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Medium-Term Management Plan

New Medium-Term Management Plan (FY03/2023-FY03/2025)

「SHIP "SHIP VISION 2024" get started

Formulated a new medium-term management plan in anticipation of a drastic change in the business environment

The Group has planned various initiatives to achieve consolidated sales of 1 trillion yen. With the declining birthrate and aging population and increasing medical costs in Japan, market needs are diversifying and changing day by day, and we have formulated a new medium-term management plan "SHIP VISION 2024" to achieve sustainable growth and further increase in corporate value. Through this medium-term management plan, the Group will aim for further growth as a corporate group aiming for consolidated sales of 1 trillion yen.

Background of SHIP VISION 2024

Diversifying and Complex Challenges in Healthcare industry

Highly qualified medical care provision system

  • Promote comprehensive community care systems
  • Securing home medical care and home nursing care

Work style reform

  • Decreasing workforce
  • Task-sharing, Outsourcing

Infection control measures

  • Infection control measures according to the function of the medical institution

Improving sustainability

  • Limited medical resources
  • Increasing social welfare spending

Framework of the plan

Promote high-value-added business operations while responding to expanding healthcare needs

Framework of the plan

Target figures

Target figures

Create new value and further increase the added value of the business through four priority measures

Under the new medium-term management plan, we will deepen and expand existing markets, create new value and increase added value in response to changes in market needs, and strengthen the management base that supports our growth. In addition, as a top runner in the healthcare industry, we will contribute to sustainability toward a sustainable society through our business.

Priority measures

1.Further high growth of core business

  • Accelerate further growth of core business centering on the existing 4 business
  • Optimization of management resources

2.Further expand value

  • Proactive and strategic M&A implementation
  • Creating value through new business

3.Functional enhancement strategy

  • In-group functional enhancement strategy
  • Securing consolidated dividend pay-out ratio over 30%

4.Activities for sustainability

  • Realizing sustainability through our business

1.Further high growth of core business

Develop strategies that capture the trend of each business while promoting segments collaboration

Total Pack Produce business (TPP)

Promote response to changing market needs

  • Further strengthening of consulting and producing capabilities
  • Providing high-quality and wide-ranging value for the consolidation and abolition of hospitals through the regional medical concept
  • Securing profits in service businesses such as Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center
  • Active development of new products, strengthening of maintenance service
  • Strengthen management of overseas business and promote its cooperation

* Kingrun Co., Ltd., which joined the group in July this year, is included in TPP business.

Plan CAGR
22.3-25.3
Sales 163 billion yen 17.9%
Segment profit 13 billion yen 13.2%

Medical Supply business(MSP)

Expansion of business field and improvement of service quality

  • Strengthening competitiveness by utilizing the strengths of each operating company across the board
  • Development of Private Brand products capturing social needs
  • Further expansion and enhancement of advanced medical material distribution system "Smart Medical Solution"
  • Nationwide expansion through active and strategic M&A
Plan CAGR
22.3-25.3
Sales 407 billion yen 4.1%
Segment profit 7.2 billion yen 5.3%

Lifecare business(LC)

Maintaining high occupancy rate and creating new value

  • Corresponds to M & A, integration, etc. and responds to competition in terms of both scale and uniqueness
  • Efficiency and quality improvement through manufacturing consignment and joint utilization of equipment in food supply business
  • Realization of "well-being" society through regional exchanges and social advancement support through employment support for people with disabilities
Plan CAGR
22.3-25.3
Sales 29 billion yen 5.3%
Segment profit 2.6 billion yen 2.6%

Dispensing Pharmacy business (PH)

Strengthening information coordination with other segments

  • Preparing to open new large stores and improving the efficiency of existing stores
  • Promotion of dominant strategy through active M&A
  • Promote home dispensing and contribute to the realization of a comprehensive community care system
  • Respond to the demand for in-facility dispensing at affiliated nursing care facilities inside and outside the Company
Plan CAGR
22.3-25.3
Sales 30.5 billion yen 1.8%
Segment profit 3.2 billion yen 0.0%

2.Active expansion of our value

Active and strategic M&A and value creation with new business

Active and strategic M&A

Principle policy for M&A

Deepen existing business
TPP business Improving manufacturer functions and expansion of other TPP-related business
MSP business Expansion of business field considering regional strategies
LC business Realization and expansion of high value-added and high-quality services
PH business Active grouping of high-margin pharmacies centered on front-end pharmacies
Overseas business Strengthening business in Bangladesh and Myanmar, discovering new markets
PMI enhancement
Improve PMI by strengthening the functions of the Sales Strategy Department and steadily create synergies after M&A
* PMI (Post Merger Integration) is an act of integration between the parties to maximize the effect of integration after the execution of an M&A transaction.
Discovering new business
Utilize M&A as a foothold for developing new business

Value creation with new business

  • Providing more efficient and comprehensive services through DX
  • Development of management and operation services to medical institutions
  • Providing high value-added services such as solutions that integrate existing services and automated equipment
  • Planning and development of Private Brand products that accurately capture social needs

3.Functional enhancement strategy

Strategy for strengthening functions within the group and securing a consolidated dividend payout ratio of 30% or more

Promoting functional enhancement projects

Supporting sustainable growth through functional enhancement projects in addition to the organizational reforms implemented in the past fiscal year

①Enhancement of management functions
②Enhancement of sales functions
③Enhancement of accounting and financial functions
④Enhancement of human resources development and personnel functions
⑤Enhancement of compliance function

Sound financial structure and improvement of shareholder returns

Strengthen growth investment and shareholder returns while ensuring the current liquidity on hand

  • Continuous growth investment
  • Repayment of existing loans and securing of new procurement capacity
  • Consolidated dividend payout ratio of 30% or more

4.Activities for Sustainability

Contribution to SDGs through our business

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