McKesson Corp., San Francisco, CA, reported revenues for the second quarter ended Sept. 30, 2007, were $24.5 billion compared with $22.4 billion a year ago, up 9%. Profit was up 8% to $247 million.
Year-to-date, sales are up 7% to $48.9 billion.
In its Distribution Solutions segment, U.S. pharmaceutical distribution revenues grew 9% in the second quarter. Warehouse sales increased 5%. Canadian revenues increased 15% for the quarter, including a favorable currency impact of 8%, and medical-surgical distribution revenues were up 11% for the quarter.
In Technology Solutions, revenues were up 36% for the quarter. Services revenues were up 52% and software and software systems revenues were up 4%.