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Stockless Program

Put the value back in your supply chain – The Cardinal Health Canada Stockless Program is the industry-leading logistics program that helps reduce the cost of storing, maintaining and distributing supplies throughout the hospital. The program is designed to meet the needs of individual facilities, based on actual demand at the point of care.

Traditional supply chain – before Stockless program
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Dynamic supply chain – after Stockless program


The Stockless inventory management program from Cardinal Health Canada can provide significant savings to a hospital through one-time inventory reductions and lower inventory management costs. This is achieved through improved supply-replenishment processes and consolidation of multiple vendors.

Under the Stockless program, we design a system tailored to the needs of individual facilities, from daily bulk delivery to fully integrated stockless systems. Deliveries are made on a pre-determined fixed delivery schedule from a nearby distribution center, reducing the need to maintain stock on location. Cardinal Health Canada delivers unit-specific orders, shipped in logical unit-of-measure, directly to the point of use in the hospital.

The Stockless program is a true partnership between customers and Cardinal Health Canada - the more we invest together, the more we both save.