East Coast Based Biopharma Company Drives Manufacturing Organization Consolidation

The Client 

This top-15 patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company focuses its therapeutic efforts on Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and plasma-driven therapies and vaccines.

Business Situation

The company sought to build a shortlist of ideal suppliers from a list of over 40 existing suppliers the biopharma company had at the time. The company was looking for an expert to lead an RFP process to collect data on the manufacturing capacity, operational excellence, technology capability, financial strength, and other information from the suppliers. This data would subsequently be analyzed using a weighted scoring

Graphite's Work

The client’s dedicated Graphite account executive leveraged Graphite’s proprietary technology to filter through over 550 life sciences independent subject matter experts on Graphite to build a shortlist of four candidates who met the client’s specific requirements.

Results & Next Steps

The client hired an independent consultant with over 12 years of life sciences industry experience and a solid analytical background. The project completion resulted in the final selection of ten suppliers. The biopharma company subsequently hired another expert on Graphite expert to lead the implementation of the newly signed contracts with the 10 shortlisted suppliers. The client continues to achieve significant operational and cost benefits through this initiative.