Supply Chain Management main glossary
This is a glossary of key terms used throughout the site.
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Finished pharmaceutical product
A finished pharmaceutical product (FPP) is the final product after all stages of manufacture, including packaging in its final container and labelling.
In medicines, the term formulation refers to the process in which different chemicals, including the active ingredient, are combined to produce a final pharmaceutical product.
A freight forwarder, forwarder or forwarding agent, is a person or company that organises shipments for individuals or corporations.