Thought Leadership

How Specialty Distributors Support Patients with Rare Diseases


The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that more than 30 million people living in the U.S. are affected by over 7,000 rare diseases. Many of these rare diseases do not have a known...

Building Your Quality Management System From the Ground Up


Your success as a pharmaceutical company heavily relies on the implementation of a quality management system. With ever-changing FDA regulations and technological advancements, the demand for solid infrastructure with quality in mind is increasing. Truthfully, the...

Is Your Organization Prepared for the Upcoming FDA Licensing Changes?


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the proposed rule, which aims to create a uniform national licensing standard for wholesale distributors and third-party logistics providers (3PLs). Historically, states have set their own standards...

How Distributors Can Help Address Challenges in Access to Specialty Drugs


There are a variety of challenges that patients may face when accessing medication. In fact, a 2019 study on medication access identified 17 distinct barriers that patients must overcome, including costs, transportation, and geographical characteristics that...

Three Technologies Impacting Pharmaceutical Third-Party Logistics


With all the challenges facing the global supply chain in recent years, including materials and labor shortages, it comes as no surprise that third-party logistics (3PL) providers are looking to utilize cutting edge technologies to create...

Is a Limited Distribution Network Right for You?


Over the past 5 years, the FDA has approved an average of 51 novel drugs annually. As a manufacturer prepares to bring any new drug to market, there are several important decisions to be made along...

Overcoming the Challenges of Maintaining Sales Momentum in the Healthcare Industry


Sales might seem like a straightforward line of work – you find customers, pitch your product or service and close the deal. However, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a sales professional that has never experienced a...

The Realities of Medical Supply Chain in 2022: Why We Have to be Resilient Now


To most people, the medical supply chain probably doesn’t seem overly complicated. If they ever take the time to think about it, they likely come up with four general categories which are involved in the process:...

Is It Time to Hire a 3PL Provider? Here’s How You Know.


Third party logistics providers (3PLs) store, handle, and deliver products for their partners, providing the manufacturers more time to focus on their area of expertise. As a pure logistics company, they can often negotiate better delivery...

Quality & Regulatory Isn’t Important Until It Is: What Healthcare Companies Should Consider Now


For years, companies across industries have struggled to identify who exactly is responsible for quality assurance and regulatory affairs – and manufacturers within the pharmaceutical space are no different. While some organizations note that everyone on...