The objectives of this paper are to
identify the supply chain collaboration models/patterns and its correspondent
advantages on pharmaceutical supply chain. This paper aims to investigate how collaborative
activities can impact on the development of supply chain and industry. A case
study methodology was adopted in this research, which involved pharmaceutical
SMEs. The results indicate that collaborations are common in all phases of
pharmaceutical supply chain; the different strength of barging power among
collaborative partners will impact the advantages achieved at strategic, operational
and political levels.
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