A cloud-based pharmaceutical supply network in….Rwanda?

The Network Effect

It’s something I’ve had the privilege of being a part of and wanted to share with you: It began when the Republic of Rwanda’s Ministry of Health (MOH) was searching for a way to better manage the end-to-end fulfillment and delivery of medical supplies throughout the country. The system covers all in-country warehouses, more than 41 regional pharmacies, and approximately 900 local health clinics, and dispensing facilities.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline. Amazon Said to Limit Warehouse Access to New Merchants (Bloomberg). Here are some additional details from the press release: In Rwanda, postpartum hemorrhaging is the leading cause of death for pregnant women. During Rwanda’s lengthy rainy season, many roads wash out becoming impassible or non-existent.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

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First, as reported by Reuters, “UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccine.” According to the article: UPS will provide a grant of $800,000 plus logistical support through the UPS Foundation to a partnership including Gavi, a group providing vaccines to poor countries, and robotics company Zipline International Inc for drone flights in Rwanda starting in August.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Rwanda. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice.

Delivery Drones are Taking Off! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The implementation of drone technology could optimise last mile delivery by transporting packages from nearby warehouses or distribution centres to a specific address. In 2016, Zipline partnered with the vaccine non-profit Gavi to deliver blood samples and other urgent medical supplies to remote locations across Rwanda. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

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In Rwanda, Drones Deliver Medical Supplies to Remote Areas (WSJ – sub. In-depot / in-warehouse management. It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast? The mad dash begins to finish all the work that needs to get done before 2018 arrives, so without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E-Commerce Boosts U.S. Shipping Networks (WSJ – sub. req’d).