Thursday 20th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Arvato in healthcare deal

Arvato has formed a partnership with Portuguese logistics company Rangel to offer an integrated solution for final mile delivery of medication in Portugal.

UPS supports vaccine drone delivery in Ghana

UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, are to support the expansion of a medical drone network in Ghana with California-based automated logistics company Zipline to provide on-demand emergency deliveries of medical supplies.

Walgreens Boots launches $1bn saving plan

Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a $1 billion cost saving programme that includes division optimisation initiatives, global smart spending, global smart organisation and digitalisation of the enterprise.

NHS banned from buying fax machines

Health secretary Matt Hancock has banned NHS trusts from procuring fax machines and demanded that they are phased out by 31st March 2020.

Three new directors for NHS Supply Chain

Supply Chain Coordination, which provides the management function of the new NHS Supply Chain, has appointed three non-executive directors – Heather Tierney-Moore, Steven Glew and Heather Benjamin.

Ingenica Solutions wins KGH contract

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has awarded an inventory management contract to Ingenica Solutions as it aims to transform its supply chain and procurement efficiencies, secure long-term cost savings and improve patient safety.