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Supply Chain Brief: Don't Wait Until Commercialization to Introduce a Life Science Product to S&OP

Published: 08 July 2016

ID: G00311362

Analyst(s): Stephen Meyer


While it may seem logical for life science supply chain leaders to wait until commercialization before introducing a new life science product to the S&OP process, there are more appropriate times earlier in the product life cycle.

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  • Option No. 1: When the Product Becomes Significant to the Supply Planner
  • Option No. 2: Allowing Enough Time to Accumulate Launch Quantities
  • Other Considerations

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