Health Care Whitepapers

Value Creation ...

Conditions in the medical device marketplace are causing medical device companies to take a close look at the value of supply chain outsourcing. Cost is a key reason for their interest, but their quality, service and partnership standards are also very high.  Ongoing value creation for device companies must align with business goals in delivering growth, total network cost reduction, service excellence, flexibility and visibility. Click here to read whitepaper.


Forward Deployment Operations for Surgical Kits

Challenges with managing consigned inventories and surgical kits for hospitals are driving device companies to develop innovative models for product fulfillment, replenishment and service. A common goal of these new models is to move these customer critical functions closer to the customer. DSC's Forward Deployment Solution leverages forward locations to establish a strategic platform for growth and service, while reducing inventory levels, carrying costs, and transportation costs. Click here to read whitepaper.


Supply Chain Reacts ...

The operational value of third party logistics providers to their Life Science customers is well established; 3PLs do much of the heavy lifting in the distribution of products to both retail and specialty channels. But evolving customer strategies are driving increased supply chain complexity in the form of speed to market, network alignment, supply chain segmentation, product lifecycle management, and visibility. Life Science companies look to their 3PLs for answers, innovation and partnership. Click here to read whitepaper.


Health Care Supply Chain ...

In the U.S. health care supply chain, before a medical device or drug can be shipped -- state and county licenses must be secured, FDA Quality Systems regulations must be complied with, and accreditations must be earned. The health care supply chain plays a key role in patient safety by ensuring the integrity of products from the time they are manufactured to the time they are delivered to a health care provider or patient. Click here to read whitepaper.