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For the independent pharmacy, one of the keys to thriving in a challenging health care environment is choosing the right independent pharmacy wholesaler.

The pressures facing independent pharmacies today are significant. From rising drug costs and thinner margins to DIR fees and competition from the big box retailers, the job of managing an independent pharmacy seems to grow harder by the year.

The right independent pharmacy wholesaler can help by not only providing highly competitive prices on prescription pharmaceuticals and other pharmacy supplies, but by also offering the kind of customer support and value-added services.

When you’re looking for the right independent pharmacy wholesaler to help you navigate a volatile healthcare market, consider the many benefits of working with H. D. Smith – one of the largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in the nation.

H. D. Smith: the independent pharmacy wholesaler of choice.

At H. D. Smith, we’ve been focused on serving independent and community pharmacies for more than 60 years. Today as one of the largest independent pharmacy wholesaler in the country, we partner with more than 5,800 pharmacies nationwide to provide a complete line of quality, cost-efficient pharmaceuticals and low cost generics as well as specialty, consumer and home healthcare supplies.

As one of the nation’s top 10 purchasers of generics, we offer:

  • Flexible terms and deliveries tailored to the needs of your business.
  • Transparent business models that take the mystery out of the relationship with your independent pharmacy wholesaler.
  • Reliable order fulfillment that is simple and easy to manage.
  • Remarkably accessible customer service that is dedicated to quickly resolving issues and helping you find solutions for your most pressing needs.

An independent pharmacy wholesaler that’s working for you.

As a customer-focused, independent pharmacy wholesaler, we understand that our success is dependent upon the success of your independent pharmacy. That’s why we offer a broad range of pharmacy solutions designed to support your business needs.

  • Retail solutions. Our marketing and merchandizing expertise can help you improve pharmacy margins and compete more effectively against the big box retailers for front-end traffic, script volume, patient attention.
  • Technology. From a powerful web-based ordering system to flexible reporting options, our user-friendly technology solutions let you operate more efficiently and productively.
  • VentureRx. Our team provides financial services and expertise to support the startup, purchase, sale and transition strategies of community pharmacies like yours.
  • Government affairs. As your policy advocate, we work to increase the power of independent pharmacies across the country and to keep you informed of all the latest legislative changes impacting the industry.

Learn more about the benefits of making H. D. Smith your independent pharmacy wholesaler.


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  • Excellent!

    Les Williams
    Terry's Family Pharmacy
    Verona, NJ
    H. D. Smith customer for 32 years

    “We always receive an accurate delivery. There is never a shortage, and no question, there is never a mistake in the pick. The return system is the best, and again, no question how it works. Credits are also given so fast.”

    February 3, 2017

  • Exceptional Service

    Mannie C.
    Mercy Pharmacy
    Brooklyn, NY

    “Our sales rep is AMAZING!! He truly goes above and beyond to make our ordering process seamless. Just wanted to take a moment to commend and thank H. D. Smith for providing us with such an amazing rep!”

    November 30, 2017

  • Extraordinary Service

    Jenny Dowhower, Pharmacy Buyer
    Schneck Medical Center
    Seymour, IN
    H. D. Smith customer for 62 years

    “Our sales specialist has always gone above and beyond with our annual inventory process, but this week she went even higher. We have recently gone 340B, and she has helped keep my anxiety down and has been with us physically and on teleconferences. She's the best!”

    November 8, 2016

  • Customer Service

    Christina Price
    Ray's Pharmacy
    Arlington, TX

    “My experience with customer service is that they ROCK! They are very courteous and helpful in every way. I like dealing with them because they take care of things on the spot. ”

    November 29, 2016

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    Team Member Spotlight

    "Every day at H. D. Smith, I feel valued and respected. By far this is the best company I have ever worked for, and I cannot imagine ever finding a company that values its employees as much as H. D. Smith does.

    With its strong core values, family feel and employee development, there really is no better place to work."

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