History

CELEBRATING 23 YEARS
OF SUCCESS

The Milestones of PharmaLink

2000  January PharmaLink launches 2000
January PharmaLink launches
2001 – 2002  Facility expansions 2001 – 2002
Facility expansions
2003  PharmaLink launches eBudget fixed cost returns solutions 2003
PharmaLink launches
eBudget fixed cost returns solutions
2005 PharmaLink introduces “no out of pocket expense” returns program 2005
PharmaLink introduces
“no out of pocket expense” returns program
2006  PharmaLink joins Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) 2006
PharmaLink joins Healthcare
Distribution Management Association (HDMA)
2007  EncoreĀ©  web inventory and reporting platform releases 2007
EncoreĀ© web inventory
and reporting platform releases
2008  PharmaLink introduces on-site returns services 2008
PharmaLink introduces
on-site returns services
2009  PharmaLink becomes a member of NACDS 2009
PharmaLink becomes
a member of NACDS
2011  PharmaLink moves to 27,000 sq ft. distribution facility in Largo, FL 2011
PharmaLink moves to
27,000 sq ft. distribution facility in Largo, FL
2012  PharmaLink launches MedFlatsĀ®  returns solution 2012
PharmaLink launches
MedFlatsĀ® returns solution
2013  PharmaLink commences returns services for manufacturers 2013
PharmaLink commences
returns services for manufacturers
2015  RxTakeBack Program launches nationwide 2015
RxTakeBack Program launches nationwide
2016  PharmaLink moves to current 51,000 sq ft facility 2016
PharmaLink moves to
current 51,000 sq ft facility
2018  PharmaLink expands service to distribution centers 2018
PharmaLink expands
service to distribution centers
2019  Top tier pharmaceutical manufacturer selects PharmaLink as its reverse logistics processor 2019
Top tier pharmaceutical manufacturer
selects PharmaLink as its reverse logistics processor
2020  PharmaLink Celebrates 20 Years of Business 2020
PharmaLink Celebrates 20 Years of Business
2023  PharmaLink Expands Operations 2023
PharmaLink Expands Operations

2000
January PharmaLink launches

PharmaLinkĀ launches as a new reverse distribution company for expired pharmaceuticals, starting in a 1,500 SqFt facility in Clearwater, FL

2001 – 2002
Facility expansions

PharmaLink’Ā s first facility expansion of 3,000 SqFt. took place in 2001

Continuing to grow, PharmaLinkĀ moved into a 16,000 SqFt facility in Largo, FL in 2002

2003
PharmaLink launches
eBudget fixed cost returns solutions

PharmaLinkĀ launched an innovative fixed cost returns solution called ā€œeBudgetā€, which allowed pharmacies to budget their annual returns expense as well as maximize their credit reimbursements. eBudget quickly became the preferred returns solution by thousands of pharmacies across the country.

2005
PharmaLink introduces
“no out of pocket expense” returns program

PharmaLinkĀ introduces a ‘no out-of-pocket expense’ program for pharmacies by collaborating with major wholesalers that deliver more credits to customers while at the same time preserving their cash outlay for returns.

2006
PharmaLink joins Healthcare
Distribution Management Association (HDMA)

PharmaLinkĀ joins HDMA, a national association focused on developing a more efficient and effective distribution system and becomes a Returns Taskforce member. In 2016, HDMA became the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) to reflect the organizationā€™s growing role as a convener of the supply chain both domestically and globally.

2007
EncoreĀ© web inventory
and reporting platform releases

PharmaLinkĀ launches an online web-based inventory and reporting platform giving customers the capability to create or upload their returns inventory, manage shipments, view product return results Ā and track credits in real-time.

2008
PharmaLink introduces
on-site returns services

In 2008, PharmaLinkĀ commences on-site returns services in California and Florida. With much success, in 2015, PharmaLinkĀ expands on-site services nationwide.

2009
PharmaLink becomes
a member of NACDS

PharmaLinkĀ joins the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, an international organization with 40,000+ pharmacy members. NACDS advocates for pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policies at all levels and in all branches of government.

2011
PharmaLink moves to
27,000 sq ft. distribution facility in Largo, FL

Recognized as a leader in the Independent Pharmacy space, the company relocated to a new distribution facility in Largo, nearly doubling its capacity. The facility allows PharmaLinkĀ to expand into other market segments in the healthcare space.

2012
PharmaLink launches
MedFlatsĀ® returns solution

MedFlatsĀ® is a complete, all-inclusive system that makes it simple to return and dispose of your pharmaceutical products responsibly. These facilities can order the MedFlats solution from their Wholesaler.

2013
PharmaLink commences
returns services for manufacturers

PharmaLinkĀ expands its portfolio by providing recall, returns processing and disposal services for manufacturers.

2015
RxTakeBack Program launches nationwide

PharmaLinkā€™s RxTakeBackĀ® program provides pharmacies with an innovative method to safely comply with the requirements of the DEA Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, by creating an outlet for patients to dispose of unwanted medications including house-hold prescriptions and controlled substances.

2016
PharmaLink moves to
current 51,000 sq ft facility

Continuing its success of providing customer focused solutions to the healthcare supply chain, PharmaLink moves into the complex formerly occupied by Eckerd Drugs and designs and builds a state of the art Reverse Logistics center.

2018
PharmaLink expands
service to distribution centers

PharmaLink offers returns processing and disposal services for expired inventory with several wholesale distribution centers nationwide.

2019
Top tier pharmaceutical manufacturer
selects PharmaLink as its reverse logistics processor

PharmaLinkĀ begins returns processing for a major pharmaceutical manufacturer and launches product decommissioning program to assist in supply chain services.

2020
PharmaLink Celebrates 20 Years of Business

PharmaLink celebrates 20 years of business by expanding facility to 76,000 sq feet and incorporating core principles of returns, quality and innovation.

2023
PharmaLink Expands Operations

2023 – PharmaLinkĀ expands again to increase its overall capacity to 91,000 square feet, resulting in more than a 200% increase in processing capacity and a 55% increase in storage capacity.