Solution Development for Leveraging the Power of SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Technology Platform

LeverX helped develop a solution to automate and improve the clinical supplies process and gain better visibility into the status of clinical supplies worldwide.


LeverX helped develop a solution to automate and improve the clinical supplies process and gain better visibility into the status of clinical supplies worldwide. 



Multinational healthcare company that operates worldwide under two divisions — Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics.



Our customer lacked transparency into clinical supplies that significantly impacted trial agility. In addition, the company required more accurate planning and inventory management.    



LeverX developed the Intelligent Clinical Supply Management (ICSM) solution to deal with these and other issues. This solution helps life sciences companies gain end-to-end visibility of clinical supplies, from planning and production to patient delivery.

Project Scope

The ICSM solution includes four modules: Study Master, Planning & Forecasting, Manufacturing, and Distribution.

The Leverx team was involved in developing the following functionalities:

Manufacturing (S/4HANA add-on)

  • Treatment-specific blinding and clinical serialization
  • Country specific shelf-life management and extension functionality
  • System supported batch allocation and expiry date calculation
  • Master Data Monitor to check readiness for packaging
  • ICSM enhancements for in-house GS1 compliant labeling
  • Integration with CMO

Planning & Forecasting (Cloud-based functionality)

  • Rough demand forecasting and deterministic demand planning
  • Switching/drop off functions
  • Manual adaptation, simulations and comparison of scenarios
  • Thresholds, alerts and automatic replanning
  • Supply pooling across studies
  • Integration with IRT and SAP supply planning tools

Distribution (S/4HANA add-on)

  • Distribution between depots and to sites with site stock visibility
  • Dispensing info, kit destruction tracking, and returns management
  • Expiry lead time validation
  • Cross-study pooling (limited) 
  • Cold chain management
  • GS1 standards support
  • Integration with 3PL and IRT

Key Features

Leverx Group works with companies and organizations to address the complex challenges of today's business world. Each of our partners is an experienced, innovative, and proven leader in their respective fields.


SAP PLM is a solid basis for the automotive industry. This solution helps digitize and automate manufacturing processes and work more efficiently with suppliers and partners.

Aerospace & Defense

The solution allows aerospace and defense companies to reduce the time to market for innovations without compromising safety while simulating innovation scenarios along a complex value chain.

Food & Beverage

SAP PLM provides the food & beverage industry with all the required technologies that help to develop sustainable, traceable, high-quality products within a shorter time.

Consumer Goods

With SAP PLM, this industry can exceed the diverse expectations of consumers and enable sustainably and profitably growth for the business.


SAP PLM helps to make pharmaceutical production more effective and with lower risk.

Solution Benefits
SAP Intelligent Clinical Supply Management helps gain transparency and insights into the clinical supplies process from source to site. Other benefits include the following:
  • Reducing cycle times for the clinical trial supply chain
  • Accurate planning to reduce inventory excesses
  • Combining multiple clinical supply models in one system
  • Increasing cooperation between the parties, from suppliers and logistics providers to life sciences companies and clinical sites
  • Simplifying and automating processes and eliminating manual processes
  • Lowering total cost of ownership


Technology Stack


SAP CAP Framework


SAP Event Mesh

HANA Database

Fiori Elements




Document Management

  • Document Release
  • Material Master Release and Extension
  • Sales Order Release
  • Manufacturing Instruction Release

Request Management

  • Procurement Request
  • Tooling Change Request
  • Shop Floor Issue Request
  • Customer Issue Request
  • Plant Maintenance Work Request
  • Request for Quote


With SAP Intelligent Clinical Supply Management, our customer could achieve the following results:

  • Reducing implementation costs by up to 50%
  • Decreasing lead time by 10%-15%
  • Reducing running costs by 30%-40%
  • Reducing inventory overages by 30%-40%
  • Shortening the clinical trial cycles by up to 10%

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