according to the survey, China’s pharmaceutical market has become one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical markets in the world, China’s pharmaceutical industry is entering a stage of rapid growth, the pharmaceutical industry is showing a greater space for development. China Pharmaceutical Enterprise Management Association conservative estimates, in 2007 the national pharmaceutical industry sales revenue will be more than 610 billion yuan, an increase of more than 23% year on year, the total profit is expected to more than 60 billion, an increase of more than 50%. At the same time, pharmaceutical companies are also facing a severe competitive situation, the cost is the biggest survival pressure.
at present, China’s pharmaceutical market size more than 6 thousand and 200 pharmaceutical companies, of which there are more than 400 large scale, the actual purchase volume is relatively large. However, due to the traditional procurement process, the flow of information is not smooth, the procurement process is not standardized, improper inventory control, resulting in high drug prices, the lack of market competitiveness. With the development and improvement of electronic procurement, domestic pharmaceutical companies began to recognize the importance of information technology to enhance the core competitiveness of enterprises. Many pharmaceutical companies to provide information through the network supply, purchase and other information, but also the implementation and on-line ERP, CRM, HRM and other systems to manage the logistics, sales, finance and other information. Some enterprises have adopted special electronic trading platform, such as Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical, Shijiazhuang Pharmaceutical Group, Lukang Pharmaceutical and other well-known domestic enterprises have the bidlink procurement network to achieve the electronic procurement.
in fact, will be the procurement network is not the same as the electronic commerce in the traditional sense of simple information released, the new e-commerce platform but a set of purchasing management, procurement management, procurement of software resources and management consulting services as one of the content. It makes full use of the advantages of integration of communication, create a set of procurement management, procurement management system, procurement resources (supplier resources, price information), new e-commerce platform and management consulting services as one of the content. Enterprises will use this platform to provide application services, business process management, brand promotion, information search and other business activities, and can be effectively integrated management. Three-dimensional means of communication between enterprises, reduce business costs, reduce the internal friction, and optimize the procurement business model, the traditional e-commerce platform is not available.
is currently the joint procurement network has covered four areas of the market, information, services, advanced technology, including the vast majority of market share, including medicine, home appliances and other industries. As a professional electronic procurement management platform, will be the scope of the procurement network services are being extended to all walks of life, especially in the field of medicine, chemical industry vertical e-commerce performance excellence. In order to meet the different needs of customers, we will continue to develop new products and upgrade the existing backward functional modules in order to meet the different needs of customers.
in the supply chain competition gradually dominated the Internet era, more and more enterprises in the new business model of buyers, suppliers, customers and management, the integration of SaaS and e-commerce has become an inevitable trend of development. Purchase by purchasing network