Building on the Strategic Framework published in 2021, this new document explains how it should be used. It includes a maturity/capability model to help companies identify how to develop so they can increase their maturity/capability level for any of the five strategic objectives. It is based on shared ‘real-world evidence’ from members who have contributed to how they achieve the level they are at with the people (organizations), systems (technologies) and process (operating procedures) they have invested in.
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This guide from the Supply Chain Mapping workstream can be tailored to the needs of both suppliers and manufacturers and helps them map and master supply chain risk. The guide details reasons why companies should adopt the approach, an implementation model, a standardized questionnaire to collate and manage basic supplier data and a maturity model against which a company can assess its own level of supply chain mapping and understanding.
Raw material variability and control in the supply chain are important matters for the biopharmaceutical industry. The industry is still working to align the supply performance with biopharma’s needs. More still needs to be done to understand, monitor and control of raw materials. Patient well-being is best assured by reducing or eliminating variability of the finished drug product, and this can be achieved, in part by targeted reduction and/or elimination of variation in raw materials. This paper identifies ten areas of practice endorsed by leading global biopharmaceutical manufacturers to start to address and reduce raw material variation through our supply chains.