The Master thesis is dedicated to distribution of drugs and medicines in Slovak republic. The first chapter includes definition of logistics and describes the basic concepts of supply chain management. It also explains the main reasons for including distributors and pharmacies in distribution channel and what are their main roles. The Slovak health policy, legislation, and specificities of pharmaceutical industry are described in the thesis too. The last chapter of the first part deals with the price regulation and explains how the prices are created. The practical part includes the analysis of Slovak pharmaceutical market. The last chapters are crucial to understand the problem. I described here how three real companies -- pharmacies and a distributor work and operate on the market and I tried to find the best ways how to optimize their processes. The current trends in data synchronization and standardization are also included.
Supply Chain Management; Pharmaceutical market; Regulation and the price creation; Health policy
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Studijní program a Studijní obor:
Ekonomika a management/Podniková ekonomika a management