Distribution And Logistics Management
At UHD, our job is not done until the customers we serve have their products safely and effectively in-hand. We aim to reduce intermediaries, allowing customers to capture more of the discounts and clients to maximize margins and profits.
Sourcing, Procurement and Importation Services
UHD sources and procures quality essential drugs and health commodities, as well as consumer products, through a broad network of suppliers. Our expertise spans from sourcing, forecasting and buying to customs clearance, freight forwarding and inbound management. We deploy a range of proprietary tools to accurately quantify product needs to avoid stock outs and loss of resources through expiry, and work closely with our suppliers and regulatory authorities to import new products efficiently into market.
Warehousing and Inventory Management
UHD’s comprehensive network of state of the art, secure warehousing facilities offers storage, real-time inventory management and cold-chain capabilities. Our ISO 9001:2008 and NDA-licensed modern warehouses located in Kampala (and 5 other regions) have more than 20,855m3 of storage space, 4,750 pallet positions and 116m3 of 24-hour backed up cold chain storage capacity. Our proprietary SAP-MIRP system and control tower center has enabled UHD to achieve zero stock-outs and managed expiries below 1.5% of value.
UHD offers its clients and partners a comprehensive suite of distribution services to ensure efficient, secure and responsive delivery solutions across our broad network, including packaging, labeling, loading and offloading, transportation, cross docking, transloading, reverse logistics and real-time surveillance and last mile delivery.
UHD has traversed more than 400,000 km to service 2000+ consumer outlets, supermarkets, hypermarkets, wholesalers, pharmacies and health facilities across the country including those in remote areas. Owned distribution facilities mean that our clients get the tailored solution best suited to their products and specific requirements. We offer the flexibility and cost advantages of sharing space, labor, equipment and transportation. Deliveries are made using a well-maintained, fully-equipped and cold-chain capable vehicle fleet that is tracked using web-based GPS technology.