With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cardinal Health made the decision they needed enhanced visibility into PPE shipments as demand for these products surged. Since then, FourKites has become a key steppingstone in their journey to build a next generation control tower. In an interview, Sean Halligan, the senior vice president of pharmaceutical operations at Cardinal Health, described how they are thinking about this journey.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. CAH +2.9% is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities. The company, with revenues of over $150 billion, is massive. According to their most recent annual report, a strategic goal for the company includes enhancing their global supply chain. The company projected making capital expenditures in this fiscal year of between $400 million and $450 million; these investments will be primarily for information technology and infrastructure.
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