Industry Sector


SIC Industry

21200 - Pharmaceutical

Number of Employees

The Challenge
  • Unpredictable needs and demands of customers
  • Planned business growth
  • A mix of independent computer packages and paper based planning systems being used
  • Increasing requirements of the pharmaceutical regulatory agencies
Our Solution
  • SYSPRO Manufacturing
The Benefits
  • Limits on access rights to comply with tighter controls set for pharmaceutical companies
  • Compliance with the drug regulatory agencies’ rigorous validation rules
  • Accessible, up-to-date information
  • Fully integrated solution
  • Replacing paper based controls
  • Doubling of volume, without increases in control staff resources. Inventories are also under better control


Recognising the need for change was only the first step for Fleet Laboratories on the notoriously treacherous path of selecting and successfully implementing an integrated manufacturing management system. Most companies, whatever the industry, are facing the challenge of customer’s whose needs and demands are no longer predictable, yet who expect manufacturers to improve their ability to respond.

The Pharmaceutical sector is far from immune to these pressures, and so many pharmaceutical manufacturers, both large and small, have now turned their attention to re-organisation and the deploying of new systems. In particular, over the past few years, the industry has seen unprecedented investments in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. By improving the flow of information and control throughout the organisation, and wider enterprise, these systems can help to drive cost out of the supply chain, reduce lead times and ensure better customer service.

“An integrated management system would also help us to achieve the increasing requirements of the pharmaceutical regulatory agencies to improve data storage, lot traceability and product recall disciplines.”

Juliet Johnson
Juliet JohnsonOperations Manager, Fleet Laboratories

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