Medical Logistics & Supply Chain Blog

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Medtronic is Partnering with FedEx to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

The worldwide shortage of ventilators is galvanising medical device companies into action to find new and more effective ways of producing these critical machines and getting them, and other medical equipment, to where they are most needed. By making its designs public and engaging in intelligent logistics partnerships, Medtronic is doing its bit for the cause.

Philips Has a Stark Warning About Medical Device Protectionism in the Face of COVID-19

Back in March, US president Donald Trump announced that he was putting the US Defence Production Act into action to expedite and expand the flow of resources from US factories. However, experts at Philips have given stark warnings that such a move could fuel a protectionist mind-set which could cause real harm to the global fight against the pandemic.

Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, and Stryker are Funding Relief Efforts, Safeguarding Supply, and Developing COVID-19 Vaccines and Equipment

Worldwide efforts to understand and overcome the 2019 novel coronavirus or COVID-19 involve a broad spectrum of activities and players across the globe. Commercial organisations in the health care sector are playing a part in all of this. In this article, we’ll be looking at the contributions of three of them: Johnson & Johnson, Baxter International Inc., and Stryker Corp.

Here’s How Medtronic and CEVA Logistics Aim to Offer World-class Distribution Services with New Distribution Centre in Holland

Medtronic and CEVA Logistics plan to provide world-class distribution services with a new distribution centre based in Holland. Offering a more effective delivery of healthcare resources and improving the supply chain for the industry.

Here’s How Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Streamlined Intermountain Healthcare’s Supply Chain to Win 2018 Supplier Award

By streamlining Intermountain Healthcare’s supply chain, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies won the 2018 Supplier Award. Find out how the supplier transformed logistical issues to help their client here.

Here’s How Philips Healthcare Is Driving Industry-Wide Progress Towards Circular Economy

Philips Healthcare is revolutionising the medtech supply chain industry through a circular economy. By looking beyond tech to the customer experience of consumers, patients and providers, they are transforming the delivery of healthcare.

Amazon’s Pharma Ventures Face a Roadblock- and Drones Won’t Help This Time

The global medical device market is valued at US $434.4 billion, an annual average growth of 7.1% since 2012 – so it is unlikely that Amazon’s hungry glance will be deflected for long. However, there are some major hurdles to overcome before Amazon can carve out a space for itself in pharma.

Here’s How GE Healthcare is Cutting out the Middle Man with 3D Printing

The innovative tech enables fast and efficient assembly of customized products, significantly reducing the costs of production. In addition, if manufacturers can place 3D printers close to customers, this could potentially remove the need for complex distribution networks, reducing overall logistics costs.

Here’s How Johnson & Johnson Is Harnessing Data and Robotics to Optimise the Supply Chain End-to-End

Pharmaceutical and medical devices giant Johnson & Johnson has gotten off to a flying start in 2018. The company recently reported higher-than-expected sales for Q1, and subsequently boosted its sales outlook for the year to $81 billion to $81.8 billion.

Here’s how Scan4Safety’s Barcode Technology is Streamlining the NHS Supply Chain to save the UK £1 Billion

Six NHS trusts adopted the Scan4Safetey initiative introducing barcodes on medical devices and patient wristbands. Since then, hospitals like Leeds General Infirmary have been reaping the benefits of visibility as patients’ journeys are traceable in near real-time.