Alfa Chemicals offer a consolidation service to our key UK and EU pharma clients. Alfa Chemicals purchase, warehouse, invoice, and deliver the items that are purchased infrequently or in small amounts, or where increased regulatory burden is required.
Alfa are frequently chosen as the partner of choice within the Pharma industry for the outsourcing of procurement. Due to our knowledge of a large numbers of suppliers and manufacturers, and our long-standing relationships with them, coupled with technical expertise and regulatory know-how, we can take on the products that often occupy the time of procurement teams but are infrequent and occasional purchases. We have successfully streamlined the supply chains and are able to highlight any supply issues in advance. This enables full traceability within the supply chain, but one point of contact for a wide range of products consolidated through Alfa. This allows a reduced workload for the customer's planners enabling them to focus on more strategic tasks.
Alfa collate and keep updated all requisite quality and regulatory documents. Alfa maintain an Ecovadis Gold status as part of our commitment to working with ethical and environmental suppliers.
Alfa are able to identify potential weaknesses in supply chains and help propose alternatives to enable better traceability.
Alfa have a lot of global warehousing capability at a time where clients are trying to reduce stock and have fast call-off.
This gives multiple benefits to the client; it provides a reliable supply chain in these uncertain times, by ensuring regular stock is held for quick call-off by the customer.
It enables the client to streamline their own logistics and auditing team, as Alfa can consolidate from an audit perspective, placing a large number of products in chosen facilities that meet all the regulatory requirements, thus save the client high volume audit requirements.
It provides cost benefits to the customer, both in fixed costs for raw materials, insulating against price fluctuations in the market, and in the cost savings associated with being able to streamline staffing within the customers own procurement departments