Bergen Brunswig offering to own retail pharmacy inventory.
BERGEN BRUNSWIG OFFERING TO OWN RETAIL PHARMACY INVENTORY until it is dispensed, the company announced July 8. Under the Timed Inventory Management System, Bergen will assume responsibility for procuring prescription drugs for its customers and own them until the prescriptions are filled. The company will receive a daily record of transaction information from each pharmacy and charge the pharmacy for the number of units dispensed. The information also will go to the local Bergen division for auto-replenishment.
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