Time for Scanning and Recording the Digital Bar Code Information, Ethiopia Pilot Test

LocationTransactionNo. of ScansTime to Scan and Record Information From Bar CodeComments
Central storeInbound receipt13 tertiary-level shipper boxes3 minutes and 37 secondsRecorded time included physically moving the packages and obstacles
Central storeInbound receipt63 secondary-level packages24 minutes and 38 secondsSoftware optimization made during the test; used smartphone torch feature and improved scanning technique based on experience at the central store
Addis Ababa distribution hubInbound receipt13 tertiary-level shipper boxes2 minutes
Addis Ababa distribution hubInbound receipt50 secondary-level packages15 minutesQuantity split between 2 local health centers
Addis Ababa distribution hubOutbound to local health center230 secondary-level packagesLess than 25 minutes