By Paul Priebe
In the medical device supply industry, supply chain breakdowns in product quality, delivery or availability do more harm then increasing the time and cost of the device procurement process, they could endanger patients’ health. Providing the best possible patient care without interruption takes precedence over all other considerations. There are options for second-sourcing resilience, but the most efficient one is to partner with an expert that knows the industry.
Not all supply chain partners are created equal, and teaming up with an ISO-certified company to manage business continuity can provide the one-stop sourcing solution needed to ensure supply chain resiliency, technical quality and cost efficiency.