Framework contracts

 

Whether you are a small/medium/large pharmaceutical company, a C(D)MO [Contract (Development) Manufacturing Organization], a biotechnology company, regulatory holder or a university / institute or similar, there are always challenges with short term availability of primary and secondary packaging.

Perhaps you already purchase your required products (e.g. due to approvals etc.) directly from one of the leading manufacturers of rubber stoppers, aluminium caps or glass bottles made of smelted / tubular glass. Then one could assume that there is no alternative to doing business directly with the manufacturer. However, there are some critical points to consider:

  • Long delivery times of up to 12 months for certain items.

  • Different delivery times due to different manufacturers

  • Obligatory minimum production quantities to be purchased in 1 delivery

  • Annual price negotiations

  • High capital commitment

  • High space requirement in storage → among other things, less capacity available for necessary raw materials

Some of you may be planning to build a warehouse due to these circumstances or have already done so. However, the costs for warehousing, picking, logistics, personnel, etc. are not insignificant. Key figures can quickly skyrocket.

 
With us you have the possibility to agree on so-called framework contracts:
  • The delivery times for your required products are reduced to max. 1 week from the 2nd delivery at the latest or according to customer requirements → You can produce "just in time" .

  • We commission your goods from certified (ISO 9001) forwarding agents to enable short-term delivery of all packaging materials required for the production of your goods.

  • On request, direct shipping from the manufacturers' production facilities to your desired address within Europe is also possible.

  • The minimum production quantities of the manufacturers can be divided into several partial deliveries / call-offs (quantity specifications by the customer).

  • The maximum duration of the contracts is only limited by the so-called shelf life of the products you use.

  • We offer price validity for the entire contract quantities (even if the manufacturers or forwarders increase their prices).

  • You benefit from lower capital commitment due to multiple partial deliveries / call-offs → Only the partial deliveries are invoiced in each case.

  • 100% transparency: all original manufacturer documents (batch certificates, documentation, specifications, drawings, etc.) are transmitted to our customers for each transaction.

 

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