It is always interesting to know our client’s activity. Satelix has decided to present to you each quarter a sector of activity in which our Satelix Logistics solution is implemented. To begin, we will focus on the pharmaceutical industries.
WHAT ARE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY?
In a few words, the pharmaceutical industry is an economic sector that brings together research, manufacturing and marketing activities for medicines, humans or veterinary medicine. Pharmaceutical laboratories and biotechnology companies carry out this activity.
A HISTORY OF PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
The pharmaceutical industry began to develop from the 1950s, following a better understanding of the human body, in particular with the researches about DNA.
During Antiquity, the pharmaceutical field was exclusively a matter of botany. The development of the pharmaceutical industry experienced a major turning point thanks to chemistry, with the introduction of chemical molecules.
From the 19th century, pharmacists pooled their production with the creation of cooperatives. In the middle of the 19th century, we witnessed a real mass production of medicines. Finally, it was in the second half of the 20th century that big pharmaceutical companies has begun to develop.
WHAT PLACE DO THESE INDUSTRIES HAVE NOWADAYS?
These pharmaceutical industries have been all around the news for two years, in particular with the Covid-19 vaccine and the various medications that have been treating winter illness for several months, as well as daily medications.
Sanofi, a French group, is in the 8th position of the pharmaceutical industries world ranking, which includes nearly 300 companies.
SATELIX LOGISTICS’ PLACE IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Today, the major challenge for the pharmaceutical industry is the traceability through the management of batch numbers. Satelix knows how to manage this particularity and supports SMEs to maintain the quality of traceability.
Satelix is implemented in warehouses of small and medium-sized industries. Our Satelix Logistics solution was designed to optimize the flow of goods, stock management and inventory tracking for these companies. Thanks to its team, Satelix supports companies with their logistics service. It can also help them for the commercial part with its Satelix Sales Force solution.
Satelix has already implemented its solutions in different companies such as Aredis, L’Autre Pharmacie, Arauco, Crinex…
By discovering these sectors of activity, Satelix will learn to know its customers better. Thanks to this, Satelix will be able to continue to support them and to find adapted solution for their logistics issues and therefore their company’s profitability.