This practical guide links the unique business processes of the pharmaceutical industry to specific software capabilities available in process-based ERP solutions. Case study references provide insight into the capabilities needed to manage variability of ingredients and finished products and processes. It also addresses how the right ERP solution can significantly improve product costing, production predictability, and scalability, as well as compliance issues related to Good Manufacturing Processes, traceability, and validation.
Whether your company manufactures over-the-counter products, prescription drugs, or is taking a new product from research and development through clinical trials, this ERP essentials guide will help you choose a solution that is right for your needs. A checklist of specific capabilities is also included for use during the evaluation process.