CLICK TO ADD TITLE. The 5th Global Health Supply Chain Summit November 18 -20, 2013 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Warehouse in a Box Project Arno Haigh. [SPEAKERS NAMES]. [DATE]. Warehouse-in-a-Box - Background.
The 5th Global Health Supply Chain Summit
November 18 -20, 2013Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Warehouse in a Box Project
In 2010, the Government of Tanzania (GoT) and USAID discussed the country’s chronic lack of supply chain infrastructure.
These included -
access to health commodities and services to patients.
at risk of damage , diversion or expiry.
USAID, through implementing partner SCMS, proposed to the GoT an unprecedented project to install pre-fabricated warehousing units (warehouse-in-a-box or WiB) in three initial locations in Tanzania.
Further collaboration with the Global Fund has seen the authorization of two additional warehouses and the extension of the original 3 warehouse units.
Imperial Health Sciences (IHS) were appointed the sub-contractor by SCMS to manage and deliver the WiB projects.
Phase 1: Groundwork Foundation and Substructure
Phase 2: Civil Works
Phase 3: Assembly of Steel Structure and Insulated Panels
Phase 4: Kitting
Phase 5: Training
Result: Full kitted and operational warehouse
A suitable size of land needs to made available
Secure utilities & services ( water & electricity)
2: Foundations and stud columns
3: Installation of steel frame
1: Site selection
4: Application of cladding to steel frame
5: Concrete Slab
8: Completed pre-fabricated warehouse
6: Completed warehouse shell
7: Installation of kitting
Positions have tripled to 36629 representing a 195% increase in capacity with only a 60% increase in area