Internet of Things (IoT) is a buzzword in the area of information technology. The Internet of Things is an interconnected computer system with unique identifiers (UIDs) that are capable of transmitting information over a network. This review article highlights the potential applications of IoT in pharmaceutical manufacturing, warehousing, and supply chain management to enhance product quality, increase productivity, and reduction in errors during different stages of a pharmaceutical product.
During the manufacturing of the pharmaceutical product, IoT may be useful in supervising and optimizing different unit operations for real-time monitoring and control to enhance production efficiency. In warehousing and supply chain management of pharmaceutical products, IoT is applicable in monitoring the real-time storage conditions of the drug product and improving visibility to enhance operational effectiveness.