Life Sciences

Build a healthier end-to-end supply chain.

A prescription for supply chain success

From getting the right products into the hands of patients, to keeping up with changing regulations, life sciences supply chains are complex—with very high stakes. That makes end-to-end coordination and orchestration vital, from innovation phase to the patient delivery. Discover how collapsing silos and leveraging attribute-based planning, expiry planning, inventory pooling, and optimized order flow management can help you achieve the best patient and business outcomes.

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Your supply chain, simplified

From getting the right products into the hands of patients when they need them to keeping up with regulations, life sciences supply chains are about as complex as they come. That makes end to end coordination and orchestration vital. Discover how to collapse planning and execution silos in the life sciences industry, so you can deliver on every customer commitment and realize great business outcomes.

Unleash your supply chain’s full potential

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Minimize risk with E2E transparency

Ensure doctors get the critical products they need when they need them with scenario planning and automated and optimized order planning and execution. Get the transparency and collaboration you need across your network with true enterprise-wide supply chain orchestration.

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Eliminate waste

Respect region and customer specific sell-by dates while balancing long supply lead times and shifting demand with expiry planning. As orders come in, make the best, most cost-effective use of your network inventory with demand-driven, dynamic order allocation for just-in-time deliveries.

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Maximize resources to improve service

Meet all customer commitments by modeling shared materials capacities and planning parameters to determine co-and-by-products. Schedule and collaborate across plants to ensure maximum efficiency, while controlling constraints. Seamlessly add new distribution channels, sales channels, and logistics partners and dynamically partner according to each order’s requirements and service levels.

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Navigate regulations

Incorporate process and equipment constraints globally with attribute-based planning. Account for local regulations with inventory pooling via batch-based supply allocation. Gain visibility over every touch point and transaction during execution to ensure compliance.

We’ve got your industry covered

From innovative medicines and treatments and life-altering devices, to individualized medicine and the contract organizations that keep production moving, Kinaxis is proud to serve the life sciences industry and sub-verticals.

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Med Tech & Device

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Cell and Gene Therapy

Discover how you can connect your entire network of data, processes, and people, to continuously plan, monitor, and respond to the unique challenges and opportunities within your life sciences supply chain.

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Less firefighting, more planning

When pharmaceutical company Merck increased its ability to see across its supply chain, employees were empowered to do more analysis and forecasting.

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One platform. Endless concurrent planning possibilities.

Advanced planning in 12 weeks.

Get the critical capabilities you need across control tower, operational planning, supply planning, demand planning and inventory management, all operating concurrently on our industry-leading Kinaxis Maestro (formerly known as RapidResponse®) platform.

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Sales and operations planning/integrated business planning in minutes instead of days (or weeks)

Set financial targets. Measure progress. Identify gaps between supply and demand. And re-balance plans so you can maximize opportunities, minimize risk and keep your business profitable in today’s volatile environment.

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Supply Planning Dashboard

Supply and demand alignment in half the time

Complete, continuous visibility into whether demand plans can support material and capacity constraints and the agility to execute on those plans all the way down to the shop floor.

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Demand Planning Scoreboard

Respond to forecast changes in record time.

Stop guessing. Start planning. Create realistic consensus-based plans and proactively monitor and improve forecasts and order status. So you can maximize revenue, minimize costs and keep your customers happy.

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Inventory Manager Dashboard

Cut inventory and reduce stockouts.

Develop targeted inventory improvement solutions. Simulate changes to inventory policies. And understand and balance trade-offs between on-time delivery, revenue risk and inventory. So you can drive service levels up and costs down.

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Command & Control Center

Take control of your supply chain in seconds.

Take control over what’s happening across your supply chain – from strategy through operations – with a real-time view of your entire ecosystem. Break down functional silos. Collaborate across company boundaries. And gain insights into risks and opportunities.

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Trusted by life sciences customers

These life sciences companies changed their approach to supply chain planning with Maestro.

The supply chain treatment plan for your team’s needs

From managing supply and changing regulations throughout the clinical phase to ensuring you can meet customer demand and reliably getting that product to its end destination on time, Kinaxis will empower you to best serve patients and meet your goals throughout the end-to-end supply chain.

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