What We Do

SUPPLY OFF THE CHAIN

Life-saving availability, quality and efficiency as a service

Dashboards, decision models, and planning tools trained for healthcare give you everything you need to make decisions and take action.

Accelerate and perfect operations and visibility through offline-first, user-centered supply chain workflow support tools for web and mobile.

Seamlessly fulfill and rapidly scale distributions with our on-demand delivery network as your transportation logistics partner.

With best-in-class tools, processes, and support available as a service, health systems and pharmaceutical distributors have new options for financing, outsourcing, scaling, and sustaining strategic supply chain information technology and fulfillment services.

SPEED: Provision new users, configure new systems, and add new products rapidly

SCALE: Designed from the ground up for national, multi-program supply chains

SECURITY: Data are warehoused securely in the cloud, no need for expensive homegrown data security plans

LOW RISK: No large capital outlay and pay as you go after initial integrations and configurations

VELOCITY: Decision support models leverage global data and learnings, so all users can do more with the data they have

CLIENTS & BENEFICIARIES
Nigeria's National Primary Health Care Development Agency
International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies
Clinton Health Access Initiative
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Global Fund Against AIDS, TB & Malaria
UNICEF
 

DEPLOYMENTS
Republic of Nigeria
Central African Republic

DOMAINS
Immunization
HIV/AIDS
Tuberculosis
Malaria
Pharmaceutical

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ON DEMAND
Professionalized pharmaceutical-grade distribution scales with demand; no outlay

SMART DELIVERY
FORTH agents are trained and equipped for complex delivery tasks, from VMI to proof of delivery, driving product and progress

DELIVERY INTELLIGENCE
Smart Delivery provides new visibility into distribution performance through the last-mile for accountability and management insights

LOCAL REACH
Leveraging expansive local networks brings even the most under-served areas within reach

SIMPLIFY
Partner with FORTH to consolidate vast distribution requirements and offload transport under a single, easy-to-manage contract

PRO-EQUITY
FORTH helps tackle geographic inequities in access, enable pro-equity financing, and expand community support for healthcare at scale


The health logistics partner for smart transport end-to-end

Distribution challenges stifle public and private frontier health systems, from governments seeking last-mile reach and sustainability to pharmaceutical distributors seeking new routes to market.

Local markets of transporters are ill-prepared, lacking the scale and knowhow required for impact, and locked in old ways of thinking about the problem.

FORTH is designed to reinvent the industry model through technology, partnership, and explicit market-shaping.

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FULLY FEATURED
Networked web and mobile tools for counting, sending, receiving and monitoring a range of health products

HUMAN-CENTERED
Processes, UI designed with users to simplify and unburden key staff, resist and tolerate error, and maximize retention

FIELD READY
Light weight and resilient ensures health delivery persists end to end despite the context
 

FIELD SUPPORTED
Supported and maintained with direct feedback from clients and real users keep solutions relevant and best-in-class


Workflow-supportive tools for high-performance visibility

The mobile revolution is already benefiting frontier health systems, yet logistics systems lack rapidly configurable domain soutions capable of extending central systems - leaving whole tiers unsupported and beyond visibility.

FIELD SUPPLY is a collection of user-loved, opinionated workflow processes built to perfect execution and extend visibility where it matters most: the field.

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INTEROPERABILITY
Integration services network what you already use with transformative tools, from Field Supply to commercial ERPs to HMIS

DATA-DRIVEN PLANNING
Forecasting, supply and demand planning modules putting measurement and evidence at the forefront of decision-making

INTELLIGENCE
Infinitely nestable indicator framework and user-centered dashboards pre-configured for best practice performance management

DATA-DRIVEN ACTION
Optimization and decision models trained on disease-area specifics guiding and supporting interpretation and action


Control Towers for data-driven health delivery

Business intelligence has made supply chain a strategic, executive function, driving a new generation of continuous performance improvement, yet these advances have been insufficiently adapted for complex health systems.

FIELD GUIDE accelerates health system performance through networked visibility and opinionated analytics to empower data-driven management.

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CASE: NIGERIA
FIELD helped Nigeria transform its vaccine stock reporting processes into a Control Tower for scale

Working with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency and UNICEF, we built and deployed a national-scale visibility andmanagement solution; a marriage of process and custom technology, building from the government's existing Dynamics NAV ERP, institutionalising a powerful, extensible data for management system at national scale.
 

CLIENTS & STAKEHOLDERS
Nigeria's National Primary Health Care Development Agency
UNICEF

YEAR
2016 to PRESENT

VALUE IN MANAGEMENT
>$230,000,000 in immunization goods

USERS
840 (70 direct, 770 indirect)

RETENTION
98.7%



 

- Institutionalised data collection, analysis and review process for weekly system oversight and exception management at state and national levels

- Offline-first interfaces for web and mobile designed for workflow support, data entry/capture and local decision making, delivered as extensions of major commercial ERP

- Custom analytics engine and decision-support models built for health-program needs, driving performance dashboards, root-cause analysis, forecasting and planning

- Training, rollout, change management, and ongoing user and technical support delivered as integral part of service