Company Overview


Our Experience

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Consumer Goods, Medical Devices.  These are the areas NorthStar brings expertise to the table through years of working on Top 25 Gartner Healthcare Supply Chains.  We share our passion by helping the people that help everyone. Let Northstar put that passion and expertise in your business.  Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, improve your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and pr


Our Approach

We listen and look for where we can add value.  Our core business solutions include Supply Chain, Track and Trace, Pharma & Healthcare services and Cost to Serve. Our approach includes a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and a schedule.  That’s how we ensure your success.


Why Us?

Business and management consultant mentors that know what good looks like first hand are key.  We want to give you the time and guidance you deserve.  Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or a special skillset or tool, reach out to us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. We didn’t get there alone. And neither will you. 


About Northstar

James Hickland, Managing Partner

James has worked as a leader in the Life Science field for a Top Global Healthcare company for 20+ years.  During that time he had multiple leadership roles as well as the Healthcare industry as a whole including:

  • Gartner Top 25 SC journey including Control Tower transformation 
  • Digital Supply Chain design
  • Order to Cash Global Process ownership (Warehouse & Distribution)
  • Total Cost to Serve ownership
  • Track and Trace implementation
  • Business Services design and implementation
  • Supply Chain Performance Management
  • Industry group leadership in GS1, PhRMA, EFPIA


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NorthStar Aligned Consulting

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States