Deliver Therapies Accurately, Safely, Securely and On-Time

Drug distribution is simplified with our portfolio of pharmaceutical supply chain solutions that accommodate a wide range of operational needs.

McKesson’s infrastructure is built to support your unique distribution needs. Our nationwide network of distribution centers, transportation channels and technology ensure that both our customers – and their patients – receive your products safely and at the right time.

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McKesson supplies branded, generic, over-the-counter and specialty pharmaceuticals to more than 40,000 customers spanning retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers and specialty providers.

McKesson has a 180-year history of industry leadership within the pharmaceutical supply chain. We enable prescriptions on demand for the most complex logistics business in the world with leading supply chain services:
  • Next-day deliveries to pharmacies, often within 12 hours of an order being received
  • 99% pharmacy-to-consumer fill rates
  • A nationwide network of distribution centers that aggregates more than 1 million lines per day
  • Single points of ordering from over 500 manufacturers
  • Redistribution services, short-notice deliveries, returns and recall management
  • Six Sigma process enhancements
McKesson's operational excellence enables uninterrupted and high-quality business operations, with:
  • Day-and-night distribution operations to support customers around the country, through a national network of highly secure distribution centers. These are licensed and inspected regularly by federal and state government agencies.
  • Precise order accuracy and safety, with a Smithsonian Award-winning warehouse management system (Acumax™) that continuously tracks products using barcode technology
  • Uniform, fully redundant information technology systems, including robust, Web-based interfaces, housed at our state-of-the-art data centers
  • The fastest, most dependable delivery methods, via strong relationships with multiple transportation companies and utilization of all available distribution resources
  • A commitment to continuous technology improvements, including Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), that can improve the safety and security of the pharmaceutical supply chain

Supplier Resource Center

If you are an existing McKesson supplier, visit our online supplier portal, McKesson Connect, to manage your account and for important announcements, alerts, and links to most requested McKesson policies and forms.

VAWD Accreditation

29 McKesson and distribution facilities have been awarded VAWD accreditation.


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