Oct 2023
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United Company of Pharmacists

UCP Overview

United Company of Pharmacists UCP, a shareholding company established in 1996, is Egypt’s leading wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals with 32.6% market share and 28 billion EGP in sales for the year ending 31 December 2021. The Company distributes more than 11,500 pharmaceutical products representing approximately 90% of total market and 3,500 personal care products leveraging UCP with the most powerful portfolio in the market. UCP combines local market expertise with modern technology to provide reliable and quality-driven distribution services.

Our extensive experience and infrastructure allows manufacturers to focus on their own core expertise. A scalable infrastructure supports the marketing efforts of our principals, and our debt collection service reduces the country risks of individual principals.

 In order to optimize synergies among the group and leverage UCP large distribution network and coverage, FMCG’s have been included in UCP distribution mechanism including telesales and B2B ordering systems.

UCP provides the largest direct account coverage in all healthcare channels in Egypt, employing over 1875 telesales and sales representatives to support the activities of our principals in the trade channel. Adopting and implementing SAP ERP as a technological digital transformation system created integrated business processes, a homogenous culture, and a holistic customer experience, an experience that can meet ever-changing business demands and market requirements proactively & thoroughly.

UCP’s Mission

To deliver an outstanding & developed group of services in the pharmaceutical field, that inspires confidence, surpasses our customers’ & vendors’ needs and benefits our society. While looking forward to maintaining our pioneering position.

UCP’s Vision

To be the “preferred partner” in the healthcare sector.

Coverage & Resource

  • Pharmacies 47,860
  • Hospitals 1,687
  • Products/Vendors 11,675 / 918
  • Distribution Centers 73
  • Employees 8,513
  • Telesales & Sales representative 1,875
  • Distribution vehicles 800
  • 2021 Sales turnover – LE (Billion) 28
  • Market share – 2021 32.6%

UCP’s Alliances & Partnerships

UCP is a member of AmerisourceBergen, which is an American drug wholesale company that was formed in 2001.

AmerisourceBergen Corp (AmerisourceBergen) is a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company that offers pharmaceutical products, business solutions and value-driving services that improve access to care. The company distributes a broad offering of brand-name, specialty brand-name, over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare products, generic pharmaceuticals, equipment, home healthcare supplies, outsourced compounded sterile preparations and related services.

AmerisourceBergen serves 10.5 million patients annually, 16.7 million annual deliveries made in more than 75 countries around the globe, 1.25 million resources donated for the safe disposal of prescription medicines, and 4 million products shipped every day to facilitate health and well-being of customers. 2021 revenue sales closed at an astounding $214 billion and a 23.3% market share.

MEC Market Share

MEC Market Share

MEC Market Share

Fortune Pharmaceutical & FMCG Companies:

Fortune Personal Care Products:

International Companies

Local Manufacturers

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