Trends in Supply Chain Management in the Colombian pharmaceutical sector
Sergio Hernández and
Luz Elena Orozco
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Sergio Hernández: School of Management, Universidad de Los Andes
Luz Elena Orozco: School of Management, Universidad de Los Andes
No 15, Galeras. Working Papers Series from Universidad de Los Andes. Facultad de Administración. School of Management
The main hypothesis of this study is that Colombian companies in the pharmaceutical sector use at least the 50% of processes in the third level of SCOR model. This hypothesis is supported in national regulation requirements for the sector, which emulate international standards. Economic and cultural environments allow a second hypothesis: companies apply less than 75% of best practices suggested by the SCOR model. Four sub-sectors were studied: veterinary, medicinal plants, medicines and vitamins. These sectors represent approximately 90% of the pharmaceutical sector, and their study repesents a first approach in learning about trends in the complete sector.
Keywords: supply chain management; pharmaceutical; best practices; Colombia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 20 pages
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