How to Estimate Warehouse Space for Drugs
(1993; 87 pages)


This guidelines describes a method for establishing the necessary minimum size of pharmaceutical stores and for estimating transport volumes. It does not provide all the information required to establish the size of a complete warehouse. The method described may also be used for sizing sub-stores within such a store; for example, cold stores. The guidelines is written for those responsible for planning and organising pharmaceutical purchasing at national and regional levels. The guidelines describes the technical procedure for store sizing and it sets this process within the broader management context of drug purchasing, inventory control and stock administration...

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