Keelvar for pharmaceutical sourcing

Join leading companies like Novartis, McKesson and Johnson & Johnson who are driving better pharmaceutical sourcing outcomes with Keelvar.


Unlock more value from strategic events and manage more of the tactical and tail

Enable your sourcing team to create and execute even the most advanced sourcing projects and empower the rest of your organization to easily launch sourcing events themselves through simple, automated workflows.

Why Keelvar for pharmaceutical sourcing

Increase cost savings by 3-25%

Automate up to 90% of workload

Balance cost, risk & total value

Improve supplier relationships by up to 47%

Reduce rogue spend

Increase adoption by up to 50%

Where pharmaceutical companies are using Keelvar today

Transport & logistics

For all modes of transportation including trucking, rail, ocean FCL and LCL, road, air and parcel.


Streamline service buying from relocation services, temp labor, facilities management and more.


For primary, secondary and tertiary packaging such as plastics, polymer, glass, aluminium foil, paper and more.

Direct materials

Easily source excipients and other direct materials.

Maintenance, repair and operations

Be more agile with MRO sourcing of electrical, fixtures, equipment and more.

Features and highlights

Some of the reasons why pharmaceutical companies use Keelvar to help scale sourcing excellence across strategic, tactical and tail spend.

Rapid event creation

Flexible supplier bidding options and feedback

Scalability to handle large, complex events

Proactive bid validation and auto-piloting

Robust, easy scenario modelling and awarding

Customizable, visual dashboards and reports

Category flexible automated sourcing bots

Creation of automated sourcing bots in 1 hour

Pharmaceutical sourcing success stories
What our customers say about us

“With Keelvar, Mars now has a fit-for-purpose optimizer that we use to run large scale, complex sourcing events and autonomous sourcing which is built onto the optimizer and very intuitive. Our Associates can leverage AI to build and create events”.

Sam de Frates, Vice President, Commercial – Europe, CIS & Turkey, Mars

“As one of the early adopters of this AI Ocean Sourcing Solution with Keelvar, I can honestly say it’s been groundbreaking for us in the Coca-Cola System. We now have a structured digital solution to manage all our “Off Tender” requests, removing 100s of emails from our inboxes on a weekly basis.”

Alan Smith, Procurement Director - Global Logistics (CEPG)

“We now have standard elements that can be followed for road transportation events, making it much more efficient for the team, and for leadership.”

Koteswara Rao Malipeddi, Group Senior Category Manager for Logistics - Carlsberg

Pharmaceutical sourcing resources

Sourcing Optimization

Drive better sourcing outcomes for strategic spend

Autonomous Sourcing

Extend sourcing best practices to the entire business