Assignment #3 - Earl Bostic Assignment#3 The McKesson...

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Earl Bostic Assignment #3 The McKesson Corporation is the leading distributor of pharmaceutical products in the United States and Canada. In the next few paragraphs we will explore some history of the corporation and answer a few questions about the corporation. We will look at how the McKesson Corporation manages its supply chain, whether it has a vertical marketing system or not and what their role is in the system. We will also look at if the system is a corporate system, contractual system, or an administered system. Lastly, we will look at if the McKesson Corporation’s existence depends on the firm maintaining control over the system and how they will be able to do that. The McKesson Corporation was founded in 1833 in New York City by Charles Olcott and John McKesson. The McKesson Corporation is currently based in San Francisco. The McKesson Corporation is the largest and longest standing health care services company in the nation and the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America. The company falls into two
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