SAP ATTP for Pharmaceuticals
Effective drug serialization to ensure global compliance and patient safety
Effective drug serialization to ensure global compliance and patient safety
SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals (SAP ATTP) is an innovative serial number management solution built for pharmaceutical companies to label and track products with serial numbers. It minimizes the costs of maintaining compliance and supports a secure supply chain.
Internationally governments are increasingly enacting legislation to combat the falsification of drugs. Compliance with these complex legislative systems requires efficient serialization of drugs with subsequent reporting to governmental and institutional databases, and a secure data flow with supply chain partners.
To achieve compliance, pharmaceutical companies must maintain a well managed serialization repository, which can handle a high data volume, integrate with Master Data and Business Transactions and provide internationally compliant reporting.
NTT DATA Business Solutions provides the SAP Advanced Track and Trace solution for Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences organizations globally, making serialization secure.
SAP Advanced Track and Trace encompasses a series of features that provide essential infrastructure for pharmaceutical compliance. Your business needs these to safeguard its processes.
Our SAP ATTP integration enables pharmaceutical manufacturers to ensure uniquely identifiable packaging. This facilitates traceability, prevents counterfeiting and enhances patient safety.
The solution assists manufacturers in printing unique data elements in 2D barcode and human readable format for packaging, and to report serialization data to relevant regulatory bodies and supply chain partners.
Pharmaceutical companies manufacturing prescriptive drugs face multiple consistent challenges which SAP ATTP helps handle efficiently:
Implementation of SAP ATTP can be undertaken in a cost-effective manner with tailored training resources. It is far more efficient than a non-SAP (cloud) product, with intuitive user features.
SAP ATTP shares several common functionalities with SAP ERP, such as authorization management. SAP ATTP and SAP ERP also share a native integration concept. Master data and transactional data are integrated with out-of-the-box functionality. This is not possible with non-SAP products, which require custom interface development.
Our Warehouse Integration Accelerator provides out-of-the-box enhancements and technical building blocks to simplify and accelerate the implementation of integrated serialization processes in SAP’s WM and EWM solutions.
Our add-on provides an extensive framework to integrate a range of ATTP scanning protocols, such as decommissioning, loading and repacking. It also provides numerous highly efficient tools which assist in other serialization related activities, such as receiving serialized materials from intercompany plants and verifying returned items.
Key benefits include:
SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals (SAP ATTP) is a serial number management solution built for pharmaceutical companies to label and track products with drug serialization numbers.
SAP ATTP minimizes the costs of maintaining compliance and a secure supply chain. It includes regulatory reporting interfaces and content, to help clients stay 21CFR Part 11 / EU Annex 11 compliant.
Manufacturers of prescription drugs utilize SAP ATTP to ensure that each package they produce can be uniquely identified to enable traceability, prevent counterfeiting and secure patient safety. This also supports the serialization processes of other parties in the supply chain, including wholesalers, distributors and third-party logistics suppliers.
The extension of serialization requirements into other markets, such as animal health and food, has expanded the need for comprehensive solutions in these industries, and NTT DATA Business Solutions has experience here too.
SAP updates in response to constantly changing regulations and provides ongoing product improvements for SAP ATTP. SAP also provides a framework to integrate complex operational warehouse processes.
SAP proactively monitors global serialization requirements and is in contact with regulatory bodies to ensure that the solution is adapted in time to meet future deadlines. These SAP ATTP feature packs contain product improvements and new regulatory updates.
In addition to the native integration with the SAP ERP system, SAP also provides a framework to integrate complex operational warehouse processes for drug manufacturers. NTT DATA Business Solutions has developed an accelerator to incorporate serialization processes into logistical processes.
With NTT DATA Business Solutions’ SAP ATTP integration, customers create robust serialization systems which ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and enhance patient safety.
SAP ATTP can work as a standalone or as an extension to SAP ERP. Whether it concerns the exchange of master or transactional data, SAP ATTP makes it possible. Special country packs simplify communication with government agencies. This means you do not have to worry about ever-changing legislation and regulations.
Djerry Tervoort, Serialization Lead & SAP Expert, Life Sciences & Chemicals
Our consultants have over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector. They are familiar with all aspects of serialization, both with the legislation and regulations and with the processes and systems that are required for compliance.
We don’t just implement SAP ATTP, we help our customers with a full serialization strategy to optimize and extend their existing workflow, enabling them to focus on their core business whilst ensuring their serialization solutions are ready for whatever the future holds.
We specialize in the following areas of SAP ATTP:
By assisting you in building a secure supply chain, we help you to ensure patient safety. Reach out to us via our contact form for more information or to arrange a dedicated SAP ATTP workshop.
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