“Trends and Issues of Logistics Management in Healthcare Industry – An Indian Scenario”.

Shetty, Adithya D (2015) “Trends and Issues of Logistics Management in Healthcare Industry – An Indian Scenario”. International Journal of Science Research and Technology, 1 (1). pp. 30-37. ISSN 2379-3686

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Abstract

India is a place for development, it is providing space for all the new technologies and business models which is creating a new revolution all time every time. Healthcare logistics is a facility that enables the right medicines to be delivered to people who need it most. It offers a web of services and supply options that completes the functions of procurement of materials, conversion of these materials into intermediate and finished products, and the distribution of these finished products to the end customers. Healthcare logistics is about to hit the top growth heights in next decade because of its rapid advancements in technology and strategically planning. Meantime it is also observed that the healthcare industry is undergoing major changes in all areas, from R&D practices to how products are stored and distributed to the manufacturer; wholesaler relationship, how hospitals and chain pharmacies acquiring the pharmaceuticals on time. The outcomes of logistics decisions in the healthcare industry influences performance in several ways. The challenges encountered by logistics management in healthcare industry in India is growing at a rapid speed, giving an equal competition with the actual growth of the industry. This paper focuses on the challenges and opportunities in healthcare and logistics management in India. The challenges faced by healthcare industries in India which comprises of quality of the product, transportation and outsourcing and at the same time the opportunities been presented to this industry are globalization, smart communication and better customer experience

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Healthcare Logistics, Outsourcing, Qualitative Products & Services
Subjects: Departments at MU > Commerce
Depositing User: MIM User
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 14:13
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 10:35
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144719

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