For the benefit of ideal patient care, and likewise from a business viewpoint, economical route planning, effective cost calculation and rapid, flexible operational control are vital success factors for every modern logistics business. Because each kilometer and minute saved reduces your costs and ensures that your products reach doctors, hospitals and pharmacies rapidly and economically.
Optimization of sales regions together with individual customer care is gaining in importance. The more direct your line to hospitals, doctors and pharmacies, the stronger the bond between you and your customers, especially when mounting price pressure and the intensified pan-European competition are taken into account.
DDS can support you in these areas with the following data and services:
- The "Grenzen der Regionalen Pharma-Marktgebiete" (RPM), (boundaries of regional pharmaceutical market regions) provides the basis for visualizing the regional competitive situation and planning the consumer business environment as well as medication requirements and consumption. The market data can not only be clearly depicted in graphical form but can also be assigned to the medication data of the organization IMS Health GmbH.
- Professional Routing, i.e., the calculation of journey times and routes between various destinations helps you decide whether to take the shortest, the speediest or the most economical route, whether by truck or automobile, with or without toll routes.
- Distance Tables for the fastest calculation of distance from A to B. DDS provides distance tables clearly organized by starting point, destination, distance and driving time. Computed distances and driving times to all German and European locations of interest to you are individually tailored to your own sites.
- Digital Data Streets, the detailed road network based on HERE (formerly Navteq) or TomTom, is available for Europe as well as for the USA. The road network contains all vehicle-access roads and routes with indication of the highway type plus additional information.
DDS can provide you with all the data you require for the rapid, reliable delivery required for your medicines or other products. From digital maps to customized data, to tools and software – and of course the entire data package including introduction and training, if required.