6 May 2015
CH2 (CLIFFORD HALLAM HEALTHCARE) WINS WAREHOUSING AND DISTRIBUTION TENDER FOR THE TASMANIAN HEALTH ORGANISATION – SOUTH
CH2 (Clifford Hallam Healthcare) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by The Tasmanian Health Organisation – South (THO – South) as prime vendor for the warehousing and distribution services of medical consumables. The THO – South comprises of numerous campuses, and includes the Royal Hobart Hospital, which is Tasmania’s largest hospital and the major teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania (Faculty of Health Sciences).
CEO Rolf Krecklenberg said that CH2 would be establishing an on-site team to provide a total inventory management service via the Wardbox™ direct to ward distribution model. A new purpose-built clean room will also be installed at its Hobart facility to accommodate the specific requirements.
“The THO - South is a significant win for CH2, and represents the strength of our capabilities and experience in delivering best in class supply chain solutions for our national customer base,“ said Mr Krecklenberg.
“With a dedicated team working on the Royal Hobart Hospital campuses, we are in a unique position to drive strong co-operative partnerships between the Royal Hobart Hospital, CH2 and our broad network of Suppliers.”
Said Acting CEO of the THO – South Craig Watson, “In extending our relationship with CH2, we are looking forward to utilising their extensive distribution experience to bring additional efficiencies to our Warehouse Distribution model”.
There will be a three month transition period for CH2 to establish the dedicated service and delivery system, which should be fully operational by August 2015. The contract tenure is for up to ten years.
This is the third major healthcare supply contract secured by CH2 in recent months. It entered into an exclusive national distribution agreement with Vetshare in December 2014, and was awarded the warehousing and distribution tender for Silver Chain Aged Care facilities, commencing operation in April 2015.
For further information please contact:
Sales Manager - Vic/Tas and National Accounts, CH2
0418 274 737
For over 75 years, CH2 has been Enabling Australian Healthcare.
As Australia’s largest provider of medical consumables, pharmaceuticals, veterinary and equipment products, we serve the Public and Private Hospital sector, Day Surgeries, General Practitioners, Veterinary Clinics, and Aged Care Facilities.
We also provide a range of world class logistical services to manufacturers.
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