Implementing a pharmaceutical serialization solution is a complex task, and with deadlines in the U.S, and the EU drawing closer, it is important that pharmaceutical manufacturers consider the operational implications of introducing new systems and processes.

Serialization can present various logistical and operational challenges, some of which are acting as barriers to implementation, particularly for smaller and mid-size companies. Being prepared and starting early is essential to counteract any issues throughout the process.

In a piece for World Pharma Today, Carlos Machado, serialization director at SEA Vision U.S., discusses some of the key operational challenges that serialization presents to pharmaceutical manufacturers and explains how an effective and considered strategy can help overcome these.

Affecting the entire supply chain and far from just an investment in new equipment, serialization needs to be approached as an integrated exercise. This will help companies remain competitive and compliant when the new regulations enter into force.

You can read more about some of the operational challenges presented by serialization in World Pharma Today here.