The association BSMA Europe has the ambition of bringing the industry to the next level by enhancing collaboration through peers.
Life Sciences Supply chain topics have become more and more important and complex in the recent years. With a growing market, those challenges also turn global.
In 2018, pharma market will be of 1,18 trillion $ among which 307 billion for cold chain products (Pharmaceutical commerce 2014)
Pharma logistics market will be of 75 billion $, 10,3 billion $ for cold chain products among which 2,3 billion $ in Europe only Pharmaceutical commerce, LogiPharma, Princeton 2014
In the future the role of supply chain will evolve. In 2030, 3D printing may also require pharma companies to rethink their supply chain
The complexity of the market is increasing – personalized medicine is an example but we state that the number of SKU’s has increased of 52% of 10 years. We also notice new routes, new destinations, …
Regulatory environment is also more complex. New regulations are coming – IDMP, GDP, IATA CEIV, Serialization impacts.
In this context, Supply chain need to be agile and to foster innovation and creativity. The role of an association is also to promote and enhance those aspects.
By creating an association, we want:
To build a community of high skilled Life Sciences supply chain professionals with management responsibilities who will exchange on topics with clear output and results
To cover a large field of supply chain related topics & challenges. With a good representation of countries and subsectors
Through BSMA Europe, to tackle specific aspects which are linked to the European market while having a global reach (BSMA USA – India, global interactions
To provide participants from peers consulting. Making the sector advance to the next level by collaboration
This association will have many outputs and will bring benefits to many actors
First and this is at the heart of our mission – for the patient – improve supply chain efficiency will bring the industry to the next level. We will enable to save lives by improving the supply chain quality, reducing risks, helping some unprotected populations to have a better access to medicine and mastering all supply chain aspects
It will allow industry leaders to share experience and improve their supply chain but also medium actors or start-ups to benefit from others’ experience.
Improvement of processes (e.g. risk management), use of new equipments, IT systems and procedures
Sharing of information and « watchcenter» – dedicated information available for members
Think thank and anticipation of changes and evolutions: « One voice» and vision