Andrew is currently Vice President Capability Development at Be4ward Ltd, assisting a number of Pharmaceutical clients with packaging management related engagements.
Prior to this, Andrew led Glaxo Smithkline’s (GSK) global packaging design operations until 2009, where he was responsible for the transformation of their capabilities into a best in class operation. He recently co-authored a new book, Developing and Sustaining Excellent Packaging Labelling and Artwork Capabilities. Heholds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA and has worked in the global Pharma supply chain for more than 20 years
This is the second article in a series looking at how to avoid the supply risk when working with CMOs on serialization. In this article Andrew Love discusses another six learnings covering everything from resource-planning to clarifying your RACI.
The complex, evolving, immature and increasingly resource-constrained area of serialization means that the risk of significant supply interruptions is high. Expert Andrew Love presents six of his key learnings in this area.
In the previous two articles in this series, we discussed a number of key learnings from our experiences in implementing artwork improvement programmes. In this, the final article in the series, we will look at the last three learnings: governance, partners and sustainability
In the first article of this series, we introduced the first three of our key learnings from implementing artwork improvement projects: Compelling urgency, sponsorship and vision. In this next article in the series, we will look at the next four key learnings.
In the previous article we looked at the development of standard solutions, the need for appropriate levels of resourcing, provision of the right leadership and the need to stay abreast of the continually evolving legislation. In this, the final article in this series, we look at the remaining three learning points – the involvement of local... Read more
In my last article I talked about selecting global solutions, the risk of an overstretched supply chain, the need to fully understand your supply chain and undertaking a thorough impact assessment across the organisation. In this next article, covering tips 7, 8, 9, and 10, I talk about our next four learning points.
This next series explains, in a series of learning points, some of the key things that we wish we had known before embarking on our early projects.
In my last article I talked about the need to be responsive to an evolving picture both when selecting your implementation partners but also when working out what is going to be the best solution for meeting the serialisation requirements and including the make-up of your project team. In this next article, covering tips 6, 7 and 8, I talk about... Read more
In the last article I looked at the starting point of developing your organisation’s strategy, the legislation and its impact. In this article I discuss defining your solution, what to look for when picking your implementation partners and the key aspects to consider when resourcing the project team.
In this and subsequent articles, Andrew will outline a series of tips, based on experience he has gained working on multiple serialisation programmes, to help develop and implement your serialisation strategy.