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4 Steps to Margin-Rich Wholesale for Healthcare Distribution – You CAN Get There from Here

Healthcare distributors operate within a tightly regulated industry, most recently highlighted by pedigree tracking. Market dynamics ranging from overseas production to generic drugs to service agreements with manufacturers increase the pressure on profit margins. While many healthcare wholesalers have reduced costs by leveraging inventory, transportation and warehousing systems, the recent recession exposed the limitations of these benefits for what they were—subcomponents optimized within the narrow confines of “siloed” thinking. However, executives who are willing to re-think their business model and challenge old assumptions CAN get to a margin-rich future by following four key steps. 

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