By Alexander Thomas
As a pharmaceutical product manufacturer, you regularly deal with a lot of processes, phases, and moving parts along the supply chain to get your products to market. The pharmaceutical industry is complex and highly competitive. It has become essential to seek out ways to scale, improve processes, minimize errors, reduce lead times, and keep quality and compliance at the top of the priority list. Responding to these and other related needs, companies commonly implement a manufacturing execution system (MES). Paper-based systems are not sustainable or scalable, so modernizing is how enterprises are staying relevant and competitive.
An MES connects, monitors, and controls your complex manufacturing systems and data flows on the factory floor. The main goal of an MES is to ensure effective execution of your pharma manufacturing operations and improve production output. It does this by providing visibility to data and all activities up and down your supply chain to help you better manage resources and keep work flowing.