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Outsourced Transport Resource Center 

VillageReach has established a resource center to help increase the number of countries in Africa integrating outsourced transportation as a lever for sustainable, high performing supply chains.

Jul 10, 2023   |   Blog Post

Dans la quête de l’amélioration du système de transport des échantillons polio en République Démocratique du Congo

Read English version here. Une fois que des cas suspects de poliomyélite sont identifiés dans la communauté, qui se présente par une paralysie brusque des bras ou des jambes, une course contre la montre commence. Emmanuel Amuri est Chef d’Agence de LOGISTIQUExpress, une agence...

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Jun 20, 2023   |   Blog Post

The quest to improve polio specimen transport in the Democratic Republic of Congo

See French version here.  Once suspected cases of poliomyelitis, which presents as sudden paralysis of the arms or legs, are identified in the community, a race against time begins. Emmanuel Amuri is Head of Branch at LOGISTIQUExpress, a company specializing in the transport of...

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Oct 11, 2022   |   Blog Post

Outsourced transport improves health care delivery across Inhambane

Point of care starts at the primary health center, where the patient and the health care worker meet. But for many communities in Inhambane Province, in the south of Mozambique, that point of care is harder to reach than for other Mozambicans. This is...

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Apr 26, 2022   |   Blog Post

Public and Private Sector Sector Collaboration in Mozambique at the 8th CTA Economic Briefing

Adapted from the original post on LinkedIn. Beira, Mozambique (27th April 2022) – The CTA (Confederação das Associações Económicas de Moçambique/Confederation of Mozambican Trade Associations) held its 8th Economic Briefing, with the participation of private sector firms from all over the country. The government...

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Jan 19, 2017   |   Blog Post

Combining Sectors, Partners and Products for Last Mile Impact

Collaboration is at the heart of a unique public-private initiative to increase availability for a range of health products in Mozambique. Tete provincial health authorities, Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), and VillageReach have partnered with the private sector company Confianca Absoluta to bring HIV medicines,...

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Sep 9, 2016   |   Blog Post

Outsourcing Transport and Logistics in Global Health

Reposted from Next Billion Vehicle graveyards are an all-too-common sight for those of us who work in global health. These long-forgotten vehicles serve as reminders to the underlying obstacles faced by transport systems throughout Africa. Routine maintenance required to keep cars, trucks and motorcycles...

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Based on the organizational value of radical collaboration, VillageReach will be a catalyst, increasing the outsourcing skills of TA partners to ensure governments have access to high quality TA for outsourcing. VillageReach will provide this free support in the form of tools, coaching and training to enable the successful implementation of outsourcing. Technical areas covered will include outsourcing strategy development, contracting 4PL and 3PL firms, defining and managing Service Level Agreements, costing and budgeting for outsourced transport, planning and ramping up outsourced transport, and managing 4PL and 3PL performance.

UPDATE:  Complete the 2022 perception survey on outsourcing in public health supply chains now. HAVE YOUR SAY

Latest OTRC Resources

Presentation  |  2023

Outsourced Transport Resource Center – General Presentation

Research  |  2023

Health Product Integration – A Critical Enabler for Outsourcing Transport

Report  |  2023

A Cost Management Approach: Sustainable Outsourced Transport Solutions

Fact Sheet  |  2022

Outsourcing Perceptions Survey 2022 Flyer

Presentation  |  2022

USAID: Best practices for successful outsourcing in the public health supply chain

Fact Sheet  |  2022

Leveraging Private Sector Capacity for Stronger and more Sustainable Public Health Systems

Presentation  |  2022

Outsourcing Transport of Health Commodities: Presentation (Video)

Report  |  2022

Using private sector firms for outsourced transportation in public health systems

Research  |  2021

USAID: Contracting for Transportation of Public Health Commodities to the Private Sector

Tool  |  2021

USAID: Implementing Activity-Based Costing (ABC) and Management (ABM)

Report  |  2021

Positioning Private Sector Engagement For Success Through A Multi-Supplier Strategy

Report  |  2021

People That Deliver: Outsourcing public health supply chain services – case studies

Tool  |  2021

People That Deliver: Outsourcing – A Roadmap

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