Life sciences

Set your supply chain on the course to excellent health.

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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 silos in the life sciences industry, so you can deliver on every customer commitment and realize great business outcomes.

What makes our technology right for you?

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Scenario-based planning

Scenario-based planning that lets you account for tenders, trade promotions and new product introductions in ways legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems don’t.
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Product expiry monitoring

Product expiry monitoring that includes country - and affiliate - specific criteria for allowable shelf life, with automated alerts so you can take action before inventory is no longer usable.
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Attribute-based planning

Attribute-based planning that lets you capture all the planning rules, regulations and FDA requirements across your global network.
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Lot-for-lot management

Lot-for-lot management across all levels of your supply chain by planning work orders across one or many bulk locations.

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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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Trusted by life sciences customers

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

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One platform. Endless planning possibilities.

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 and demand alignment in half the time

Complete, continuous visibility into whether demand plans can support material and capacity constraints like lead times or single-sourced components. So you can seamlessly align supply with demand.

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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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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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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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RapidResponse to eliminate silos

Eliminate silos and strengthen collaboration with the real-time planning and analysis capabilities of RapidResponse.

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End-to-end supply chain visibility with Merck

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Contact Kinaxis today to see the possibilities

The world’s best companies use RapidResponse to manage supply chain volatility.

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