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Feb 2024
  • + (202) 2529 5600
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  • customer.service@unitedgroup-ho.com
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  • 5 Samir Sayed Ahmed, Al Manial, Cairo

United Company for Trading & Distribution

UCTD Overview

United Company for Trade and Distribution UCTD is the exclusive agent and importer of various Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and FMCG companies in Egypt. Meanwhile, it is also the exclusive distributor of fortune FMCG products to the pharmacy market in Egypt. UCTD serves six segments of customers including:

  1. Chain pharmacies
  2. Individual pharmacies
  3. Wholesalers
  4. Hypermarkets
  5. Supermarkets
  6. Convenience stores

The company’s distribution network consists of eight regional satellites that span around 7000 pharmacies and 2,890 doors such as supermarkets and convenience stores. Furthermore, there are over 1100 wholesalers.

UCTD’s Approach

UCTD leverages its core strengths and those of the group to gain a competitive advantage, develop and sustain a culture of performance, and provide customer-focused services. This guarantees that the incentive structure encourages desired outcomes and performance.

Coverage & Resources

  • ● Pharmacies 6000
  • ● MT, Supermarkets, Groceries 3240
  • ● Wholesalers 1100
  • ● Products/Vendors 4,172/51
  • ● Distribution centers 7
  • ● Employees 1500
  • ● Tele sales & Sales representative 450
  • ● Distribution vehicles 118
  • ● Sales turnover – 5 Billion EGP – 2021

MEC Market Share

MEC Market Share

MEC Market Share

UCTD's Winning Strategy for Success

UCTD distributes more than 3,500 different products supplied by 43 vendors. The Company’s strategy calls for focusing its distribution services to the largest 7000 pharmacies through focused key account management. Meanwhile, leaving the rest of pharmacies for UCP which provides 100% coverage of all operating pharmacies in Egypt (34,000 Pharmacy). Resulting in approximately 2.16 Billion EGP in sales for the year ending 31 December 2015, UCTD is considered the largest distributor of FMCG brands in Egypt.

Fortune Pharmaceutical & FMCG Companies:

Fortune Personal Care Products:

International Companies

Local Manufacturers

... In addition to 170 other local manufacturers..