LogiMed US 2018

March 06-March 08, 2018

Westin Buckhead Atlanta, GA


Whitepapers and Reports

LogiMed 2018 Attendee List

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Mastering Supply Chain Management In An Evolving Life Sciences Landscape

Supply chain leaders in the life sciences industry face a lot of unique challenges. On top of operating in a patient-centric business environment, they also have to deal with increased pricing pressures and added legislative scrutiny. As a result, many are looking to accelerate processing times, reduce errors and complexity, and enhance visibility — order processing automation being a proven solution to accomplish these critical supply chain objectives.

Learn about:

  • Challenges to address
  • Advantages of automation
  • Real results from life sciences companies

You will also explore how order processing automation works.

Applied Pressure: The Strains on an Ailing Medical Device Supply Chain

Our active and actively aging population is the dichotomy fueling significant growth for implantable medical devices. Innovations focused on mobility, engagement and quality of life are directly targeting this growing population. The implantable medical device industry is poised to capitalize on these unique needs, while simultaneously meeting unprecedented cost pressures. It is time for manufacturers to seek expertise in inventory management and logistics for greater visibility, control and profitability.

Structuring the Supply Chain for Growth

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Widespread disruptive change in the healthcare industry is forcing medical products manufacturers to take a fresh, critical look at how their supply chain networks must respond to cost pressures and shifting patterns of supply and demand. In fact, leading manufacturers are beginning to discover that network design is increasingly strategic in today’s healthcare environment. In this paper, Sedlak explores the overarching trends that are upending the healthcare supply chain; why a formal network design capability is becoming essential to medical products manufacturers’ competitiveness and growth; and how manufacturers can develop such a strategic capability to position themselves for success.

Supply Chain Success in the Healthcare Industry

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Only 36 percent of supply chain executives say they have adequate supply chain plans, strategies, and contingency plans, according to the seventh annual UPS Pain in the Chain healthcare logistics survey. Across the industry, there is work to be done and immense benefit to be gained from a tailored supply chain strategy. Learn the nine stages of planning for supply chain success in this white paper authored by J. Paul Dittmann, Ph.D., Executive Director, Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee incorporating findings from UPS’ annual Pain in the Chain survey.

Eighth UPS Pain in the Chain Survey

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UPS has been surveying the healthcare and life sciences industry about supply chain issues since 2008.They started with a simple intention: understanding our customers’ needs so they could serve them better. Over the years, the survey has become a popular barometer of supply chain issues for the healthcare industry.The eighth UPS Pain in the Chain survey was conducted by TNS between April and June 2015.