Bolloré Transport & Logistics secures contract to provide medical warehousing solutions to UNHCR

SUDAN – Bolloré Transport & Logistics, a major international transport and logistics operator, has been awarded a contract to provide medical warehousing solutions to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Sudan.

To this end, Bolloré Transport & Logistics has invested in an 800 SqM warehouse located in the New Industrial Area in Jebra, Khartoum in close proximity to the city’s main airport. It comprises two different temperature zones of 15˚-25˚C and 25˚-30˚C, as well as a cold room with a temperature specification of -23˚ C.

The one-year renewable contract entails provision of temperature-controlled warehousing of up to -23˚ C which will be used for storage of medicine, medical supplies, and equipment.

The warehouse condition is constantly monitored with sensors which send automated alerts in case of sudden changes in temperature. In addition, the warehouse is equipped with an 100KvA generator to ensure continuous electricity supply.

An expert in the global chain management, Bolloré Transport & Logistics possess a strong experience in multiple sectors including Healthcare. Thanks to its know-how and its agility, the company was perfectly able to meet the UNHCR’s requirements making all these provisions within the span of a few weeks before the project went live on 15th of November.

“We are very happy to pursue our collaboration with UNHCR and provide them with new healthcare dedicated solutions,” Omar Abdulhakim, Bolloré Logistics in Sudan said.

“As demonstrated by this project, Bolloré Transport & Logistics is ready and able to speedily deploy medical cold chain solutions for any vaccination campaigns, with a global task force especially dedicated to the Coronavirus pandemic.”

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has been a supplier of UNHCR in Sudan since 2017, providing dry space management for the organization’s aid & relief goods and equipment.

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