Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Bemoan Power Cuts and Fuel Price Increases

INCESSANT dreary power cuts coupled with ever rising fuel prices have adversely affected the pharmaceutical wholesale industry’s operations in the last three months. By Kudakwashe Pembere Zimbabwe has had to endure 18 hour long power cuts, thus affecting productivity. In an interview, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Distributors director Prashant Shah said they wrote to Zesa informing them of the critical nature of their business but haven’t received a response. We run on generator for 18 hours a day. Cold chain management is a major problem as costs escalating due to fuel…

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