UCP (United Company of Pharmacists) is the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in Egypt. It has extensive geographical coverage through a network of 67 distribution centres.
Established in 1996, UCP, the wholesale arm of HO-United Group has a 32.6% market share of Egypt's pharmaceutical distribution market. The company combines local market expertise with modern technology to provide reliable and quality-driven distribution services, distributing more than 9,700 pharmaceutical products. Alliance Healthcare, a consortium between Alliance Boots and Hedef (Turkey) has a 50% stake in UCP.
UCP in figures
• Supplies 38,500 pharmacies and 2,000 hospitals
• Network of 67 distribution centres
• Over 4,400 employees
• Over 1,000 telesales and sales reps
• Runs 690 distribution vehicles
United Company of Pharmacists (UCP) is the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in Egypt with extensive geographical coverage through its network of 67 distribution centres enabling products to reach more than 32,000 delivery points. UCP is a subsidiary of Hedef Alliance, which became a subsidiary of Alliance Boots in July 2010.
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