BIAL AT A GLANCE
Founded in 1924, BIAL is an international pharmaceutical group, the largest in the sector in Portugal and one of the major players in the Iberian market. Responsible for the creation of the first patented medication in Portugal, an anti-convulsive, BIAL distributes its products in more than 50 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia.
"In the service of your Health," is its motto, with strategic areas including quality, internalisation and research and development of new medicines which can offer better quality of life to all.
CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT
Decree-Law no. 198/2012, of 24 August, which establishes new rules intended to guarantee the integrity of transport documents and guarantee the Customs and Tax Authority more effective control of these documents and according to which it became mandatory to communicate to the Customs and Tax Authority the particulars of goods transport documents: BIAL needed a simple and economical solution which made it possible to appropriately and rapidly comply with the new legal requirements.