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How Life Science Companies Can Develop a Successful Logistics Operating Model for Emerging Markets

Published: 21 December 2015

ID: G00294900

Analyst(s): Lisa Callinan

Summary

Life science companies are expanding into emerging markets to sustain competitive advantage. Supply chain leaders must be prepared to develop tailored logistics operating models to win in these unique markets.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Prioritize a Robust Economic Infrastructure and Regulatory Compliance Ahead of Cost as the Basis for Long-Term Sustainable Growth
  • Segment Emerging Markets Into Geographic Clusters and Define a Logistics Operating Model That Is Aligned With the Maturity of Each Cluster
  • Increase the Resilience of the Logistics Operation by Investing in Local Distribution Networks and Local Partnerships With In-Depth Market Understanding and Expertise

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