Material Forecasting

Material Forecasting

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SupplyWise™ is an innovative system used by Almac’s Supply Chain Managers to proactively manage the supply chain.  Our comprehensive solution includes a forecasting tool that calculates clinical supply demand over time, Material Resource Planning (MRP) technology to drive production and capacity planning and real-time inventory and patient enrolment data provided through the Interactive Response Technology (IRT) that enables optimization of production and distribution strategies for more efficient clinical supply management.

Key Features and Benefits:

Our solution of incorporating the clinical forecast, patient enrollment and medication assignment event data with the MRP technology, updating with real-time patient data is unique within the clinical supplies industry. This provides a comprehensive, end-to-end view of the supply chain.

Designed by Almac based upon 25 years clinical trial experience. The system supports planning for a range of complex study designs. Multiple scenarios can be generated for comparison.

Can be used to generate standalone forecasts for long range planning, or be fully integrated with MRP and IRT systems.

The user can decide how data is displayed on the reports.  Detail and summary level reports are exportable. The reports are easy to understand, and provide real-time data for decision making. Graphical reports provide relevant information for the Clinical team, and are used to illustrate the impact of adding a country or accelerated enrollment.

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