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Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Category: Case Study
Vertical: Technology

Company eliminates reliance on a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to support supply chain functions and brings all outsourced functions back in-house where they can more effectively manage costs and increase visibility into everyday operations. The specialty pharmaceutical company is committed to “accelerating the health care solution” by bringing quality, affordable products to customers and patients. Since its inception, the company has added more than 40 prescription products into its product portfolio, covering a diverse set of therapeutic areas.

Business Problems:

  • Relied on a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to support certain supply chain functions, including EDI
  • Lack of true EDI integration with Dynamics NAV
  • No real-time accessible visibility into the order and ship processes

Problems solved with Data Masons EDI:

  • EDI brought in-house and streamlined daily operations
  • EDI compliance and mapping changes handled more efficiently via Data Masons compliance management services
  • Ability to work with large retail outlets, such as Walgreens and CVS, as well as major distributors within the healthcare industry, such as Cardinal Health and McKesson

Data Masons Partner: 


  • Visibility is key now – orders come in and ship same day with a quick turnaround
  • Effectively manage costs with in-house management of EDI processing
  • Maintains a small IT footprint by avoiding customizations to the Dynamics NAV platform
  • Can handle all of the complicated 3PL/warehouse documents with warehouse provider