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Stephen Meyery
Sr Director Analyst I
6 years at Gartner
14 years IT Industry

Stephen Meyer is a Research Director in Gartner's Supply Chain group. Mr. Meyer joined Gartner with 19 years of experience in global supply chain management roles in the life sciences, chemical and retail industries. In his previous positions, he has had both functional and leadership responsibility for sourcing, procurement, planning/forecasting, operational excellence, warehousing, logistics and transportation.Read Full Bio

Are Life Science Supply Chains Headed Toward a Cash Crunch?

by Stephen Meyer  |  May 12, 2020

The efficient use of cash is an obsession for most pharma and med device companies. With long manufacturing lead times and a deliberate (i.e., slow) pace of change, the typical method for ensuring high service levels is plenty of finished goods inventory. But high inventories represent a significant tie-up of cash for a company – […]

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Your Life Science Supply Chain After COVID-19: Improve Your Crisis Response

by Stephen Meyer  |  April 24, 2020

Spring is finally coming to upstate New York (despite the fact that we’ve had snow flurries on and off for the last week).  As I watch my yard slowly turn green through the window of my home office, I’m reminded of a similar renewal that supply chains will face as we emerge from the social […]

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COVID-19 and Life Science Supply Chains: Communication is Key

by Stephen Meyer  |  April 9, 2020

I hope all is well with you, your families, and colleagues as we adjust to COVID-19’s impact on our daily lives.  It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of the fourth week of mandatory social distancing here in upstate NY.  As I think back how much as changed, I’m continually reminded of the question […]

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