help ensure patient safety. Plus, Zebra’s Bluetooth wireless temperature sensors provide the mobile connectivity and data sharing capabilities needed to monitor temperature-sensitive products and generate alerts regarding temperature excursions throughout the cold-chain.

  • Earn Consumer and Patient Trust

    With more than 50 years of industry leadership in track and trace technology, Zebra solutions help enhance customer satisfaction by enabling the capabilities to improve production, lower manufacturing and shipping costs, combat pharmaceutical counterfeiting and streamline delivery. Zebra’s track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical supply chain can enrich customer experiences to give your business a performance edge against the competition.

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Make sure correct packages have correct parts, every time, with Zebra’s Machine Vision solutions. Make manual checks and slow record keeping things of the past and ensure final details are in place, like checking label integrity, all on one software platform. With total visibility into packages and products, you can protect quality at every touchpoint, even as goods are on their way out the door to customers. And with industrial machine vision that’s flexible, you can right-size and customise your solution to meet your plant’s needs—so you have everything you need at your fingertips.

Automate and elevate track and trace capabilities. Zebra’s fixed industrial scanners read barcodes—helping to avoid human errors and meet the increasing quality demands of global commerce—and create a digital record of inventory that can be used for shipping manifests and locating goods. Mountable on forklifts, conveyors or overhead for faster manual loading, this foundational capability can help streamline workflows, increase quality and save time in every area of your plant.

Get the visibility needed during assembly to ensure products and processes comply with necessary quality and regulatory standards. Accurate tracking and tracing assembly and component data helps to certify that finished goods meet specifications, while ensuring consumer safety and brand equity

Avoid inbound processing delays that result in costly bottlenecks in production. Process raw materials or components the moment they arrive at the plant to check for accuracy, quality and adherence to service level agreements.

Actively manage human-to-machine interfaces on the manufacturing line to ensure efficient operations. Enable effective communication between plant floor managers in the control room and workers across the expansive and noisy plant floor environment.

Automate the line side replenishment process to keep exactly the right amount of material on hand to prevent production line delays or shutdowns. Keep the production line running smoothly and reduce inventory costs by lowering overstocks.

Visibility into plant floor machinery enables the migration from reactive to proactive maintenance. Ensure a smooth production process without maintenance interruptions, machine delays or breakdowns.

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The Future of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Resiliency

The pharmaceutical supply chain is changing fast. See how you can future-proof your business with technologies that enable transparency and drive business resiliency.

Optimize Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Traceability

Digitize your pharmaceutical supply chain for improved visibility, agility and resilience. Zebra’s track and trace solutions offer the unrivalled visibility needed to create the transparency patients demand.