You’re a group of purchasing agents who have been contracted by Small Molecule, a pharmaceutical distribution
reseller. Small Molecule has identified a gap between purchasing and logistics. They want to compete in an emerging market but because of that gap between purchasing and logistics, they are at a significant disadvantage in the market. The gap is concerning because there may not be enough focus to align purchasing and logistics to execute the launch of a new product that is outsourced.
Apply the Seven Actions a Supply Chain Leader Can Take Today as outlined in Ch. 5 (page 119) to better align purchasing and logistics as a strategic advantage.
Explain each step and how they will make a difference in closing the gap between purchasing and logistics.
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