Generic Drug Supplier

Generic Drug Supplier

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For independent pharmacies, the right generic drugs supplier can have a significant impact on profitability and the quality of customer care.

Managing an independent pharmacy today is more difficult than ever. The cost of drugs is rising, margins are slimmer, and the pressure from pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) is creating new challenges to making a profit. In this highly competitive market, generic pharmaceuticals are a vital revenue stream, and your generic drugs supplier can make or break your efforts to compete.

When choosing a generic drugs supplier, pharmacies have many good options, but a good bet would be to engage an independent pharmacy wholesaler who focuses on serving pharmacies of similar size and complexity. When you want a generic drugs supplier that’s focused on helping independent pharmacies survive and thrive, H. D. Smith offers highly competitive generic prices along with business solutions tailored to the needs of the independent pharmacy.

H. D. Smith: the #1 independent generic drugs supplier.

As the largest pharmaceutical wholesale distributor in the nation, H. D. Smith has been dedicated to helping independent pharmacies for more than 60 years. In addition to offering a complete line of pharmacy products – brand-name pharmaceuticals, specialty medicines, home healthcare supplies, consumer products and pharmacy supplies – we are a premier generic drugs supplier, offering one of the most robust portfolios of discount generic drugs in the market: PharmaGen.

To ensure our position as a premier generic drugs supplier, we monitor the generic market on a daily basis, working with manufacturers to deliver the best possible coverage, quality, availability and value to our customers. As one of the nation’s top 10 purchasers of generics, we provide our customers with a single, comprehensive source for generics, ensuring they can fill prescriptions efficiently while remaining competitively priced and profitable.

A generic drugs supplier with rapid distribution capabilities.

One of the most important benefits of choosing H. D. Smith as your generic drugs supplier is our PharmaGen Express distribution service. Leveraging our long-standing relation ships with generic manufacturers, we ensure rapid delivery of new products from our generic drug portfolio to ensure that products are available for dispensing when customers arrive there first prescriptions.

With PharmaGen Express, you can:

  • Receive automatic shipments of up to a 30-day supply of generics based on brand usage history.
  • Enjoy price protection against market-driven price decreases.
  • Get a 100% refund on unopened bottles of brand equivalents, upon successful launch and auto-shipment of generic equivalents.

Learn more about how to make H. D. Smith your generic drugs supplier.


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    Brenda Lay, Purchasing
    Complete Pharmacy Solutions
    West Chester, OH
    H. D. Smith customer for 7 years

    “Your customer service is the best I have worked with. They are always helpful and very good at their job.”

    November 4, 2016

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    Alennis Rivero, Pharmacy Tech
    Steven's Rx LLC
    Miami, FL
    H. D. Smith customer for 4 years

    “All I can say is that I have great sales reps that provide nothing but the best to their customers. The accounting department is also great and always helping customers get the best possible service”

    November 4, 2016

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    Lynnfield, MA
    H. D. Smith customer for 2 years

    “No matter who I call and no matter how busy they are, I am always made to feel that I am the only thing that matters to customer service. Believe me, that goes way beyond the customer service of our previous suppler.”

    January 9, 2017

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