Automating Distribution at a Generic Drug Manufacturer2017-05-04T14:24:59+00:00

Project Description

Automating Distribution at a Generic Drug Manufacturer

Customer Profile:

A large manufacturer & distributor of generic pharmaceuticals with global manufacturing & distribution centers.

E-Business Suite (EBS) user with Process Manufacturing

Hundreds of product families & individual product packages

Challenges/Needs:

Existing manual processes unable to keep up with increasing distribution volumes

Industry move towards Track & Trace (ePedigree) not supported by existing distribution processes

Customers’ demands for ASNs with lot and carton-level tracking cumbersome through manual efforts

Solution:

Oracle WMS implemented across 3 business units with different requirements configured for each.

Integration with labeling & manifesting solutions

WMS mobile extension for Rapid packing at receipt and for pack verification at time of shipment

ePedigree support to allow tracking of Carton-level Serialized Shipping Container Codes (SSCC) from suppliers through distributors to end shipment to customers

Impact:

Substantial improvement in overall warehouse productivity through elimination of manual processes

Elimination in Manual processes used for assigning workload & tasks to pickers.

Improvement in transaction accuracy leading to minimal customer complaints

Compliance with Track & Trace mandate for tracking product at a Serialized Shipping Carton Level