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Hospital Supply Chain Management and Optimisation

@article{Kachwee2013HospitalSC,
  title={Hospital Supply Chain Management and Optimisation},
  author={Muhammed Kachwee and Dieter Hartmann},
  journal={Southern African Institute of Industrial Engineering},
  year={2013}
}
This project was directed at seeking solutions to the constraints imposed on the pharmaceutical supply chain of one of the largest and busiest state-owned hospitals in Africa. The aim of this project was to propose a new sourcing strategy, which included optimising stock holding, waste-reduction, possible stock-out elimination, and providing an improved supply chain management philosophy. The inventory management processes currently in operation at the hospital are fairly ineffective and… 

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