Pharmaceutical wholesalers act as intermediaries between pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers and facilitate the delivery of the right medicines in a timely, efficient, and secure manner. Wholesale distributors are responsible for guaranteeing product quality and preventing the influx of counterfeited drugs.

Wholesalers can be either full-line wholesalers, who purchase the complete product line of a company, or specialised companies, which purchase speciality drugs to sell to clinics and hospitals.

Wholesale pharmaceutical companies also offer services such as end formulation contracts, which help pharmaceutical marketing companies and pharmacies locate manufacturing units across regions and coordinate negotiations when required.

Discover the top pharmaceutical wholesalers

Pharmaceutical Technology has listed some of the leading wholesalers of pharmaceutical products based on its intel, insights, and decades of experience in the sector. The list includes companies that offer various products and services, including but not limited to:

· Wholesaling and distribution of prescription drugs, supplement drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, antiseptics, antibiotics, and other product types · End formulation contracts

· GDP and GMP advisory

· Temperature control facilities and supply solutions

· Worldwide sourcing and drop-ship of orphan medicines, and

Warehousing and logistics services

The information contained within the download document is intended for pharmaceutical distributors and wholesalers, pharma wholesale executives, medical representatives, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, pharmacists, business development managers, wholesale salesmen, sales managers, wholesale shop executives, retailers and any other individual involved in pharmaceutical marketing.

The document contains detailed information on the suppliers and their product offerings, alongside contact details to aid your purchasing or hiring decision.

Selecting the best pharmaceutical wholesalers

Some of the major factors considered in the selection of a wholesaler include:

· Cost that includes product type, payment terms, and delivery cost

· Quality in terms of number of defective items, packaging and labelling, quality management system certification, research, development, and innovation

· Services, such as customer relationship management (CRM), and after-sales service.

· Geographical location for timely delivery

· Distributor profile, such as financial status, management and organisation, technical ability, and certificate of GMP, and

· Overall personnel capabilities, including risk assessment system, overall skills, and experience of labour

Compliance with good distribution practice (GDP) ensures that medicine quality and integrity are maintained throughout the supply chain, while compliance with good manufacturing practice (GMP) ensures efficient distribution, storage, packaging, transportation, documentation, labelling, and record-keeping practices.