A perfect fit for the validated

Pharmaceutical environment

ERP for the pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceuticals are becoming more and more individualized, quality requirements are higher and regulations are numerous: The GUS-OS Suite enables pharmaceutical companies in this environment to achieve largely automated and lean production. Almost 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry have gone into the GUS Group's process-oriented ERP solution. Currently, the GUS-OS Suite is used by around 60 pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and contract manufacturers. It ensures planning, production and delivery of high-quality pharmaceuticals. All business processes are compliant with regulations. And the industry processes included in the standard can be modeled for individual customers at the same time.

Because of their dynamic market environment, pharmaceutical companies have to adapt their processes and software again and again. For this purpose, they need, for example, improved calculation schemes for external product and service offers, IT applications for tender management or tools for supplier evaluation. The GUS-OS Suite is specially designed for the process industry and offers corresponding functions. In addition, GUS Group consultants work with customers to find answers to other regulatory and business management questions. Always with the goal of optimizing the efficiency and transparency of business processes.

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What the pharmaceutical industry needs

Even in its standard version, the GUS-OS Suite covers a large part of pharma-specific requirements - and takes into account all important regulations such as GAMP 5, GxP or the Serialization Directive 2011/62/EU. The standard functions of the GUS-OS Suite include:

  • Consistent validation-compliant process control in accordance with GMP, among other things, and support for computer system validation
  • Audit trail ensures data integrity, traceability and retraceability in all process steps
  • Business Intelligence (BI) calculates process and financial key figures in real time. On this basis, processes can be optimized quickly and accurately and capacity utilization can be increased.
  • Digital Hub Service for data exchange and communication with external partners
  • Complete documentation of batch origin and use
  • For quality assurance and development: Laboratory integration according to GLP guidelines as well as test instructions according to AMWHV §14 and §23
  • Traceability matrix (Scope Portal) links requirements specification/ specification with risk classification according to GxP guidelines
  • Stability tests according to ICH Q1 A-F, GMP Guideline Part I 6.23-33, reserve sample management according to AMWHV §18 and §27
  • Worldwide shipping according to GDP guidelines
  • Support for price moratoriums and statutory discounts
  • Integrated serialization process

The GUS-OS Suite in practice

Frank Heim
Finzelberg GmbH

Finzelberg is one of the world's leading manufacturers of phytopharmaceutical extracts, offering nutritional supplements as well as comprehensive services for pharmaceutical products, from their development to their approval. With GUS-OS Suite, they have optimized their processes and are very satisfied with the fast adaptability to special requirements, among other things.


  • Batch tracing
  • Product Quality Review (PQR)
  • Hygiene monitoring
  • Serialization
  • Audit Trail

Process improvement in real time

The Business Intelligence (BI) solution integrated in the GUS-OS Suite calculates process and financial key figures in real time. These key performance indicators (KPI) create the necessary process transparency and thus offer fact-based decision-making aids to adapt and optimize processes at short notice. In addition to daily evaluations on an hourly basis, forecasts and projections into the future are possible. In this way, throughput times of specific batches can be analyzed, as can the effort required for picking outgoing goods, right through to the capacity utilization figures of individual production areas.

Process development for the serialization of products

Together with the companies, our pharmaceutical consultants develop the business processes required for the implementation of the EU Falsification Directive 2011/62/EU. They then extend the standard processes mapped in the GUS-OS Suite to include company-specific processes. The result is clear: clear coding of secondary pharmaceutical packaging to protect against plagiarism.

Look & Feel of our ERP software

Curious about the GUS-OS Suite? In our Look & Feel Video you will get a first insight into the heart of our ERP system and gain valuable impressions about an industry-appropriate use. 

You ask - we answer

ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning and can be developed explicitly for the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. It is a specialized software solution that supports the management of business processes in pharmaceutical companies. It integrates various departments such as purchasing, production, inventory management, sales and finance to improve information flow and increase efficiency.

Typical functions of ERP software for the pharmaceutical industry include support for GAMP 5 validation, batch management, traceability, quality management, document control, recipe management, order processing, inventory management and supply chain management. ERP software may also include financial and human resource management functions.

When implementing ERP in companies from the pharmaceutical industry, challenges such as high costs, complex data migration, training requirements for employees, technical problems and acceptance problems can arise. Thorough planning and professional support, at best from software vendors who have a good understanding of the requirements of companies from the pharmaceutical industry, especially in connection with the necessary validation, can contribute significantly to successfully overcoming these challenges.

GUS ERP GmbH offers a specializedspecialized ERP solution for the pharmaceutical industry. The software enables the integration and management of various business processes in pharmaceutical companies, including batch management, traceability, quality management, document control and much more.

The ERP software GUS-OS Suite for the pharmaceutical industry offers numerous benefits, including improved productivity, streamlined inventory management, seamless compliance, increased visibility into business operations, and improved decision making. Integrated audit trail, Product Quality Review (PQR), placing batches on the market with batch register according to AMG, support for computer system validation sogether with a process- rather than document-oriented, workflow-based way of working are also among the unique selling points of the GUS-OS Suite explicitly for the pharmaceutical industry.

The ERP software from GUS ERP GmbH is customizable and scalable. It can be adapted to the individual requirements and business processes of pharmaceutical companies and grows with the company to adapt to future requirements.

Modern ERP systems for the pharmaceutical industry, such as the GUS-OS Suite, are flexible and can be integrated with other systems, such as customer relationship management (CRM) and supplier portals, and easily linked via interfaces.

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