Apr 10, 2019
On this episode of the Gavel & Pestle Podcast, Darshan talks about the last mile of drug delivery and the challenges faced by patients getting their medications on time.
In the last mile, the efficacy of a medicine must still be maintained, but managing and controlling the delivery can be an issue. The cost of technology to monitor may not be justified given that the value of the medicines being shipped to the final destination might be much lower than the value that was initially bulk shipped from the manufacturer. In this article we will explore the challenges of deploying technology and the circumstances under which tech can be used to cost-effectively manage and control the last mile delivery of medicines.