Manufacturer Solutions

Improving Access Across the Continuum of Care

Over 1,500 pharmaceutical manufacturers and tens of thousands of healthcare providers rely on AmerisourceBergen to help patients access the medications they need, when they need them. By seamlessly connecting our partners, we're building a marketplace that helps create healthier futures for all.

Distribution and channel excellence to drive access

With millions of healthcare products managed and moved each day, AmerisourceBergen is essential to the health of patients nationwide and around the world. We’re a leading and strategic distribution partner to tens of thousands of healthcare organizations—health systems, specialty care practices, community pharmacies and the entire spectrum of providers all depend on us for accurate, efficient deliveries. As a result, we’re more than a middleman; we’re a marketplace.

Nearly

100%

of U.S. hospitals

20,000+ 

Retail pharmacies

65,000+

Specialty care providers and practices 

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A world without distributors 

At AmerisourceBergen, we do far more than move products flawlessly from point A to point B. We are the connectors of creators and caregivers, enabling the seamless and economical delivery of pharmaceutical-centered patient care.

The many roles of AmerisourceBergen

Protect the supply chain

  • We actively develop industry-wide solutions to deploy new technologies that help ensure a safe, secure supply chain against fraudulent activities that harm patient care deliveries.
  • We invest in advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment for our distribution centers.
  • We have sophisticated ordering platforms to assist providers with secure contracting, ordering and price management across millions of transactions.

Enable financial stability

  • We take financial ownership of manufacturers’ products and bear responsibility for collecting payment from provider customers.
  • We pay manufacturers immediately, allowing them to reinvest in innovation.
  • And, we provide the capital financing providers need to cover the cost of products between dispense and reimbursement.

Facilitate business intelligence

  • We give manufacturers a channel for reaching patients wherever they are being treated ensuring our customers receive their products quickly and safely.
  • We facilitate orders and invoicing for manufacturer-authorized customers and provide essential, aggregated data on pricing, orders and inventory across all classes of trade. 
  • Tens of thousands of community providers nationwide rely on us for industry insights.

An unsurpassed network

Our 30+ DSCSA-compliant distribution centers serve as the nerve center of our network, streamlining logistics for our manufacturer partners and ensuring our customers receive their products quickly and safely. We’ve implemented a continuous improvement program and invested more than $800 million in our distribution infrastructure and operations over the past 10 years to enhance the quality and efficiency of our supply chain. We also continue to deploy innovative solutions, including our new state-of-the-art, highly automated distribution centers strategically located throughout the United States.

Featured capabilities

National Distribution Center

Centralized distribution with AmerisourceBergen was developed to simplify logistics and deliver value to manufacturer partners. The benefits if centralized distribution include streamlined ordering, efficient transportation and simplified fulfillment and reconciliation.  Our unique, cross-dock approach to centralized distribution keeps orders tied closely to market demand.

PRxO Generics℠ formulary

Benefit from the reach and scale of AmerisourceBergen by participating in the PRxO Generics formulary. Serving customers across independent pharmacy, long-term care and health systems classes of trade, the PRxO Generics purchasing program captures market share by providing exceptional value to healthcare providers. We actively promote PRxO Generics products through programs and sales initiatives that maximize customer profit and simplify operations, allowing providers to focus on delivering exceptional patient care.

Unit dose packaging

American Health Packaging (AHP) is the industry-leading supplier of unit dose oral solids. With a portfolio of nearly 550 unit dose products across all major therapeutic classes, AHP provides bar-coded, stability-tested products to health systems, long-term care providers and alternate sites of care. AHP unit dose products improve dispensing safety in the institutional setting for patients and providers, while AHP’s market-leading position helps our manufacturer partners increase their market share.
Ambient area of our Louisville Speciality Distribution Facility

Eliminate your channel challenges 

Ambient area of our Louisville Speciality Distribution Facility
With millions of healthcare products managed and moved each day, AmerisourceBergen is essential to the health of patients nationwide and around the world. We’re a leading and strategic distribution partner to tens of thousands of healthcare organizations—health systems, specialty care practices, community pharmacies and the entire spectrum of providers all depend on us for accurate, efficient deliveries. As a result, we’re more than a middleman; we’re a marketplace.
Ambient area of our Louisville Speciality Distribution Facility

Patient-centered solutions that improve access and engagement

We work closely with our partners to design and launch customized programs that focus on the patient journey. With deep program experience and proven implementation processes, partners can depend on our pharmacy from pre-launch through product maturity, leveraging our own internal resources when needed to assist with the launch. We help to connect patients with manufacturer programs to ensure they receive the highest level of support during treatment.

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Manufacturer operations, replenishment, and DSCSA support

AmerisourceBergen’s manufacturer operations team prioritizes patient safety and product access by streamlining logistics and ensuring compliance in an ever-changing regulatory landscape.  Access the guidance and forms you need to work with our team and exchange data with us.

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Dynamic distribution model

DynaMoTM, our dynamic real-time product distribution modeling tool accelerates data driven decision making and readiness for unique distribution demands from manufacturers, customers and government stakeholders.  DynaMoTM can track end-to-end distribution each step of the way, from manufacturer to customer, supporting millions of customer targeted allocation scenarios. DynaMoTM enables us to perform the allocation while forecasting and formulating the scenario to best serve our customers and patients.
Manufacturer commercialization Services

Manufacturer Commercialization Strategy

AmerisourceBergen is the only pharmaceutical commercialization partner with the combination of proven solutions, diverse perspectives, and unmatched scale to make the most of scientific advances and change patient lives for the better. We build partnerships that unlock product potential and get medications to patients who need them.

Let's work together to envision new paths to healthier futures around the world.

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