Gartner Research

2016 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Life Sciences

Published: 08 August 2016

ID: G00307822

Analyst(s): Lisa Callinan, Stephen Meyer , Andrew Stevens

Summary

The life science industry doubled its presence in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2016. GSK joined perennial member Johnson & Johnson in the annual ranking of global supply chain leaders. Life science CSCOs should use this research to learn the characteristics of leading industry supply chains.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • A Change to Our Scoring Methodology
  • An Addition to Our Industry
  • The Top 10 Life Science Companies
  • Key Capabilities of Leading Life Science Supply Chains
    • New Product Development and Introduction
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Long-Range Planning
    • Patient-Savvy Supply Chains
    • The Role of Inventory
    • Combat Complexity Through Collaboration
    • The Role of Digital in Healthcare
    • Talent to Drive Excellence and Innovation
  • Highlights From the Top-Ranked Life Science Supply Chains
    • No. 1 — Johnson & Johnson (No. 21 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 2 — GlaxoSmithKline (No. 23 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 3 — Amgen (No. 36 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 4 — Bayer (No. 43 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 5 — AbbVie (No. 46 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 6 — Novartis (No. 48 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 7 — Pfizer (No. 54 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 8 — AstraZeneca (No. 57 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 9 — Abbott (No. 60 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 10 — Cardinal Health (No. 99 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • Honorable Mention
  • Summary

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