The Services segment and its eponymous Business sector provides specialised pre-wholesale and wholesale distribution. It plays an important role in the Swiss pharmaceutical supply chain and supplies countrywide integrated healthcare logistics services with proven modular solutions.
The Services Business sector proposes storing and dispatching solutions and provides products from the entire Swiss health market and partners with all stakeholders, from key industry players to pharmacies and patients. It offers integrated logistics and IT solutions that ensure that medicines reach patients all over Switzerland.
Alloga, a pre-wholesale company, provides storage, logistics as well as distribution- and other services for the pharmaceutical industry. The company primarily supplies wholesalers, including the own wholesale business of Galexis, as well as hospitals, physicians and pharmacies throughout Switzerland. Alloga works on behalf of nearly 80 pharmaceutical companies, including many leading global multi-national pharmaceutical companies, to distribute their products in the Swiss market. Almost every second pack dispensed to a patient in Switzerland was previously stored at the Alloga warehouse in Burgdorf.
Galexis is the leading healthcare wholesaler in Switzerland supplying pharmacies, medical practices, drugstores, nursing homes and hospitals. From its two distribution centres in Niederbipp and Lausanne-Ecublens it provides over 100,000 products ranging from pharmaceutical, parapharmaceutical and OTC medications to medical technology and cosmetics. At Galexis, 150,000 order lines, corresponding to 500,000 packs, can be processed per day.
Unione Farmaceutica Distribuzione is the most important and sole medical wholesaler with full product range in Ticino and has a strong regional presence. With its distribution centre in Barbengo-Lugano, it provides a broad offer of products and services to pharmacies, self-dispensing doctors’ practices, residential homes and hospitals with same-day deliveries.
The physicians wholesaler Pharmapool supplies and supports medical practices with medicines, consumables, laboratory products and furnishings. The company also manages the Pharmapool central pharmacy in Heerbrugg.
Blister packaging services
Medifilm is the Swiss pioneer in the field of preparing medicines and food supplements individually on behalf of pharmacies and according to the treatment plan for permanent and long-term patients (blister packaging). The clients of Medifilm are pharmacies and residential homes.
Data and management solutions
HCI Solutions is the master data company for the Swiss health market and develops management solutions for pharmacies as well as tools to securely manage, communicate and distribute sensitive health data. The database includes over 200,000 products and allow all healthcare providers, the authorities and insurers to communicate on the same data base. It also offers a professional POS software for pharmacy chains and a solution for single pharmacies and drugstores.