Increasing governmental regulations, growing customer demands, storage and distribution requirements and the need for more flexibility and customization of services are just some of the challenges hospitals are faced with. Outsourcing your hospital’s procurement logistics to us, leaves particular risks on Rhenus side and enables you to gain synergies by combining procurement with warehousing services reducing your storage costs.
The supply concept in the area of operational procurement logistics for hospitals describes a broad spectrum of services offered by Rhenus:
We compare physical received inbounds from suppliers with issued purchase orders in regards to the delivery date, right product, quantity, expiry date and integrity of the product. Associated with this, the handling of claims for damaged and incorrect deliveries with consequences such as returns and claims management is performed prompt with special care.
In consultation with you, Rhenus defines certain key figures for safety stock, average stock coverage and procurement replenishment frequency with respect to order lead times and the nature of the product groups. We keep track of thousands of Stock Keeping Units (SKU) not only in regards to stock levels but also to their remaining shelf life.
We are able to review incoming invoices from suppliers, invoicing the supplied goods in a collected monthly statement and ongoing verification of warehouse stocks and consumptions as well as the scheduling in consideration of replenishment time, safety stock and stock coverage.
Part of our performance range is the maintenance of customer master data, the continuous checking and maintenance of disposition parameters and all aspects of supplier management.
Since there are many aspects that need to be considered such as the main purpose of your outer Packaging Material our Rhenus Purchasing Department for Packaging Material will assist you by finding the ideal material. It is crucial that your products are protected from any external influence such as light, liquids or heat. We offer our customers cost efficient solutions that at the same time offer the best protection for their products.
Are you looking for a logistics solution for your company? Then do not hesitate to contact us.
Rhenus Pharma Services GmbH
Berliner Str. 8
+49 3304 372 401